Experience: House: District 2, 1993-Present
Home State: New York
Running: President, United States, 2016
Total Raised: $747,943Coverage End: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Winning: Won with 0.00%
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    Full Name: Peter 'Pete' T. King
    Gender: Male
    Family: Wife: Rosemary; 2 Children: Sean, Erin
    Birth Date: 04/05/1944
    Birth Place: Manhattan, NY
    Home City: Seaford, NY
    Religion: Roman Catholic


    JD, University of Notre Dame Law School, 1968
    BA, Saint Francis College, 1965

Political Experience

    Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 2, 1992-present
    Comptroller, Nassau County, 1981-1993
    Republican Nominee, New York Attorney General, 1986
    Member, Hempstead Town Council, 1977-1981

Current Legislative Committees

    Financial Services, Member
    Homeland Security, Member
    Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Member
    Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, Member
    Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, Chair
    Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies, Member
    Subcommittee on NSA and Cybersecurity, Member
    Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Financial Services), Member
    Subcommittee on the CIA, Member

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

    Co-Chair, Ad-Hoc Committee for Irish Affairs, present
    Co-Chair, Albanian Issues Caucus, present
    Member, Army Caucus, present
    Co-Chair, Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease, present
    Member, Congressional Coalition on Adoption, present
    Co-Chair, Congressional Fire Caucus, present
    Member, Congressional Human Rights Caucus, present
    Member, Congressional Older Americans Caucus, present
    Member, Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus, present
    Member, Law Enforcement Caucus, present
    Member, Long Island Congressional Caucus, present
    Member, Long Island Sound Caucus, present
    Chair, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, 2005-2006, 2011-201

Professional Experience

    General Counsel, Nassau Off-Track Betting, 1977
    Executive Assistant, Nassau County, 1974-1976
    Deputy Attorney, Nassau County, 1972-1974
    Specialist, United States Army Reserve National Guard, 1968-1973

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

    Member, 69th Infantry Veterans Corps, present
    Member, American Legion, Post 1132, present
    Life Member, American Veterans (AMVETS), present
    Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians, present
    Member, Board of Visitors, United States Merchant Marine Academy, present
    Member, Catholic War Veterans, present
    Member, Knight of the Holy Sepulchre, present
    Member, Knights of Columbus, Memorare Council Number 3476, present
    Member, Long Island Committee for Soviet Jewry, present
    Honorary Member, Nassau County Fire Fighters Emerald Society, present
    Member, National Guard and Reserve Components Organization, present
    Member, New York Bar Association, present
    Member, Order of Knights of Pythias, present
    Honorary Chief, Seaford Fire Department, present
    Member, Sons of Italy, Marco Polo Lodge Number 2214, present
    Former Member, Board of Directors, Notre Dame Law Association

Additional Information


    Friend of Labor Award, Civil Service Employees Association
    Certificate of Honor, Committee for the Furtherance of Jewish Education
    Legislative Leadership Award, America Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
    Honorary Chief, Seaford Fire Department
    Certificate of Honor, Long Island Committee for Soviet Jewry
    Interfaith Understanding Award, Jewish Chatauqua Society of the Wantagh Suburban Temple
    Board of Visitors, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Citizen of the Year, Knights of Columbus
    Alumni Achievement Award, St. Francis College
    First Annual 'Huey' Award, Veterans of the Vietnam War
    Board of Directors, Notre Dame Law Association
    Honorary Member, Nassau County Fire Fighters Emerald Society
    Guardian of Small Business Award, National Federation of Independent Businesses
    Spirit of Enterprise Award, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Patriot of the Year, Reserve Officers Association
    Distinguished Service Award, Institute for Public Affairs of the Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America
    National Breast Cancer Coalition Perfect Score, 2003-2004
    Certificate of Achievement, Catholic War Veterans
General Survey
Issue Title Candidate's Answers
1. Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right

Strongly Oppose
2. Stricter punishment reduces crime

3. Marijuana is a gateway drug
4. Higher taxes on the wealthy

Strongly Oppose
5. Stimulus better than market-led recovery

6. Vouchers for school choice

Strongly Support
7. Make voter registration easier

No Opinion
8. Prioritize green energy

9. Avoid foreign entanglements
10. Expand the military

Strongly Support
11. Support & expand free trade

12. Support American Exceptionalism
13. Absolute right to gun ownership

14. Expand ObamaCare

15. Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens

16. EPA regulations are too restrictive

17. Keep God in the public sphere

Strongly Support
18. Legally require hiring more women & minorities

19. Comfortable with same-sex marriage

Strongly Oppose
20. Privatize Social Security

Total: 346
Introduced Date Bill Number Bill Title Last Action
05/16/2017 H.R.2459 Transnational Criminal Organization Exploitation Threat Assessment Act 05/16/2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.  (All Actions)
05/02/2017 H.R.2294 LEO Fair Retirement Act of 2017 05/02/2017 Referred to House Ways and Means  (All Actions)
03/24/2017 H.R.1720 LOSAP CAP Act 03/24/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.  (All Actions)
03/23/2017 H.R.963 Supply Our Soldiers Act of 2017 03/23/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.  (All Actions)
03/06/2017 H.Con.Res.31 Expressing the sense of Congress that John Arthur "Jack" Johnson should receive a posthumous pardon for the racially motivated conviction in 1913 that diminished the athletic, cultural, and historic significance of Jack Johnson and unduly tarnished his reputation. 03/06/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.  (All Actions)
02/28/2017 H.R.1244 Capital Access for Small Businesses and Jobs Act 02/28/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.  (All Actions)
02/07/2017 H.R.964 Law Enforcement Officers Equity Act 02/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  (All Actions)
02/03/2017 H.R.411 Veteran Suicide Prevention Act 02/03/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.  (All Actions)
02/01/2017 H.R.666 Department of Homeland Security Insider Threat and Mitigation Act of 2017 02/01/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  (All Actions)
01/24/2017 H.R.667 Merrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act 01/24/2017 Referred to House Administration  (All Actions)
09/08/2016 H.Con.Res.149 Expressing a commitment by Congress to never forget the service of aviation's first responders. 09/08/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.  (All Actions)
07/27/2016 H.R.5743 Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2016 07/27/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.  (All Actions)
07/12/2016 H.R.3361 Department of Homeland Security Insider Threat and Mitigation Act of 2016 07/12/2016 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 553.  (All Actions)
05/18/2016 H.Res.716 Recognizing the deep and abiding friendship between the United States and Ireland and recommending actions to further strengthen those ties. 05/18/2016 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.  (All Actions)
05/17/2016 H.R.4963 Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2016 05/17/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.  (All Actions)
04/14/2016 H.Con.Res.120 Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the 3rd Annual Fallen Firefighters Congressional Flag Presentation Ceremony. 04/14/2016 Message on Senate action sent to the House.  (All Actions)
03/03/2016 H.R.4700 Merrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act 03/03/2016 Referred to House Administration  (All Actions)
03/02/2016 H.R.4660 Jobs for Veterans Act of 2016 03/02/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.  (All Actions)
12/07/2015 H.R.1076 Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015 12/07/2015 Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Thompson (CA). Petition No: 114-3.  (All Actions)
11/23/2015 H.R.3815 Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act 11/23/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.  (All Actions)
Total: 3930
Date Bill Number Bill Title Result Vote
06/13/2017 H.R.10 Financial CHOICE Act of 2017
06/12/2017 H.R.2372 VETERAN Act
06/08/2017 H.R.2825 DHS Authorization Act of 2017
05/22/2017 H.R.1892 Honoring Hometown Heroes Act Passed Yea
05/18/2017 H.R.2519 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint commemorative coins in recognition of the 100th anniversary of The American Legion.
05/18/2017 H.R.1911 Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2017
05/18/2017 H.Res.218 Recognizing the importance of the United States-Israel economic relationship and encouraging new areas of cooperation.
05/18/2017 H.Res.207 Expressing the continued support of the House of Representatives for the Good Friday Agreement (the Belfast Agreement).
05/18/2017 H.R.672 Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2017
05/17/2017 H.R.1162 No Hero Left Untreated Act
05/17/2017 H.R.1005 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans.
05/16/2017 H.R.2452 Deborah Sampson Act
05/16/2017 H.R.2426 Secure Government Buildings from Espionage Act of 2017
05/16/2017 H.R.2182 Plum Island Preservation Act
05/11/2017 H.R.2405 Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2017
05/11/2017 H.R.1500 Robert Emmet Park Act of 2017
05/04/2017 H.R.2359 FCRA Liability Harmonization Act
05/04/2017 H.R.2192 To amend the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the non-application of certain State waiver provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff. Passed Yea
05/03/2017 H.R.2327 PAWS Act of 2017
04/28/2017 H.R.2230 To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue or bust of Elie Wiesel for placement in the United States Capitol.
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