Mike McIntyre

Douglas Carmichael "Mike" McIntyre ( born August 6, 1956 in Lumberton, Robeson County, North Carolina) is an American politician. Since 1997 he represents the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Mike McIntyre went to 1974 Lumberton High School and then studied at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After a subsequent law degree from the same university and its made ​​in 1981 admitted to the bar he began to work in his new profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. In 1980 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention, on the U.S. President Jimmy Carter was nominated for re-election. From 1987 to 1989 he was a member of the Youth Commission of his state, after which he worked until 1991 in Family Commission.

In the congressional elections of 1996, McIntyre was in the seventh constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Charlie Rose on January 3, 1997. After previous seven elections he can exercise his mandate in Congress today. Contrary to the national trend in favor of the Republican Party, he was also confirmed in the elections of 2010. He sat down with 53.7 percent of the vote against Ilario Pantano through. McIntyre is a member of the Agriculture Committee, the Armed Services Committee and the Subcommittee on Security and Cooperation in Europe as well as in four sub-committees. In January 2011, he was one of three MEPs who voted for the repeal of health care reform passed in the previous year.