District: 10th District Political Highlights: mayor of Dayton, 1994-2002; defeated for re-election as mayor of Dayton, 2001; U.S. House of Representatives, 2003-present Born: Jan. 11, 1960; Dayton, Ohio Residence: Dayton Religion: Protestant Family: Divorced; two children Education: Ohio Northern U., B.A. 1982; Case Western Reserve U., J.D. 1985; U. of Dayton, M.B.A. 1992 Military Service: None Start of Service: Elected: 2002 (6th term) Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Strategic Forces; Tactical Air & Land Forces - Chairman); Oversight & Government Reform (Government Operations)
Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows:
SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat.
FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible.
LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored.
TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge.
TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.