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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa)


Biography
District: 4th District
Political Highlights: Iowa Senate, 1997-2002; U.S. House, 2003-present
Born: May 28, 1949; Storm Lake, Iowa
Residence: Kiron
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Marilyn King; three children
Education: Northwest Missouri State U., attended 1967-70
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2002 (6th term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Department Operations, Oversight & Nutrition - Chairman; Livestock, Rural Development & Credit); Judiciary (Constitution & Civil Justice; Immigration & Border Security); Small Business (Agriculture, Energy & Trade; Contracting & Workforce; Economic Growth, Tax & Capital Access; Health and Technology)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalSteve King (R) 169,83461.6
Jim Mowrer (D) 105,50438.3
2012generalSteve King (R) 200,06352.9
Christie Vilsack (D) 169,47044.8
Martin Monroe (NPA) 8,1242.2
2010generalSteve King (R) 128,36365.7
Matthew Campbell (D) 63,16032.4
Martin Monroe (I) 3,6221.9
2008generalSteve King (R) 159,43059.8
Rob Hubler (D) 99,60137.4
Victor Vara (I) 7,4062.8
2006generalSteve King (R) 105,71258.4
Joyce Schulte (D) 64,51635.7
Roy Nielsen (X) 8,1944.5
Cheryl Brodersen (X) 2,4901.4
2004generalSteve King (R) 168,58363.3
Joyce Schulte (D) 97,59736.6
2002generalSteve King (R) 113,25762.2
Paul Shomshor (D) 68,85337.8
Roll Call Vitals

155th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Iowa Rep. Tom Latham (R) is 78th.

23rd

Iowa is 23rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

22,488

Twitter Followers (@SteveKingIA)

85th

Rep. Steve King has the 85th most Sunday talk show appearances amongst members of Congress.


Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











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.