District: 10th District Political Highlights: Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1990; sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 1992; sought Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, 1996; sought Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, 2014; U.S. House, 2007-present Born: May 14, 1946; Atlanta, Ga. Residence: Watkinsville Religion: Southern Baptist Family: Wife, Niki Broun; three children Education: U. of Georgia, B.S. 1967; Medical College of Georgia, M.D. 1971 Military Service: Marine Corps Reserve, 1964-67; Naval Reserve, 1967-72; Ga. Air National Guard, 1972-73; Navy Reserve Medical Corps, 2010-present Start of Service: Elected: 2007 (3rd full term) End of Service: Dec. 31, 1969 Committee Assignments: Homeland Security (Counterterrorism & Intelligence; Oversight and Management Efficiency); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Public Lands and Environmental Regulation); Science, Space & Technology (Environment; Oversight - Chairman)
Defeated in a primary for the U.S. Senate on May 20, 2014
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.