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Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite (R-Fla.)

(will retire at end of term)


Biography
District: 5th District
Political Highlights: Hernando County Board of Commissioners, 1991-93; Fla. Senate, 1992-2002; U.S. House, 2003-11
Born: Oct. 5, 1943; Albany, N.Y.
Residence: Brooksville
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Husband, Tony Selvaggio; three children
Education: State U. of New York, Albany, B.S. 1976; Russell Sage College, M.A. 1984
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2002 (4th term)
Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Health; Social Security)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2008generalGinny Brown-Waite (R) 265,18661.2
John Russell (D) 168,44638.8
2006generalGinny Brown-Waite (R) 162,42159.9
John Russell (D) 108,95940.1
2004generalGinny Brown-Waite (R) 240,31565.9
Robert Whittel (D) 124,14034.1
2002generalGinny Brown-Waite (R) 121,99847.9
Karen Thurman (D) 117,75846.2
Jack Gargan (I) 8,6393.4
Brian Moore (I) 6,2232.4
H. Werder () 530.0
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: FL-05)
 
Safe Democrat


See Also:

(Full Race Ratings Map)

2nd

Florida is 2nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

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.