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Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.)


Biography
District: 2nd District
Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for Md. Senate, 1978; Baltimore County Council, 1985-94; Baltimore County executive, 1994-2002; U.S. House, 2003-present
Born: Jan. 31, 1946; Baltimore, Md.
Residence: Cockeysville
Religion: Methodist
Family: Wife, Kay Ruppersberger; two children
Education: U. of Maryland, attended 1963-67; U. of Baltimore, J.D. 1970
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2002 (6th term)
Committee Assignments: Select Intelligence

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalC.A. Ruppersberger (D) 194,08865.6
Nancy Jacobs (R) 92,07131.1
Leo Dymowski (LIBERT) 9,3443.2
Ray Bly (R) 220.0
2010generalC.A. Ruppersberger (D) 134,13364.2
Marcelo Cardarelli (R) 69,52333.3
Lorenzo Gaztanaga (LIBERT) 5,0902.4
2008generalC.A. Ruppersberger (D) 198,57871.9
Richard Matthews (R) 68,56124.8
Lorenzo Gaztanaga (LIBERT) 8,7863.2
2006generalC.A. Ruppersberger (D) 135,81869.2
Jimmy Mathis (R) 60,19530.7
2004generalC.A. Ruppersberger (D) 164,75166.6
Jane Brooks (R) 75,81230.7
Keith Salkowski (GREEN) 6,5082.6
2002generalC.A. Ruppersberger (D) 105,71854.2
Helen Bentley (R) 88,95445.6
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: MD-02)
 
Safe Democrat


See Also:

(Full Race Ratings Map)

162nd

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Maryland Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D) is 14th.

9th

Maryland is 9th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

4,595

Twitter Followers (@Call_Me_Dutch)

32nd

Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger has the 32nd 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.