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Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.)

Rural Outreach Chairwoman


Biography
Political Highlights: U.S. House, 1993-97; U.S. Senate, 1999-2011
Born: Sept. 30, 1960; Helena, Ark.
Residence: Little Rock
Religion: Episcopalian
Family: Husband, Steve Lincoln; two children
Education: Randolph-Macon Woman's College, B.A. 1982
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1998 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry; Energy & Natural Resources (National Parks; Public Lands & Forests; Water & Power); Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure; Health Care; Social Security, Pensions & Family Policy - Chairwoman); Special Aging

Defeated by Rep. John Boozman, R, in general election on November 2, 2010

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2010generalJohn Boozman (R) 451,61857.9
Blanche Lincoln (D) 288,15636.9
Trevor Drown (I) 25,2343.2
John Gray (GREEN) 14,4301.9
Stephan Hercher (WRI) 5190.1
2004generalBlanche Lincoln (D) 580,97355.8
Jim Holt (R) 458,03644.2
Glen Schwarz () 2120.0
Gene Mason () 1280.0
1998generalBlanche Lincoln (D) 385,87855.1
Fay Boozman (R) 292,90641.8
Charley Heffley (REF) 21,8603.1
1994generalBlanche Lincoln (D) 95,29053.4
Warren Dupwe (R) 83,14746.6
1992generalBlanche Lincoln (D) 149,55869.8
Terry Hayes (R) 64,61830.2
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: AR-B)
 
Leans Republican


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45th

Arkansas is 45th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Sen. Blanche Lincoln 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.