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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.)

District: 1st District
Political Highlights: W.Va. Republican Party chairman, 1990-94; W.Va. House, 1980-95; sought Republican nomination for governor, 1996; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: March 28, 1947; Wheeling, W.Va.
Residence: Wheeling
Religion: Episcopalian
Family: Wife, Mary McKinley; four children
Education: Purdue U., B.S.C.E. 1965-69
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Energy & Power; Environment & the Economy; Oversight & Investigations)

Election History
2014generalDavid McKinley (R) 92,49164.0
Glen Gainer (D) 52,10936.0
2012generalDavid McKinley (R) 133,80962.5
Sue Thorn (D) 80,34237.5
2010generalDavid McKinley (R) 90,66050.4
Mike Oliverio (D) 89,22049.6
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow West Virginia Rep. Nick J. Rahall II (D) is 7th.


West Virginia is 25th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@RepMcKinley)

Rep. David B. McKinley has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) 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.