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Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio)


Biography
District: 2nd District
Political Highlights: Miami Township trustee, 1990-00; Clermont County Republican Party chairwoman, 1996-98; Ohio House, 2001-04; sought Republican nomination for Ohio Senate, 2004; U.S. House, 2005-13
Born: Nov. 29, 1951; Cincinnati, Ohio
Residence: Miami Township
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Husband, Peter Schmidt; one child
Education: U. of Cincinnati, B.A. 1974
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2005 (3rd full term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (General Farm Commodities & Risk Management; Nutrition & Horticulture - Chairwoman); Foreign Affairs (Europe & Eurasia; Western Hemisphere); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2010generalJean Schmidt (R) 139,02758.5
Surya Yalamanchili (D) 82,43134.7
Marc Johnston (LIBERT) 16,2596.8
Randy Conover (WRI) 1280.1
2008generalJean Schmidt (R) 148,67144.8
Victoria Wulsin (D) 124,21337.5
David Krikorian (I) 58,71017.7
2006generalJean Schmidt (R) 120,11250.5
Victoria Wulsin (D) 117,59549.4
Roll Call Vitals

14th

Ohio is 14th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Jean Schmidt 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.