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Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.)


Biography
Political Highlights: Ingham County Commission, 1975-78; Mich. House, 1979-91; Mich. Senate, 1991-94; sought Democratic nomination for governor, 1994; Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, 1994; U.S. House, 1997-2001; U.S. Senate, 2001-present
Born: April 29, 1950; Clare, Mich.
Residence: Lansing
Religion: United Methodist
Family: Divorced; two children
Education: Michigan State U., B.A. 1972; Michigan State U., M.S.W. 1975
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2000 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry; Budget; Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; National Parks; Water & Power); Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure; Health Care; International Trade, Customs & Global Competitiveness - Chairwoman); Joint Taxation

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalDebbie Stabenow (D) 2,735,82658.8
Peter Hoekstra (R) 1,767,38638.0
Scotty Boman (LIBERT) 84,4801.8
Harley Mikkelson (GREEN) 27,8900.6
Richard Matkin (USTAX) 26,0380.6
John Litle (NL) 11,2290.2
Amitabh Ghosh (WRI) 480.0
Daniel Holloway (WRI) 100.0
Raymond O'Donnell (WRI) 70.0
Katherine Houston (WRI) 40.0
2006generalDebbie Stabenow (D) 2,151,27857.0
Mike Bouchard (R) 1,559,59741.4
David Sole (GREEN) 23,8900.6
Leonard Schwartz (LIBERT) 18,3410.5
W. Fitzsimons (USTAX) 18,3410.5
2000generalDebbie Stabenow (D) 2,061,95249.5
Spencer Abraham (R) 1,994,69347.9
Matthew Abel (GREEN) 37,5420.9
Michael Corliss (LIBERT) 29,9660.7
Mark Forton (REF) 26,2740.6
John Mangopoulos (USTAX) 11,6280.3
William Quarton (NL) 5,6300.1
1998generalDebbie Stabenow (D) 125,16957.4
Susan Munsell (R) 84,25438.6
John Mangopoulos (REF) 4,6542.1
Ben Steele (LIBERT) 2,7501.3
Patricia Allen (NL) 1,2130.6
1996generalDebbie Stabenow (D) 141,08653.8
Dick Chrysler (R) 115,83644.1
Doug MacDonald (LIBERT) 3,8111.5
Patricia Allen (NL) 1,6790.6
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: MI-B)
 
Leans Democratic


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7th

Michigan is 7th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

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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.