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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio)


Biography
District: 4th District
Political Highlights: Ohio House, 1995-00; Ohio Senate, 2001-06; U.S. House, 2007-present
Born: Feb. 17, 1964; Troy, Ohio
Residence: Urbana
Religion: Christian
Family: Wife, Polly Jordan; four children
Education: U. of Wisconsin, B.S. 1986; Ohio State U., M.A. 1991; Capital U., J.D. 2001
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2006 (4th term)
Committee Assignments: Judiciary (Constitution & Civil Justice - Vice Chairman; Immigration & Border Security); Oversight & Government Reform (Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs - Chairman; Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements); Benghazi Attack

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalJim Jordan (R) 124,03667.8
Janet Garrett (D) 59,01532.2
2012generalJim Jordan (R) 182,64358.4
Jim Slone (D) 114,21436.5
Chris Kalla (LIBERT) 16,1415.2
2010generalJim Jordan (R) 146,02971.5
Doug Litt (D) 50,53324.7
Donald Kissick (LIBERT) 7,7083.8
2008generalJim Jordan (R) 186,15465.2
Mike Carroll (D) 99,49934.8
2006generalJim Jordan (R) 129,95860.0
Richard Siferd (D) 86,67840.0
Roll Call Vitals

208th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Ohio Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D) is 15th.

14th

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

18,991

Twitter Followers (@Jim_Jordan)

Rep. Jim Jordan 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.