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Rep. Sander M. Levin (D-Mich.)


Biography
District: 9th District
Political Highlights: Oakland Board of Supervisors, 1961-64; Mich. Senate, 1965-71; Mich. Democratic Party chairman, 1968-69; Democratic nominee for governor, 1970; Democratic nominee for governor, 1974; U.S. House of Representatives, 1983-present
Born: Sept. 6, 1931; Detroit, Mich.
Residence: Royal Oak
Religion: Jewish
Family: Wife, Pamela Cole; four children
Education: U. of Chicago, A.B. 1952; Columbia U., M.A. 1954; Harvard U., LL.B. 1957
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1982 (16th term)
Committee Assignments: Ways & Means; Joint Taxation

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalSander Levin (D) 136,34260.4
George Brikho (R) 81,47036.1
Gregory Creswell (LIBERT) 4,7922.1
John McDermott (GREEN) 3,1531.4
2012generalSander Levin (D) 208,84661.9
Don Volaric (R) 114,76034.0
Jim Fulner (LIBERT) 6,1001.8
Julia Williams (GREEN) 4,7081.4
Les Townsend (USTAX) 2,9020.9
2010generalSander Levin (D) 124,67161.1
Don Volaric (R) 71,37235.0
Julia Williams (GREEN) 3,0381.5
Leonard Schwartz (LIBERT) 2,3421.1
Les Townsend (USTAX) 2,2851.1
Alan Jacquemotte (I) 4090.2
2008generalSander Levin (D) 225,09472.1
Bert Copple (R) 74,56523.9
John Vico (LIBERT) 4,7671.5
Les Townsend (USTAX) 4,0761.3
William Opalicky (GREEN) 3,8421.2
2006generalSander Levin (D) 168,49470.2
Randell Shafer (R) 62,68926.1
Andy Lecureaux (LIBERT) 3,2591.4
Les Townsend (USTAX) 2,0760.9
Jerome White (X) 1,8620.8
Art Myatt (GREEN) 1,7350.7
2004generalSander Levin (D) 210,82769.3
Randell Shafer (R) 88,25629.0
Dick Gach (LIBERT) 5,0511.7
2002generalSander Levin (D) 140,97068.3
Harvey Dean (R) 61,50229.8
Dick Gach (LIBERT) 2,6941.3
Steven Revis (USTAX) 1,3620.7
2000generalSander Levin (D) 157,72064.3
Bart Baron (R) 78,79532.1
Thomas Ness (GREEN) 4,1371.7
Andrew Le Cureaux (LIBERT) 3,6301.5
Fred Rosenberg (NL) 8870.4
1998generalSander Levin (D) 105,82455.9
Leslie Touma (R) 79,61942.0
Albert Titran (LIBERT) 2,8131.5
Fred Rosenberg (NL) 1,1720.6
1996generalSander Levin (D) 133,43657.4
John Pappageorge (R) 94,23540.5
Albert Titran (LIBERT) 3,1011.3
Gail Petrosoff (NL) 1,6900.7
1994generalSander Levin (D) 103,50852.0
John Pappageorge (R) 92,76246.6
Jerome White (I) 1,3860.7
Eric Anderson (NL) 1,3400.7
1992generalSander Levin (D) 137,51452.6
John Pappageorge (R) 119,35745.7
Charles Hahn (LIBERT) 2,7511.1
R.W. Montgomery (NL) 1,7240.7
1990generalSander Levin (D) 92,20570.0
1988generalSander Levin (D) 135,49370.0
1986generalSander Levin (D) 105,03176.0
1984generalSander Levin (D) 133,064100.0
1982generalSander Levin (D) 116,90166.6
1974general
Sander Levin (D) 1,242,24746.8
1970general
Sander Levin (D) 1,294,60048.7
Roll Call Vitals

16th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Michigan Rep. John D. Dingell (D) is 1st.

7th

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

16,756

Twitter Followers (@Repsandylevin)

91st

Rep. Sander M. Levin has the 91st most Sunday talk show appearances amongst members of Congress.


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.