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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.)

District: 1st District
Political Highlights: Nev. Senate, 1988-2008; Democratic nominee for governor, 2006; defeated for re-election to U.S. House, 2010; U.S. House of Representatives, 2009-11; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-present
Born: May 23, 1950; Thomasville, Ga.
Residence: Las Vegas
Religion: Greek Orthodox
Family: Husband, Thomas C. Wright
Education: College of William & Mary, A.B 1970; U. of Georgia, M.A. 1973; Florida State U., Ph.D. 1976
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2008 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment); Veterans' Affairs (Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs - Ranking Member; Economic Opportunity)

Election History
2014generalDina Titus (D) 45,64356.8
Annette Teijeiro (R) 30,41337.9
Richard Charles (LIBERT) 2,6173.3
Kamau Bakari (IA) 1,6262.0
2012generalDina Titus (D) 113,96763.6
Chris Edwards (R) 56,52131.5
William Pojunis (LIBERT) 4,6452.6
Stan Vaughan (IA) 4,1452.3
2010generalJoe Heck (R) 128,91648.1
Dina Titus (D) 127,16847.5
Barry Michaels (I) 6,4732.4
Joseph Silvestri (LIBERT) 4,0261.5
Scott Narter (IA) 1,2910.5
2008generalDina Titus (D) 165,91247.4
Jon Porter (R) 147,94042.3
Jeffrey Reeves (I) 14,9224.3
Joseph Silvestri (LIBERT) 10,1642.9
Floyd Fitzgibbons (IA) 6,9372.0
Bob Giaquinta (GREEN) 3,9371.1
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow Nevada Rep. Joe Heck (R) is 302nd.


Nevada is 48th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@repdinatitus)

Rep. Dina Titus 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.