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Rep. Tim Walz (D-Minn.)


Biography
District: 1st District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House, 2007-present
Born: April 6, 1964; West Point, Neb.
Residence: Mankato
Religion: Lutheran
Family: Wife, Gwen Walz; two children
Education: Chadron State College, B.S. 1989; Minnesota State U., Mankato, M.S. 2001; Saint Mary's U. of Minnesota, attending
Military Service: Neb. National Guard, 1981-96; Minn. National Guard, 1996-2005
Start of Service: Elected: 2006 (4th term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation, Energy & Forestry - Ranking Member; General Farm Commodities & Risk Management); Transportation & Infrastructure (Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials); Veterans' Affairs (Oversight & Investigations)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalTim Walz (D) 193,21157.5
Allen Quist (R) 142,16442.3
2010generalTim Walz (D) 122,36549.3
Randy Demmer (R) 109,24244.0
Steven Wilson (INDC) 13,2425.3
Lars Johnson (PTF) 3,0541.2
2008generalTim Walz (D) 207,75362.5
Brian Davis (R) 109,45332.9
Gregory Mikkelson (INDC) 14,9044.5
2006generalTim Walz (D) 141,55652.7
Gil Gutknecht (R) 126,48647.1
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: MN-01)
 
Safe Democrat


See Also:

(Full Race Ratings Map)

217th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Minnesota Rep. Collin C. Peterson (D) is 40th.

35th

Minnesota is 35th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

1,900

Twitter Followers (@RepTimWalz)

Rep. Tim Walz 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.