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Rep. Ron Klein (D-Fla.)


Biography
District: 22nd District
Political Highlights: Fla. House, 1992-96; Fla. Senate, 1996-2006; U.S. House, 2007-11
Born: July 10, 1957; Cleveland, Ohio
Residence: Boca Raton
Religion: Jewish
Family: Wife, Dori Klein; two children
Education: Ohio State U., B.A. 1979; Case Western Reserve U., J.D. 1982
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2006 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets, Insurance & GSEs; Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Oversight & Investigations); Foreign Affairs (Middle East & South Asia; Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade; Western Hemisphere)

Defeated by Allen West, R, in general election on November 2, 2010

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2010generalAllen West (R) 118,89054.4
Ron Klein (D) 99,80445.6
2008generalRon Klein (D) 169,04154.7
Allen West (R) 140,10445.3
2006generalRon Klein (D) 108,68850.9
E. Shaw (R) 100,66347.1
Neil Evangelista (X) 4,2542.0
Roll Call Vitals

2nd

Florida is 2nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Ron Klein 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.