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Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa)


Biography
District: 2nd District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House, 2007-present
Born: Dec. 23, 1952; Sioux City, Iowa
Residence: Iowa City
Religion: Methodist
Family: Wife, Teresa Loebsack; four children
Education: Iowa State U., B.S. 1974; Iowa State U., M.A. 1976; U. of California, Davis, Ph.D. 1985
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2006 (4th term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Military Personnel; Readiness); Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education - Ranking Member; Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalDave Loebsack (D) 143,43152.5
Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R) 129,45547.4
2012generalDave Loebsack (D) 211,86355.6
John Archer (R) 161,97742.5
Alan Aversa (NPA) 7,1121.9
2010generalDave Loebsack (D) 115,83951.0
Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R) 104,31945.9
Gary Sicard (LIBERT) 4,3561.9
Jon Tack (CNSTP) 2,4631.1
2008generalDave Loebsack (D) 175,21857.2
Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R) 118,77838.8
Wendy Barth (GREEN) 6,6642.2
Brian White (X) 5,4371.8
2006generalDave Loebsack (D) 107,31951.4
Jim Leach (R) 101,46548.6
Roll Call Vitals

210th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Iowa Rep. Tom Latham (R) is 78th.

23rd

Iowa is 23rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

2,537

Twitter Followers (@daveloebsack)

Rep. Dave Loebsack 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.