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Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.)


Biography
District: 1st District
Political Highlights: Montross Town Council, 1986-96; Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors, 1996-2005; Va. House, 2006-07; U.S. House of Representatives, 2007-present
Born: Feb. 3, 1959; Washington, D.C.
Residence: Montross
Religion: Episcopalian
Family: Wife, Kathryn Wittman; two children
Education: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State U., B.S. 1981; U. of North Carolina, M.P.H. 1990; Virginia Commonwealth U., Ph.D. 2002
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2007 (3rd full term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Readiness - Chairman; Seapower & Projection Forces); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans & Insular Affairs)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalRob Wittman (R) 131,86162.9
Norman Mosher (D) 72,05934.4
G. Parker (IGREEN) 5,0972.4
2012generalRob Wittman (R) 200,84556.3
Adam Cook (D) 147,03641.2
G. Parker (IGREEN) 8,3082.3
2010generalRob Wittman (R) 135,56463.9
Krystal Ball (D) 73,82434.8
G. Parker (IGREEN) 2,5441.2
2008generalRob Wittman (R) 203,83956.6
Bill Day (D) 150,43241.8
Nathan Larson (LIBERT) 5,2651.5
Roll Call Vitals

223rd

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Virginia Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R) is 13th.

6th

Virginia is 6th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

14,403

Twitter Followers (@RobWittman)

Rep. Rob Wittman 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.