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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. John Fleming (R-La.)

District: 4th District
Political Highlights: Webster Parish coroner, 1996-00; U.S. House of Representatives, 2009-present
Born: July 5, 1951; Meridian, Miss.
Residence: Minden
Religion: Southern Baptist
Family: Wife, Cindy Fleming; four children
Education: U. of Mississippi, B.S. 1973; U. of Mississippi, M.D. 1976
Military Service: Navy Medical Corps, 1976-82
Start of Service: Elected: 2008 (4th term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Strategic Forces; Tactical Air & Land Forces); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Water, Power and Oceans - Chairman)

Election History
2014generalJohn Fleming (R) 152,68373.4
Randall Lord (LIBERT) 55,23626.6
2012generalJohn Fleming (R) 187,89475.3
Randall Lord (LIBERT) 61,63724.7
2010generalJohn Fleming (R) 105,22362.3
David Melville (D) 54,60932.4
Artis Cash (I) 8,9625.3
2008generalJohn Fleming (R) 44,50148.1
Paul Carmouche (D) 44,15147.7
Chester Kelley (X) 3,2453.5
Gerard Bowen (X) 6750.7
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow Louisiana Rep. Charles Boustany Jr. (R) is 171st.


Louisiana is 4th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@RepFleming)

Rep. John Fleming has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) has the most appearances so far this year.

John Fleming is ranked 43rd on the 50 Richest Members of Congress list.

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.