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Sen. Ted Kaufman (D-Del.)

Former Member (Resigned)


Biography
Political Highlights: Broadcasting Board of Governors, 1995-2008; U.S. Senate, 2009-10
Born: March 15, 1939; Philadelphia, Pa.
Residence: Greenville
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Lynne Kaufman; three children
Education: Duke U., B.S.E. 1960; U. of Pennsylvania, M.B.A. 1966
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Appointed: 2009 (1st term)
End of Service: Nov. 15, 2010
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Airland; Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Seapower); Foreign Relations (African Affairs; European Affairs; International Operations & Organizations; Near Eastern & South & Central Asian Affairs); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Efficiency of Federal Programs; Financial & Contracting Oversight; Permanent Investigations); Impeachment of Judge G. Thomas Porteous Jr.; Judiciary (Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights; Bankruptcy & Courts; Constitution, Civil Rights & Human Rights; Crime & Drugs; Terrorism & Homeland Security)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: DE-B)
 
Safe Democrat


See Also:

(Full Race Ratings Map)

27th

Delaware is 27th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.










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.