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Rep. Rick Crawford (R-Ark.)


Biography
District: 1st District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House, 2011-present
Born: Jan. 22, 1966; Homestead Air Force Base, Fla.
Residence: Jonesboro
Religion: Southern Baptist
Family: Wife, Stacy Crawford; two children
Education: Southwest Missouri State U., attended 1991-93; Arkansas State U., B.S. 1996
Military Service: Army, 1985-89
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation, Energy & Forestry; General Farm Commodities & Risk Management; Livestock, Rural Development & Credit - Chairman); Transportation & Infrastructure (Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalRick Crawford (R) 124,13963.3
Jackie McPherson (D) 63,55532.4
Brian Willhite (LIBERT) 8,5624.4
2012generalRick Crawford (R) 138,80056.2
Scott Ellington (D) 96,60139.1
Jessica Paxton (LIBERT) 6,4272.6
Jacob Holloway (GREEN) 5,0152.0
2010generalRick Crawford (R) 93,22451.8
Chad Causey (D) 78,26743.5
Ken Adler (GREEN) 8,3204.6
Mickey Higgins (WRI) 2050.1
Roll Call Vitals

280th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Arkansas Rep. Tim Griffin (R) is 295th.

45th

Arkansas is 45th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

7,951

Twitter Followers (@RepRickCrawford)

Rep. Rick Crawford 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.