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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.

Senator (1st term)

Republican



Biography

Political Highlights: no previous office, ; sought Republican nomination for president, 2016
Born: January 7, 1963; Pittsburgh, Pa.
Residence: Bowling Green
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Kelley Paul; three children
Education: Baylor U., attended 1981-84; Duke U., M.D. 1988
Elected: 2010
Committee Assignments: Foreign Relations (Africa and Global Health Policy; Europe and Regional Security Cooperation; Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism; State Department and USAID Management); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families - Chairman; Employment & Workplace Safety); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Federal Spending Oversight & Emergency Management - Chairman; Permanent Investigations); Small Business & Entrepreneurship
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Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 35th ranked Senate Republican
State Clout: Kentucky is 22nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2010 Election Results

Candidate

Rand Paul (R)
Jack Conway (D)

Votes

755,411
599,843

%

55.7%
44.2%