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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-Pa.)

District: 12th District
Political Highlights: Republican nominee for U.S. House, 2010; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-present
Born: April 25, 1962; Endicott, N.Y.
Residence: Sewickley
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Elsie Rothfus; six children
Education: State U. of New York, Buffalo, attended 1980-82; State U. of New York, Buffalo State, B.S. 1984; U. of Notre Dame, J.D. 1990
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Housing and Insurance)

Election History
2014generalKeith Rothfus (R) 127,99359.3
Erin McClelland (D) 87,92840.7
2012generalKeith Rothfus (R) 175,35251.7
Mark Critz (D) 163,58948.3
2010generalJason Altmire (D) 120,82750.8
Keith Rothfus (R) 116,95849.2
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Doyle (D) is 72nd.


Pennsylvania is 10th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@KeithRothfus)

Rep. Keith Rothfus has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) 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.