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Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D-Ala.)

Chief Deputy Whip

District: 7th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: Jan. 1, 1965; Huntsville, Ala.
Residence: Birmingham
Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
Family: Single
Education: Princeton U., A.B. 1986; Oxford U., M.A. 1988; Harvard U., J.D. 1992
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises; Monetary Policy & Trade); Select Intelligence (Defense Intelligence & Overhead Architecture - Ranking Member; Emerging Threats)

Election History
2014generalTerri Sewell (D) 133,68798.4
2012generalTerri Sewell (D) 232,52075.8
Don Chamberlain (R) 73,83524.1
2010generalTerri Sewell (D) 136,69672.4
Don Chamberlain (R) 51,89027.5
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow Alabama Rep. Spencer Bachus (R) is 46th.


Alabama is 17th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@RepTerriSewell)

Rep. Terri A. Sewell 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.