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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.)

District: 8th District
Political Highlights: Ga. House, 1997-2011; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: Dec. 10, 1969; Aug.a, Ga.
Residence: Tifton
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Vivien Scott; one child
Education: U. of Georgia, B.B.A. 1993
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Biotechnology, Horticulture & Research; Commodity Exchanges, Energy & Credit - Chairman; General Farm Commodities & Risk Management); Armed Services (Oversight & Investigations; Readiness)

Election History
2014generalAustin Scott (R) 129,938100.0
2012generalAustin Scott (R) 197,789100.0
2010generalAustin Scott (R) 102,77052.7
Jim Marshall (D) 92,25047.3
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow Georgia Rep. John Lewis (D) is 21st.


Georgia is 18th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@AustinScottGA08)

Rep. Austin Scott 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.