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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Billy Long (R-Mo.)

District: 7th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: Aug. 11, 1955; Springfield, Mo.
Residence: Springfield
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Barbara Long; two children
Education: U. of Missouri, attended 1973-74
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Communications & Technology; Energy & Power; Health)

Election History
2014generalBilly Long (R) 104,05463.5
Jim Evans (D) 47,28228.8
Kevin Craig (LIBERT) 12,5847.7
2012generalBilly Long (R) 203,56563.9
Jim Evans (D) 98,49830.9
Kevin Craig (LIBERT) 16,6685.2
Kenneth Brown (WRI) 90.0
2010generalBilly Long (R) 141,01063.4
Scott Eckersley (D) 67,54530.4
Kevin Craig (LIBERT) 13,8666.2
Nicholas Ladendorf (WRI) 100.0
Roll Call Vitals


Missouri is 30th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@USRepLong)

Rep. Billy Long 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.