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Rep. David Rivera (R-Fla.)


Biography
District: 25th District
Political Highlights: Fla. House, 2002-10; U.S. House, 2011-13; Miami-Dade County Republican Party chairman, 2008-10
Born: Sept. 16, 1965; Brooklyn, N.Y.
Residence: Miami
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Single
Education: Florida International U., B.A. 1986; Florida International U., M.P.A. 1994
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Oversight & Investigations; Western Hemisphere); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; National Parks, Forests & Public Lands)

Defeated by Joe Garcia, D, in a general on Nov. 6, 2012

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalJoe Garcia (D) 135,69453.6
David Rivera (R) 108,82043.0
Angel Fernandez (NPA) 5,7262.3
Jose Peixoto (NPA) 2,7171.1
2010generalDavid Rivera (R) 74,85952.1
Joe Garcia (D) 61,13842.6
Roly Arrojo (TEA) 4,3123.0
Craig Porter (FWP) 3,2442.3
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: FL-25)
 
Safe Republican


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2nd

Florida is 2nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

3,254

Twitter Followers (@RepRivera)

Rep. David Rivera has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) 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.