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Rep. William Keating (D-Mass.)


Biography
District: 9th District
Political Highlights: Mass. House, 1977-85; Mass. Senate, 1985-99; Norfolk County district attorney, 1999-2011; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: Sept. 6, 1952; Norwood, Mass.
Residence: Bourne
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Tevis Keating; two children
Education: Boston College, B.A. 1974; Boston College, M.B.A. 1982; Suffolk U., J.D. 1985
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Asia & the Pacific; Europe, Eurasia & Emerging Threats - Ranking Member); Homeland Security (Counterterrorism & Intelligence; Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection & Security Technologies)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalWilliam Keating (D) 140,41354.9
John Chapman (R) 114,97145.0
2012generalWilliam Keating (D) 212,75458.7
Christopher Sheldon (R) 116,53132.2
Daniel Botelho (I) 32,6559.0
2010generalWilliam Keating (D) 132,74346.9
Jeff Perry (R) 120,02942.4
Maryanne Lewis (I) 16,7055.9
James Sheets (I) 10,4453.7
Joe Van Nes (I) 3,0841.1
Roll Call Vitals

309th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Massachusetts Rep. Richard E. Neal (D) is 31st.

20th

Massachusetts is 20th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

4,909

Twitter Followers (@USRepKeating)

Rep. William Keating 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.