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Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz.

Member of the House (8th term)



District: Arizona - 8th District
Political Highlights: Ariz. House, 1985-87; defeated for re-election to Ariz. House, 1986; sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 1994
Born: June 19, 1957; Uravan, Colo.
Residence: Peoria
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Josephine Franks; two children
Education: Ottawa U. (Ariz.), attended 1989-90
Elected: 2002
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Emerging Threats and Capabilities; Strategic Forces - Vice Chairman); Judiciary (Constitution & Civil Justice; Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 47th ranked House Republican
Twitter: 36,252 followers
State Clout: Arizona is 33rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

Election History

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