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Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.)

District: 4th District
Political Highlights: Lewis County judge-executive, 2010-12; U.S. House of Representatives, 2012-present
Born: Jan. 13, 1971; Huntington, W.Va.
Residence: Garrison
Religion: Methodist
Family: Wife, Rhonda Massie; four children
Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B. 1993; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.M. 1996
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (2nd full term)
Committee Assignments: Oversight & Government Reform (Government Operations; Transportation & Public Assets); Science, Space & Technology (Energy; Oversight); Transportation & Infrastructure (Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment)

Election History
2014generalThomas Massie (R) 150,46467.7
Peter Newberry (D) 71,69432.3
2012generalThomas Massie (R) 186,03662.1
William Adkins (D) 104,73435.0
David Lewis (I) 8,6742.9
2012specialThomas Massie (R) 174,09259.9
William Adkins (D) 106,59836.7
David Lewis (I) 9,9873.4
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow Kentucky Rep. Harold Rogers (R) is 11th.


Kentucky is 22nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@RepThomasMassie)

Rep. Thomas Massie 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.