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Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.)

District: 9th District
Political Highlights: Ga. House, 2007-13; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-present
Born: Aug. 16, 1966; Gainesville, Ga.
Residence: Gainesville
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Lisa Jordan Collins; three children
Education: North Georgia College, B.S. 1988; New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div. 1996; John Marshall Law School (Atlanta), J.D. 2008
Military Service: Air Force Reserve, 2002-present; Naval Reserve, 1994-96
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Judiciary (Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet - Vice Chairman; Regulatory Reform, Commercial & Antitrust Law); Rules

Election History
2014generalDoug Collins (R) 146,05980.7
David Vogel (D) 34,98819.3
2012generalDoug Collins (R) 192,10176.2
Jody Cooley (D) 60,05223.8
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow Georgia Rep. John Lewis (D) is 21st.


Georgia is 18th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Doug Collins 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.