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Rep. Rick Nolan (D-Minn.)


Biography
District: 8th District
Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 1972; Minn. House, 1969-73; U.S. House, 1975-81; U.S. House, 2013-present
Born: Dec. 17, 1943; Brainerd, Minn.
Residence: Crosby
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Mary Nolan; four children
Education: Saint John's U., attended 1962-64; U. of Minnesota, B.A. 1966; U. of Maryland, attended 1967; St. Cloud State U., attended 1969
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (4th term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation, Energy & Forestry; Livestock, Rural Development & Credit); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalRick Nolan (D) 191,97654.3
Chip Cravaack (R) 160,52045.4
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: MN-08)
 
Leans Democratic


See Also:

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229th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Minnesota Rep. Collin C. Peterson (D) is 40th.

35th

Minnesota is 35th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

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Twitter Followers (@usrepricknolan)

Rep. Rick Nolan has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

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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.