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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.)

District: 3rd District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-present
Born: April 13, 1955; Minneapolis, Minn.
Residence: Gainesville
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Carolyn Yoho; three children
Education: Broward Community College, A.A. 1977; U. of Florida, B.S.A. 1979; U. of Florida, D.V.M. 1983
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Biotechnology, Horticulture & Research; Livestock & Foreign Agriculture; Nutrition); Foreign Affairs (Middle East & North Africa; Western Hemisphere)

Election History
2014generalTed Yoho (R) 148,69165.0
Marihelen Wheeler (D) 73,91032.3
Howard Lawson (NPA) 6,2082.7
2012generalTed Yoho (R) 204,33164.7
J.R. Gaillot (D) 102,46832.5
Philip Dodds (NPA) 8,8702.8
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R) is 33rd.


Florida is 2nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@RepTedYoho)

Rep. Ted Yoho has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) 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.