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Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.)


Biography
District: 6th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House, 2013-present
Born: Sept. 14, 1978; Jacksonville, Fla.
Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Casey Black DeSantis
Education: Yale U., B.A. 2001; Harvard U., J.D. 2005
Military Service: Navy Reserve, 2010-present; Navy, 2004-10
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Middle East & North Africa; Western Hemisphere); Judiciary (Constitution & Civil Justice; Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet); Oversight & Government Reform (Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs; Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalRon DeSantis (R) 195,96257.2
Heather Beaven (D) 146,48942.8
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: FL-06)
 
Safe Republican


See Also:

(Full Race Ratings Map)

375th

on the House Seniority List

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

2nd

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

5,405

Twitter Followers (@RepDeSantis)

Rep. Ron DeSantis has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) 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.