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Rep. Val B. Demings, D-Fla.

Member of the House (1st term)

Democrat



Biography

District: Florida - 10th District
Political Highlights: Orlando police chief, 2007-11; Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 2012; candidate for Orange County Mayor, 2014
Born: March 12, 1957; Jacksonville, Fla.
Residence: Orlando
Religion: Christian
Family: Husband, Jerry Demings; three children
Education: Florida State U., B.S. 1979; Webster U., Orlando, M.A. 1996
Elected: 2016
Committee Assignments: Homeland Security (Border & Maritime Security; Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection); Oversight & Government Reform (Intergovernmental Affairs - Ranking Member; National Security)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 4,808 followers
State Clout: Florida is 2nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2012 Election Results

Candidate

Daniel Webster (R)
Val Demings (D)
Naipaul Seegolam (WRI)

Votes

164,649
153,574
46

%

51.7%
48.3%
0.0%