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Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas)


Biography
District: 8th District
Political Highlights: Texas House, 1991-96; U.S. House, 1997-present
Born: April 11, 1955; Vermillion, S.D.
Residence: The Woodlands
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Cathy Brady; two children
Education: U. of South Dakota, B.S. 1990
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1996 (9th term)
Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Health - Chairman; Social Security; Trade); Joint Economic; Joint Taxation

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalKevin Brady (R) 194,04377.3
Neil Burns (D) 51,05120.3
Roy Hall (LIBERT) 5,9582.4
2010generalKevin Brady (R) 161,41780.3
Kent Hargett (D) 34,69417.3
Bruce West (LIBERT) 4,9882.5
2008generalKevin Brady (R) 207,12872.6
Kent Hargett (D) 70,75824.8
Brian Stevens (LIBERT) 7,5652.7
2006generalKevin Brady (R) 105,66567.3
James Wright (D) 51,39332.7
2004generalKevin Brady (R) 179,59968.9
James Wright (D) 77,32429.7
Paul Hansen (LIBERT) 3,7051.4
2002generalKevin Brady (R) 140,57593.1
Gil Guillory (LIBERT) 10,3516.9
2000generalKevin Brady (R) 233,84891.6
Gil Guillory (LIBERT) 21,3688.4
1998generalKevin Brady (R) 123,37292.8
Don Richards (LIBERT) 9,5767.2
1996generalKevin Brady (R) 80,32541.5
Gene Fontenot (R) 75,39938.9
Cynthia Newman (D) 26,24613.6
Robert Musemeche (D) 11,6896.0
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: TX-08)
 
Safe Republican


See Also:

(Full Race Ratings Map)

86th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Texas Rep. Ralph M. Hall (R) is 10th.

3rd

Texas is 3rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

12,725

Twitter Followers (@RepKevinBrady)

Rep. Kevin Brady 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.