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Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.)


Biography
District: 4th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House, 2013-present
Born: Oct. 4, 1980; Brighton, Mass.
Residence: Brookline
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Lauren Birchfield Kennedy
Education: Stanford U., B.S. 2003; Harvard U., J.D. 2009
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Middle East & North Africa; Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade); Science, Space & Technology (Energy; Space)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalJoseph Kennedy (D) 00.0
2012generalJoseph Kennedy (D) 221,30361.1
Sean Bielat (R) 129,93635.9
David Rosa (I) 10,7413.0
Roll Call Vitals

390th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Massachusetts Rep. Richard E. Neal (D) is 31st.

20th

Massachusetts is 20th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

12,935

Twitter Followers (@RepJoeKennedy)

Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.



Joseph P. Kennedy III is ranked 21st on the 50 Richest Members of Congress list.









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.