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Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas)

District: 12th District
Political Highlights: Fort Worth Zoning Commission, 1981-89; Fort Worth City Council, 1989-91; mayor of Fort Worth, 1991-95; U.S. House of Representatives, 1997-present
Born: Jan. 18, 1943; Greenville, Texas
Residence: Fort Worth
Religion: Methodist
Family: Divorced; three children
Education: Texas Wesleyan U., B.S. 1965
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1996 (9th term)
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Defense; Energy-Water; State-Foreign Operations - Chairwoman)

Election History
2014generalKay Granger (R) 113,18671.3
Mark Greene (D) 41,75726.3
Ed Colliver (LIBERT) 3,7872.4
2012generalKay Granger (R) 175,64970.9
Dave Robinson (D) 66,08026.7
Matthew Solodow (LIBERT) 5,9832.4
2010generalKay Granger (R) 109,88271.9
Tracey Smith (D) 38,43425.1
Matthew Solodow (LIBERT) 4,6013.0
2008generalKay Granger (R) 181,66267.6
Tracey Smith (D) 82,25030.6
Shiloh Shambaugh (LIBERT) 4,8421.8
2006generalKay Granger (R) 98,37166.9
John Morris (D) 45,67631.1
Gardner Osborne (LIBERT) 2,8882.0
2004generalKay Granger (R) 173,22272.3
Felix Alvarado (D) 66,31627.7
2002generalKay Granger (R) 121,20891.9
Edward Hanson (LIBERT) 10,7238.1
2000generalKay Granger (R) 117,73962.7
Mark Greene (D) 67,61236.0
Rick Clay (LIBERT) 2,5651.4
1998generalKay Granger (R) 66,74061.9
Tom Hall (D) 39,08436.3
Paul Barthel (LIBERT) 1,9171.8
1996generalKay Granger (R) 98,34957.8
Hugh Parmer (D) 69,85941.0
Heather Proffer (NL) 1,9961.2
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

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


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


Twitter Followers (@RepKayGranger)

Rep. Kay Granger has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) 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.