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Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-Va.)


Biography
District: 10th District
Political Highlights: sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 1976; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1978; U.S. House, 1981-2015
Born: Jan. 30, 1939; Philadelphia, Pa.
Residence: Vienna
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Carolyn Wolf; five children
Education: Pennsylvania State U., B.A. 1961; Georgetown U., LL.B. 1965
Military Service: Army Reserve, 1962-63
Start of Service: Elected: 1980 (17th term)
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science - Chairman; State-Foreign Operations; Transportation-HUD - Vice Chairman)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalFrank Wolf (R) 214,03858.4
Kristin Cabral (D) 142,02438.8
J. Chisholm (I) 9,8552.7
2010generalFrank Wolf (R) 131,11662.9
Jeffrey Barnett (D) 72,60434.8
William Redpath (LIBERT) 4,6072.2
2008generalFrank Wolf (R) 223,14058.8
Judy Feder (D) 147,35738.8
Neeraj Nigam (I) 8,4572.2
2006generalFrank Wolf (R) 138,21357.3
Judy Feder (D) 98,76941.0
Wilbur Wood (LIBERT) 2,1070.9
Neeraj Nigam (I) 1,8510.8
2004generalFrank Wolf (R) 205,98263.8
James Socas (D) 116,65436.1
2002generalFrank Wolf (R) 115,91771.7
John Stevens (D) 45,46428.1
2000generalFrank Wolf (R) 238,81784.2
Brian Brown (LIBERT) 28,1079.9
Marc Rossi (I) 16,0315.7
1998generalFrank Wolf (R) 103,64871.6
Cornell Brooks (D) 36,47625.2
Robert Buchanan (I) 4,5063.1
1996generalFrank Wolf (R) 169,26672.0
Robert Weinberg (D) 59,14525.2
Gary Reams (I) 6,5002.8
1994generalFrank Wolf (R) 153,31187.3
Alan Ogden (I) 13,6877.8
Robert Rilee (I) 8,2674.7
1992generalFrank Wolf (R) 144,47163.6
Raymond Vickery (D) 75,77533.4
Alan Ogden (I) 6,8743.0
1990generalFrank Wolf (R) 103,76161.0
N. Canter (D) 57,24934.0
Lyndon LaRouche (I) 2,2931.0
1988generalFrank Wolf (R) 188,55068.0
Robert Weinberg (D) 88,28432.0
1986generalFrank Wolf (R) 95,72460.0
John Milliken (D) 63,29240.0
1984generalFrank Wolf (R) 158,52863.0
John Flannery (D) 95,07437.0
1982generalFrank Wolf (R) 86,50653.4
Ira Lechner (D) 75,36146.6
1980generalFrank Wolf (R) 110,84051.0
Joseph Fisher (D) 105,83349.0
1978generalJoseph Fisher (D) 70,89253.0
Frank Wolf (R) 61,98147.0
Roll Call Vitals

13th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Virginia Rep. James P. Moran (D) is 39th.

6th

Virginia is 6th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Frank R. Wolf 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.