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Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va.

Member of the House (2nd full term)

Republican



Biography

District: Virginia - 7th District
Political Highlights: sought Republican nomination for Va. House, 2011
Born: July 27, 1964; Dearborn, Mich.
Residence: Glen Allen
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Laura Brat; two children
Education: Hope College, B.A. 1986; Princeton Theological Seminary, M.Div. 1990; American U., Ph.D. 1995
Elected: 2014
Committee Assignments: Budget; Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education; Workforce Protections); Small Business (Economic Growth, Tax & Capital Access - Chairman; Health and Technology)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Favored Republican
House Seniority: 199th ranked House Republican
Twitter: 11,797 followers
State Clout: Virginia is 6th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2014 Election Results

Candidate

Dave Brat (R)
John Trammell (D)
James Carr (LIBERT)

Votes

148,026
89,914
5,086

%

60.8%
36.9%
2.1%