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Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-La.

Member of the House (2nd term)

Republican



Biography

District: Louisiana - 5th District
Political Highlights: no previous office,
Born: September 16, 1954; Monroe, La.
Residence: Alto
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Dianne Abraham; three children
Education: Louisiana State U., D.V.M. 1980; Louisiana State U., M.D. 1994
Elected: 2014
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation & Forestry; General Farm Commodities & Risk Management); Armed Services (Emerging Threats and Capabilities; Military Personnel; Seapower & Projection Forces); Science, Space & Technology (Research and Technology - Vice Chairman; Space)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 202nd ranked House Republican
Twitter: 7,693 followers
State Clout: Louisiana is 4th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2014 Election Results

Candidate

James Mayo (D)
Ralph Abraham (R)
Zach Dasher (R)
Vance McAllister (R)
Clyde Holloway (R)
Harris Brown (R)
Ed Tarpley (R)
Charles Saucier (LIBERT)
Eliot Barron (GREEN)

Votes

67,611
55,489
53,628
26,606
17,877
9,890
4,594
2,201
1,655

%

28.2%
23.2%
22.4%
11.1%
7.5%
4.1%
1.9%
0.9%
0.7%