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Rep. Garret Graves, R-La.

Member of the House (2nd term)

Republican



Biography

District: Louisiana - 6th District
Political Highlights: no previous office,
Born: January 31, 1972; Baton Rouge, La.
Residence: Baton Rouge
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Carissa Graves; three children
Education: Alabama U., attended 1990-91; Louisiana Tech U., attended 1993-95; American U., attended 1996
Elected: 2014
Committee Assignments: Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Water, Power and Oceans); Transportation & Infrastructure (Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment - Chairman)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 214th ranked House Republican
Twitter: 6,670 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

Edwin Edwards (D)
Garret Graves (R)
Paul Dietzel (R)
Dan Claitor (R)
Lenar Whitney (R)
Richard Lieberman (D)
Craig McCulloch (R)
Robert Bell (R)
Peter Williams (D)
Rufus Craig (LIBERT)
Norman Clark (R)
Charles Thomas (R)

Votes

77,866
70,715
35,024
26,524
19,151
7,309
5,815
5,182
4,037
3,561
1,848
1,447

%

30.1%
27.4%
13.6%
10.3%
7.4%
2.8%
2.3%
2.0%
1.6%
1.4%
0.7%
0.6%