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Rep. Artur Davis (D-Ala.)

(Defeated for other office)


Biography
District: 7th District
Political Highlights: assistant U.S. attorney, 1994-98; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 2000; U.S. House, 2003-11
Born: Oct. 9, 1967; Montgomery, Ala.
Residence: Birmingham
Religion: Lutheran
Family: Wife, Tara Davis
Education: Harvard U., A.B. 1990; Harvard U., J.D. 1993
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2002 (4th term)
End of Service: Jan. 3, 2011
Committee Assignments: House Administration (Elections); Ways & Means (Income Security & Family Support; Oversight)

Defeated by Ron Sparks, D, in gubernatorial primary on June 1, 2010

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2008generalArtur Davis (D) 228,51898.6
2006generalArtur Davis (D) 133,87099.0
2004generalArtur Davis (D) 183,40875.0
Steve Cameron (R) 61,01924.9
2002generalArtur Davis (D) 153,73592.4
Lauren McCay (LIBERT) 12,1007.3
Roll Call Vitals

17th

Alabama is 17th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Artur Davis 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.