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Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.)


Biography
District: 2nd District
Political Highlights: Mo. House, 1989-00; U.S. House, 2001-13
Born: July 5, 1947; Manhattan, N.Y.
Residence: Town & Country
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Lulli Akin; six children
Education: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, B.S. 1971; Covenant Theological Seminary, M.Div. 1985
Military Service: Army, 1972; Army Reserve, 1972-80
Start of Service: Elected: 2000 (6th term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Seapower & Projection Forces - Chairman; Tactical Air & Land Forces); Budget; Science, Space & Technology (Energy & Environment; Space & Aeronautics)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalClaire McCaskill (D) 1,494,12554.8
Todd Akin (R) 1,066,15939.1
Jonathan Dine (LIBERT) 165,4686.1
Ted Kimzey (WRI) 150.0
Bernard Duraski (WRI) 90.0
William Dean (WRI) 60.0
Bernie Mowinski (WRI) 50.0
Charlie Bailey (WRI) 40.0
Arnie Dienoff (WRI) 20.0
2010generalTodd Akin (R) 180,48167.9
Arthur Lieber (D) 77,46729.2
Steve Mosbacher (LIBERT) 7,6772.9
Patrick Cannon (WRI) 70.0
2008generalTodd Akin (R) 232,27662.3
William Haas (D) 132,06835.4
Thomas Knapp (LIBERT) 8,6282.3
2006generalTodd Akin (R) 176,45261.3
George Weber (D) 105,24236.6
Tamara Millay (LIBERT) 5,9232.1
2004generalTodd Akin (R) 228,72565.4
George Weber (D) 115,36633.0
Darla Maloney (LIBERT) 4,8221.4
David Leefe (CNSTP) 9540.3
2002generalTodd Akin (R) 167,05767.1
John Hogan (D) 77,22331.0
Darla Maloney (LIBERT) 4,5481.8
2000generalTodd Akin (R) 164,92655.3
Ted House (D) 126,44142.4
Mike Odell (GREEN) 2,9071.0
James Higgins (LIBERT) 2,5240.9
Richard Gimpelson (REF) 1,2640.4
Roll Call Vitals

30th

Missouri is 30th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Todd Akin 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.