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Rep. Henry E. Brown Jr. (R-S.C.)


Biography
District: 1st District
Political Highlights: Hanahan City Council, 1981-85; S.C. House, 1985-00; U.S. House, 2001-11
Born: Dec. 20, 1935; Bishopville, S.C.
Residence: Hanahan
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Billye Brown; three children (one deceased)
Education: Berkeley H.S., graduated 1953
Military Service: S.C. National Guard, 1953-62
Start of Service: Elected: 2000 (5th term)
Committee Assignments: Natural Resources (Insular Affairs, Oceans & Wildlife - Ranking Member; National Parks, Forests & Public Lands); Transportation & Infrastructure (Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials; Water Resources & Environment); Veterans' Affairs (Health - Ranking Member)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2008generalHenry Brown (R) 177,54051.9
Linda Ketner (D) 163,72447.9
2006generalHenry Brown (R) 115,76659.7
Randy Maatta (D, WFM) 73,21837.7
James Dunn (GREEN) 4,8752.5
2004generalHenry Brown (R) 186,44887.8
James Dunn (GREEN) 25,67412.1
2002generalHenry Brown (R) 122,51889.5
James Dunn (UC) 9,5607.0
Joseph Innella (NL) 4,7753.5
2000generalHenry Brown (R) 139,59760.3
Andy Brack (D) 82,62235.7
Bill Woolsey (LIBERT) 6,0102.6
Bob Batchelder (REF) 2,0670.9
Roll Call Vitals

12th

South Carolina is 12th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Henry E. Brown Jr. 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.