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Rep. Christopher Carney (D-Pa.)

District: 10th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House of Representatives, 2007-11
Born: March 2, 1959; Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Residence: Dimock Township
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Jennifer Carney; five children
Education: Cornell College, B.S.S. 1981; U. of Wyoming, M.A. 1983; U. of Nebraska, Ph.D. 1993
Military Service: Naval Reserve, 1995-present
Start of Service: Elected: 2006 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Homeland Security (Counterterrorism & Intelligence; Oversight and Management Efficiency - Chairman); Transportation & Infrastructure (Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)

Defeated by Tom Marino, R, in general election on November 2, 2010

Election History
2010generalTom Marino (R) 110,59955.2
Christopher Carney (D) 89,84644.8
2008generalChristopher Carney (D) 160,83756.3
Chris Hackett (R) 124,68143.7
2006generalChristopher Carney (D) 110,11552.9
Don Sherwood (R) 97,86247.1
Roll Call Vitals


Pennsylvania is 10th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@RepTomMarino)

Rep. Christopher Carney has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

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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.