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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.)

District: 1st District
Political Highlights: Md. Senate, 1999-2010; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 2008; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: Jan. 25, 1957; Brooklyn, N.Y.
Residence: Cockeysville
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Widowed; five children
Education: U. of Pennsylvania, attended 1973-75; Johns Hopkins U., B.A. 1977; Johns Hopkins U., M.D. 1980; Johns Hopkins U., M.H.S. 1995
Military Service: Navy Reserve, 1988-2005
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture; Homeland Security; Labor-HHS-Education)

Election History
2014generalAndy Harris (R) 176,34270.4
Bill Tilghman (D) 73,84329.5
2012generalAndy Harris (R) 214,20463.4
Wendy Rosen (D) 92,81227.5
John LaFerla (D) 14,8584.4
Muir Boda (LIBERT) 12,8573.8
Michael Calpino (UNA) 710.0
Douglas Rae (UNA) 260.0
2010generalAndy Harris (R) 155,11854.1
Frank Kratovil (D) 120,40042.0
Richard Davis (LIBERT) 10,8763.8
Jack Wilson (NPA) 1580.1
Michael Kennedy (WRI) 180.0
2008generalFrank Kratovil (D) 177,06549.1
Andy Harris (R) 174,21348.3
Richard Davis (LIBERT) 8,8732.5
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Maryland is 9th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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