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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Mark Schauer (D-Mich.)

District: 7th District
Political Highlights: candidate for Battle Creek City Commission, 1993; Battle Creek City Commission, 1994-97; Mich. House, 1997-2003; Mich. Senate, 2003-09; U.S. House of Representatives, 2009-11
Born: Oct. 2, 1961; Howell, Mich.
Residence: Battle Creek
Religion: Methodist
Family: Wife, Christine Schauer; three stepchildren
Education: Albion College, B.A. 1984; Western Michigan U., M.P.A. 1986; Michigan State U., M.A. 1996
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2008 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation & Forestry); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Highways & Transit - Vice Chairman; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)

Election History
2010generalTim Walberg (R) 113,18550.2
Mark Schauer (D) 102,40245.4
Scott Aughney (USTAX) 3,7051.6
Greg Merle (LIBERT) 3,2391.4
Richard Wunsch (GREEN) 3,1171.4
2008generalMark Schauer (D) 157,21348.8
Tim Walberg (R) 149,78146.5
Lynn Meadows (GREEN) 9,5283.0
Ken Proctor (LIBERT) 5,6751.8
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Michigan is 7th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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