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Rep. Peter A. DeFazio, D-Ore.

Member of the House (15th term)

Democrat



Biography

District: Oregon - 4th District
Political Highlights: Lane County Commission, 1982-86; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate (special election), 1996
Born: May 27, 1947; Needham, Mass.
Residence: Springfield
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Myrnie L. Daut
Education: Tufts U., B.A. 1969; U. of Oregon, attended 1969-71; U. of Oregon, M.S. 1977
Elected: 1986
Committee Assignments: Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials; Water Resources & Environment)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 7th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 13,293 followers
State Clout: Oregon is 26th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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