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Rep. Robert A. Brady (D-Pa.)

District: 1st District
Political Highlights: 34th Ward Democratic Executive Committee, 1967-present; candidate for Philadelphia City Council, 1983; Philadelphia Democratic Party chairman, 1986-present; sought Democratic nomination for mayor of Philadelphia, 2007; U.S. House of Representatives, 1998-present
Born: April 7, 1945; Philadelphia, Pa.
Residence: Philadelphia
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Debra Brady; two children
Education: St. Thomas More H.S., graduated 1963
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1998 (9th full term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Military Personnel); House Administration; Joint Library; Joint Printing

Election History
2014generalRobert Brady (D) 131,24882.8
Megan Rath (R) 27,19317.2
2012generalRobert Brady (D) 235,39484.9
John Featherman (R) 41,70815.1
2010generalRobert Brady (D) 149,944100.0
2008generalRobert Brady (D) 242,79990.8
Mike Muhammed (R) 24,7149.2
2006generalRobert Brady (D) 137,987100.0
2004generalRobert Brady (D) 214,46286.3
Deborah Williams (R) 33,26613.4
Christopher Randolph (X) 8570.4
2002generalRobert Brady (D) 121,07686.4
Marie Delany (R) 17,44412.5
Michael Ewall (GREEN) 1,5701.1
2000generalRobert Brady (D) 149,62188.3
Steven Kush (R) 19,92011.8
1998generalRobert Brady (D) 77,78881.2
William Harrison (R) 15,89816.6
John Featherman (LIBERT) 1,1981.2
Nancy Cole (SW) 9641.0
1998specialRobert Brady (D) 13,92373.6
William Harrison (R) 2,43612.9
Juanita Norwood (REF) 1,99310.5
John Featherman (LIBERT) 5583.0
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Pennsylvania is 10th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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