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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.)

District: 22nd District
Political Highlights: Fla. House, 1986-92; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 1992; sought Democratic nomination for governor, 2002; Fla. House, 1994-2002; mayor of West Palm Beach, 2003-11; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-present
Born: May 16, 1948; Manhattan, N.Y.
Residence: West Palm Beach
Religion: Jewish
Family: Divorced; one child
Education: Boston U., B.A. 1970; Georgetown U., J.D. 1973
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Europe, Eurasia & Emerging Threats; Middle East & North Africa); Transportation & Infrastructure (Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment)

Election History
2014generalLois Frankel (D) 125,40458.0
Paul Spain (R) 90,68542.0
Raymond Schamis (WRI) 70.0
2012generalLois Frankel (D) 171,02154.6
Adam Hasner (R) 142,05045.4
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Florida is 2nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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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.