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Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa

Member of the House (2nd term)

Republican



Biography

District: Iowa - 1st District
Political Highlights: sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 2012
Born: April 26, 1955; Dubuque, Iowa
Residence: Dubuque
Religion: Episcopalian
Family: Wife, Karen Blum; six children
Education: Loras College, B.A. 1977; Dubuque U., M.B.A. 1989
Elected: 2014
Committee Assignments: Oversight & Government Reform; Small Business (Agriculture, Energy & Trade - Chairman; Investigations, Oversight & Regulations)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Tossup
House Seniority: 206th ranked House Republican
Twitter: 5,564 followers
State Clout: Iowa is 23rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2012 Election Results

2014 Election Results

Candidate

Rod Blum (R)
Pat Murphy (D)

Votes

147,762
141,145

%

51.1%
48.8%