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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.)

District: 5th District
Political Highlights: Flint Board of Education, 1977-85; Genesee County Board of Commissioners, 1986-96; candidate for mayor of Flint, 1991; Genesee County treasurer, 1997-2009; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-present
Born: Aug. 11, 1958; Flint, Mich.
Residence: Flint Township
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Jennifer Kildee; three children
Education: U. of Michigan, Flint, attended 1976-82; Central Michigan U., B.S. 2011
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Housing and Insurance; Monetary Policy & Trade; Terrorism Financing Task Force)

Election History
2014generalDan Kildee (D) 148,18266.7
Allen Hardwick (R) 69,22231.2
Harold Jones (LIBERT) 4,7342.1
2012generalDan Kildee (D) 214,53165.0
Jim Slezak (R) 103,93131.5
David Davenport (NPA) 6,6942.0
Gregory Creswell (LIBERT) 4,9901.5
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Michigan is 7th 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.