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Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va.

Senator (1st term)



Political Highlights: W.Va. House, 1997-2001; U.S. House of Representatives, 2001-15
Born: November 26, 1953; Glen Dale, W.Va.
Residence: Charleston
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Husband, Charles L. Capito Jr.; three children
Education: Duke U., B.S. 1975; U. of Virginia, M.Ed. 1976
Elected: 2014
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Labor-HHS-Education; Legislative Branch - Chairman; Military Construction-VA; Transportation-HUD); Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; National Parks; Public Lands, Forests and Mining); Environment & Public Works (Clean Air & Nuclear Safety - Chairwoman; Fisheries, Wildlife & Water; Transportation & Infrastructure); Rules & Administration; Joint Library
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 43rd ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 18,835 followers
State Clout: West Virginia is 25th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

Election History

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