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Linder retired at the end of the 111th Congress.

Rep. John Linder (R-Ga.)

  • District: 7th District, East of Atlanta -- outer Atlanta suburbs
  • Residence: Duluth
  • Born: September 9, 1942; Deer River, Minn.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Wife, Lynne Linder; two children
  • Education: U. of Minnesota, Duluth, B.S. 1963; U. of Minnesota, D.D.S. 1967
  • Military Service: Air Force 1967-69
  • Political Highlights: Ga. House, 1975-81; Republican nominee for Ga. Senate, 1980; Ga. House, 1983-91; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1990; U.S. House, 1993-2011
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (9th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Income Security & Family Support - Ranking Member; Oversight; Select Revenue Measures)
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State Information: 7th District, East of Atlanta -- outer Atlanta suburbs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Rob Woodall (R) 160,898 67.1%
Doug Heckman (D) 78,996 32.9%
2008 general John Linder (R) 209,354 62%
Doug Heckman (D) 128,159 38%
2006 general John Linder (R) 130,561 70.9%
Allan Burns (D) 53,553 29.1%
2004 general John Linder (R) 258,982 100%
2002 general John Linder (R) 138,997 78.9%
Michael Berlon (D) 37,124 21.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 39% John McCain: 60%
2004 John Kerry: 30.28% George W. Bush: 69.16%
2000 Al Gore: 30.13% George W. Bush: 66.45%

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