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Rep. Peter J. Visclosky (D-Ind.)

  • District: 1st District, Northwest -- Gary, Hammond
  • Residence: Merrillville
  • Born: August 13, 1949; Gary, Ind.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Joanne Royce; two children
  • Education: Indiana U., Northwest, B.S. 1970 (accounting); U. of Notre Dame, J.D. 1973; Georgetown U., LL.M. 1982
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 1985-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1984 (15th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Defense - Ranking Member; Energy-Water)
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State Information: 1st District, Northwest -- Gary, Hammond

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Peter Visclosky (D) 187,743 67.3%
Joel Phelps (R) 91,291 32.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 61% Mitt Romney: 37%
2008 Barack Obama: 63% John McCain: 36%

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