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Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga.)

  • District: 3rd District, West central -- Atlanta and Columbus suburbs
  • Residence: Grantville
  • Born: April 2, 1950; Atlanta, Ga.
  • Religion: Southern Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Joan Westmoreland; three children
  • Education: Georgia State U., attended 1969-70
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Sought Republican nomination for Ga. Senate, 1988; Republican nominee for Ga. Senate, 1990; Ga. House, 1993-2005 (minority leader, 2001-03); U.S. House, 2005-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2004 (5th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises; Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Housing and Insurance); Benghazi Attack; Select Intelligence (Oversight & Investigations - Chairman)
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State Information: 3rd District, West central -- Atlanta and Columbus suburbs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Lynn Westmoreland (R) 232,380 100%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 33% Mitt Romney: 66%
2008 Barack Obama: 36% John McCain: 64%




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