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Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga.)

  • District: 12th District, East central -- Augusta, Vidalia, Douglas
  • Residence: Augusta
  • Born: October 31, 1955; Athens, Ga.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Divorced; two children
  • Education: U. of Georgia, B.A. 1976 (history & political science); Harvard U., J.D. 1979
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Sought Democratic nomination for Ga. House, 1986; Athens-Clarke County Commission, 1991-2005; U.S. House, 2005-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2004 (5th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade; Energy & Power; Environment & the Economy; Health)
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State Information: 12th District, East central -- Augusta, Vidalia, Douglas

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general John Barrow (D) 139,148 53.7%
Lee Anderson (R) 119,973 46.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 44% Mitt Romney: 55%
2008 Barack Obama: 44% John McCain: 56%

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