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Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa)

  • District: 1st District, Northeast -- Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Dubuque
  • Residence: Waterloo
  • Born: October 30, 1957; Grinnell, Iowa
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Wife, Carolyn Braley; three children
  • Education: Iowa State U., B.A. 1980 (political science); U. of Iowa, J.D. 1983
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2007-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (4th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Communications & Technology; Oversight & Investigations)
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State Information: 1st District, Northeast -- Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Dubuque

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Bruce Braley (D) 222,422 56.9%
Benjamin Lange (R) 162,465 41.6%
Gregory Hughes (NPA) 4,772 1.2%
George Krail (NPA) 931 0.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 56% Mitt Romney: 43%
2008 Barack Obama: 58% John McCain: 40%

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