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Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.)

  • District: 12th District, Southeast -- Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Ypsilanti
  • Residence: Dearborn
  • Born: July 8, 1926; Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Debbie Dingell; four children
  • Education: Georgetown U., B.S. 1949 (chemistry); Georgetown U., J.D. 1952
  • Military Service: Army 1944-46
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 1955-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1955 (29th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade; Communications & Technology; Environment & the Economy; Health)
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State Information: 12th District, Southeast -- Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Ypsilanti

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general John Dingell (D) 216,884 67.9%
Cynthia Kallgren (R) 92,472 29%
Richard Secula (LIBERT) 9,867 3.1%
Timothy Kachinski (WRI)    
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 66% Mitt Romney: 33%
2008 Barack Obama: 67% John McCain: 31%




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