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Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.)

  • District: 5th District, Minneapolis and suburbs
  • Residence: Minneapolis
  • Born: August 4, 1963; Detroit, Mich.
  • Religion: Muslim
  • Family: Divorced; four children
  • Education: Wayne State U., B.A. 1986 (economics); Wayne State U., attended 1986-87 (economics); U. of Minnesota, J.D. 1990
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Minn. House, 2003-06; U.S. House, 2007-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (4th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises; Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Oversight & Investigations)
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State Information: 5th District, Minneapolis and suburbs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Keith Ellison (D) 262,102 74.5%
Chris Fields (R) 88,753 25.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 74% Mitt Romney: 24%
2008 Barack Obama: 73% John McCain: 25%




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