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Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.)

  • District: 4th District, Southwest -- Bridgeport, Stamford
  • Residence: Greenwich
  • Born: July 5, 1966; Lima, Peru
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Wife, Mary Himes; two children
  • Education: Harvard U., A.B. 1988 (social studies); Oxford U., M.Phil. 1990 (Rhodes scholar)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich, 2003-06 (chairman, 2003-06); Greenwich Democratic Town Committee chairman, 2004-08; Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation, 2006-07; U.S. House, 2009-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises; Monetary Policy & Trade); Select Intelligence (Oversight & Investigations; Terrorism, Human Intelligence, Analysis & Counterintelligence)
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State Information: 4th District, Southwest -- Bridgeport, Stamford

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Jim Himes (D) 175,929 60%
Steve Obsitnik (R) 117,503 40%
2010 general Jim Himes (D) 115,351 53.1%
Dan Debicella (R) 102,030 46.9%
write-in (WRI) 10  
2008 general Jim Himes (D) 158,475 51.3%
Christopher Shays (R) 146,854 47.6%
Michael Carrano (LIBERT) 2,049 0.7%
Richard Duffee (GREEN) 1,388 0.4%
write-in (Write-In) 10  
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 55% Mitt Romney: 44%
2008 Barack Obama: 60% John McCain: 40%

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