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Rep. Allen B. West (R-Fla.)

  • District: 22nd District, Southeast -- coastal Broward and Palm Beach counties, parts of Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton
  • Residence: Plantation
  • Born: February 7, 1961; Atlanta, Ga.
  • Religion: Christian
  • Family: Wife, Angela West; two children
  • Education: U. of Tennessee, B.A. 1983 (political science); Kansas State U., M.A. 1996 (political science)
  • Military Service: Army 1983-2004
  • Political Highlights: U.S. House, 2011-13; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 2008
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (1st term); Defeated Rep. Ron Klein, D
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Military Personnel); Small Business (Contracting & Workforce; Investigations, Oversight & Regulations)
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State Information: 22nd District, Southeast -- coastal Broward and Palm Beach counties, parts of Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Allen West (R) 118,890 54.4%
Ron Klein (D) 99,804 45.6%
2008 general Ron Klein (D) 169,041 54.7%
Allen West (R) 140,104 45.3%
2006 general Ron Klein (D) 108,688 50.9%
E. Shaw (R) 100,663 47.1%
Neil Evangelista (X) 4,254 2%
2004 general E. Shaw (R) 192,581 62.8%
Robin Rorapaugh (D) 108,258 35.3%
Jack McLain (CNSTP) 5,260 1.7%
2002 general E. Shaw (R) 131,930 60.8%
Carol Roberts (D) 83,265 38.4%
Juan Xuna (I) 1,902 0.9%
Stan Smilan (Write-In) 18 0%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 52% John McCain: 48%
2004 John Kerry: 51% George W. Bush: 49%
2000 Al Gore: 51% George W. Bush: 46%

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