Aug. 28, 2014

Rep. Rich Nugent (R-Fla.)

  • District: 11th District, Most of Marion County; part of west coast
  • Residence: Spring Hill
  • Born: May 26, 1951; Evergreen Park, Ill.
  • Religion: United Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Wendy Nugent; three children
  • Education: Saint Leo College, B.A. 1991 (criminology); Troy State U., MacDill Air Force Base, M.P.A 1995
  • Military Service: Ill. Air National Guard 1969-75
  • Political Highlights: Hernando County sheriff, 2001-10; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Strategic Forces); House Administration; Rules (Legislative & Budget Process; Rules & the Organization of the House - Chairman); Joint Printing
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State Information: 11th District, Most of Marion County; part of west coast

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (FL-11 representative) Rich Nugent (R) 218,360 64.5%
H. Werder (D) 120,303 35.5%
2010 general (FL-05 representative) Rich Nugent (R) 208,815 67.4%
James Piccillo (D) 100,858 32.6%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 40% Mitt Romney: 59%
2008 Barack Obama: 44% John McCain: 56%