July 31, 2014

Rep. Robert A. Brady (D-Pa.)

  • District: 1st District, South and central Philadelphia; Chester
  • Residence: Philadelphia
  • Born: April 7, 1945; Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Debra Brady; two children
  • Education: St. Thomas More H.S., graduated 1963
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: 34th Ward Democratic Executive Committee, 1967-present (leader, 1980-present); candidate for Philadelphia City Council, 1983; Philadelphia Democratic Party chairman, 1986-present; sought Democratic nomination for mayor of Philadelphia, 2007; U.S. House, 1998-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1998 (8th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Military Personnel); House Administration - Ranking Member; Joint Library; Joint Printing
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State Information: 1st District, South and central Philadelphia; Chester

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Robert Brady (D) 235,394 84.9%
John Featherman (R) 41,708 15%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 82% Mitt Romney: 17%
2008 Barack Obama: 79% John McCain: 21%