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Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.)

  • District: 4th District, South and west -- Pine Bluff, Hot Springs
  • Residence: Dardanelle
  • Born: May 13, 1977; Dardanelle, Ark.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Anna Cotton
  • Education: Harvard U., A.B. 1998 (government); Claremont Graduate University, attended 1998-99; Harvard U., J.D. 2002
  • Military Service: Army 2004-09
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated Gene Jeffress, D, to success Rep. Mike Ross, D, who retired
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Monetary Policy & Trade); Foreign Affairs (Middle East & North Africa; Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade)

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State Information: 4th District, South and west -- Pine Bluff, Hot Springs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (AR-04 representative) Tom Cotton (R) 154,149 59.5%
Gene Jeffress (D) 95,013 36.7%
Bobby Tullis (LIBERT) 4,984 1.9%
J. Drake (GREEN) 4,807 1.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 36% Mitt Romney: 62%
2008 Barack Obama: 37% John McCain: 60%

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