Kathy Castor

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Kathy Castor currently serves 11th Congressional district of Florida

Kathy Castor, a Democrat, has represented the Eleventh Congressional District of Florida in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2007. map) She posts her daily schedule online (available here).

Record and controversies

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Iraq War

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Environmental record

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The daughter of former University of South Florida President, former Hillsborough County Commissioner, former Florida Education Commissioner and 2004 United States Senate candidate Betty Castor, Kathy was born in 1966 in Miami and raised in Tampa. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science from Emory University. She earned her law degree from Florida State University. With her husband, she has two daughters. Prior to running for Congress she served as a Hillsborough County commissioner. [1]

2006 congressional elections

In the 2006 congressional elections, Castor defeated Republican Eddie Adams to replace Rep. Jim Davis, who unsuccessfully ran for governor.

2008 elections

This information was gathered by volunteer researchers as part of the Superdelegate Transparency Project on the superdelegates for the 2008 Democratic presidential primary. For more info see the Florida superdelegate tracker or visit the STP homepage.

Before Hillary Clinton conceded the race, Kathy Castor, as a superdelegate, had endorsed Barack Obama for President.

For more information and sources, see the state page for this superdelegate linked to in the blue box above.

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. <crpcontribdata>cid=N00027514&cycle=2006</crpcontribdata>

Links to more campaign contribution information for Kathy Castor
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals

Committees and Affiliations

More Background Data


Washington Office:
317 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202)225-3376
Fax: (202)225-5652
Web Email

Tampa Office:
4144 N Armenia Ave
Suite 300
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: (813)871-2817
Fax: (813)871-2864

Articles and resources


Local blogs and discussion sites


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Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
111th Congress
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110th Congress
Leadership Position:
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Ranking Member On:

Committees: House Committee on Armed Services, House Committee on Armed Services/Subcommittee on Air and Land Forces, House Committee on Armed Services/Subcommittee on Terrorism Unconventional Threats and Capabilities, House Committee on Rules, House Committee on Rules/Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
November 7, 2006
First Took Current Office:
January 4, 2007
Next Election:
November 2, 2010
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
Previous Political Work?
None or Not Available
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. 4144 N Armenia Ave Suite 300 Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: 813-871-2817 / Fax: 813-871-2864

Campaign Contact:

Website: http://www.castorforcongress.com/
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Date of Birth: August 20, 1966