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Jeff Flake

Politician
Male
Born Dec 31, 1962
Age 53
Hometown Snowflake, Arizona
Political Party Republican Party
Religion The Church of Jes...
Alma Mater Brigham Young Uni...

Jeffry Lane "Jeff" Flake is the U.S. Representative for and Senator-elect from Arizona. He is a member of the Republican Party. He was featured in the documentary series How Democracy Works Now: Twelve Stories. Flake was the 2012 Republican nominee to represent Arizona in the United States Senate. He defeated Democrat Richard Carmona on November 6, 2012 to become the Senator-elect from Arizona.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1962 Birth Born on December 31, 1962.

THIRTIES

2000 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Flake was first elected to what was then in 2000, after Republican incumbent Matt Salmon stepped down to honor a self-imposed term limit. … Read More

FORTIES

2004 - 2005 2 More Events
2006 43 Years Old In the 2006 mid-term elections, Flake had no Democratic Party opponent and easily defeated the Libertarian Party candidate, Jason Blair, with 74% of the vote. … Read More
2007 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Immigration In 2007, Flake introduced legislation that would have provided a path to legalization for illegal immigrants, granted temporary legal status to illegal immigrants who paid a fine and passed background checks, and created a guest worker program. … Read More
2008 45 Years Old 1 More Event
…  At a 2008 congressional hearing featuring General David Petraeus, Flake said, "I still have a hard time seeing the big picture and what constitutes success Iraq. … Read More
2010 47 Years Old In December 2010, Flake was one of fifteen Republican House members to vote in favor of repealing the United States military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on openly gay service members.
On February 8, 2011, Flake voted to renew key provisions of the USA PATRIOT ACT. … Read More
He faced former surgeon general Richard Carmona, who sought office for the first time in the general election. In May 2012, Flake led Carmona by 13 points in the polls.

FIFTIES

He replaced retiring Republican U.S. Senator Jon Kyl on January 3, 2013.
In February 2014, Flake, along with Senator Pat Roberts, introduced the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act. … Read More
2015 52 Years Old In January 2015, Flake re-introduced the Immigration Innovation Act (“I-Squared”), a bill first introduced in 2013, co-sponsoring with Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Chris Coons (D-DE). … Read More
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