By The Hill Staff - 10/27/10 06:08 PM EDT
SEN.-ELECT RAND PAUL (R-KY.)
Date of birth: Jan. 7, 1963
Residence: Bowling Green, Ky.
Education: Baylor University; M.D., Duke University; Georgia Baptist Medical Center (internship); Duke University Medical Center (residency)
Previous office held: None
Family: Wife, Kelley; three children
His defeat of Secretary of State Trey Grayson — the anointed choice of national Republicans, including Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) — was seen as one of several examples of where the Tea Party movement upended the political establishment. A licensed ophthalmologist and staunch conservative in the mold of his father, Paul defeated state Attorney General Jack Conway in the general election.