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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-Texas)

District: 24th District
Political Highlights: Carrollton City Council, 1980-84; mayor of Carrollton, 1984-86; Texas House, 1987-2005; U.S. House of Representatives, 2005-present
Born: Feb. 23, 1951; Bonham, Texas
Residence: Coppell
Religion: Nazarene
Family: Wife, Donna Marchant; four children
Education: Bethany Nazarene College, B.A. 1974; Nazarene Theological Seminary, attended 1975-76
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2004 (6th term)
Committee Assignments: Ethics; Ways & Means (Health; Oversight; Trade)

Election History
2014generalKenny Marchant (R) 93,71265.0
Patrick McGehearty (D) 46,54832.3
Mike Kolls (LIBERT) 3,8132.6
2012generalKenny Marchant (R) 148,58661.0
Tim Rusk (D) 87,64536.0
John Stathas (LIBERT) 7,2583.0
2010generalKenny Marchant (R) 100,07881.6
David Sparks (LIBERT) 22,60918.4
2008generalKenny Marchant (R) 151,43456.0
Tom Love (D) 111,08941.1
David Casey (LIBERT) 7,9722.9
2006generalKenny Marchant (R) 83,83559.8
Gary Page (D) 52,07537.2
Mark Frohman (LIBERT) 4,2283.0
2004generalKenny Marchant (R) 154,43564.0
Gary Page (D) 82,59934.2
James Lawrence (LIBERT) 4,3401.8
Roll Call Vitals


Texas is 3rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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