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Rep. Joe L. Barton, R-Texas

Member of the House (16th term)

Republican



Biography

District: Texas - 6th District
Political Highlights: sought Republican nomination for U.S. Senate (special election), 1993
Born: September 15, 1949; Waco, Texas
Residence: Ennis
Religion: Methodist
Family: Divorced; four children, two stepchildren
Education: Texas A&M U., B.S. 1972; Purdue U., M.S. 1973
Elected: 1984
Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Communications & Technology; Energy & Power; Health; Oversight & Investigations)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 5th ranked House Republican
Twitter: 19,711 followers
State Clout: Texas is 3rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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