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Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas

Member of the House (15th term)

Republican



Biography

District: Texas - 21st District
Political Highlights: Texas House, 1981-82; Bexar County Commissioners Court, 1983-85
Born: November 19, 1947; San Antonio, Texas
Residence: San Antonio
Religion: Christian Scientist
Family: Wife, Beth Schafer; two children
Education: Yale U., B.A. 1969; Southern Methodist U., J.D. 1975
Elected: 1986
Committee Assignments: Homeland Security (Border & Maritime Security); Judiciary (Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet; Immigration & Border Security); Science, Space & Technology
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 6th ranked House Republican
Twitter: 17,370 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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