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Rep. James R. Comer, R-Ky.

Member of the House (1st full term)

Republican



Biography

District: Kentucky - 1st District
Political Highlights: Monroe County Republican Party chairman, 1993-95; Republican National Convention delegate, 1996; Ky. House, 2001-12; Ky. commissioner of Agriculture, 2012-16; sought Republican nomination for governor, 2015
Born: August 19, 1972; Carthage, Tenn.
Residence: Tompkinsville
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, T.J. Comer; three children
Education: Western Kentucky U., B.S. 1990-93
Elected: 2016
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Commodity Exchanges, Energy & Credit; Nutrition); Oversight & Government Reform (Interior, Energy and Environment; National Security); Small Business (Agriculture, Energy & Trade; Contracting & Workforce)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: th ranked House Republican
Twitter: 8,342 followers
State Clout: Kentucky is 22nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History