July 23, 2014

Rep. Michael C. Burgess (R-Texas)

  • District: 26th District, Denton County and northern Fort Worth suburbs
  • Residence: Lewisville
  • Born: December 23, 1950; Rochester, Minn.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Wife, Laura Burgess; three children
  • Education: North Texas State U., B.S. 1972 (biology); North Texas State U., M.S. 1976 (physiology); U. of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, M.D. 1977; U. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, M.S. 2000 (medical management)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2003-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2002 (6th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Energy & Power; Health; Oversight & Investigations); Rules (Legislative & Budget Process)
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State Information: 26th District, Denton County and northern Fort Worth suburbs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Michael Burgess (R) 176,642 68.3%
David Sanchez (D) 74,237 28.7%
Mark Boler (LIBERT) 7,844 3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 31% Mitt Romney: 68%
2008 Barack Obama: 35% John McCain: 64%