July 13, 2014

Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas)

  • District: 5th District, Part of Dallas and east suburbs -- most of Mesquite and Garland; Palestine
  • Residence: Dallas
  • Born: May 29, 1957; Stephenville, Texas
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Wife, Melissa Hensarling; two children
  • Education: Texas A&M U., B.A. 1979 (economics); U. of Texas, J.D. 1982
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2003-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2002 (6th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services - Chairman
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State Information: 5th District, Part of Dallas and east suburbs -- most of Mesquite and Garland; Palestine

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Jeb Hensarling (R) 134,091 64.4%
Linda Mrosko (D) 69,178 33.2%
Ken Ashby (LIBERT) 4,961 2.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 34% Mitt Romney: 65%
2008 Barack Obama: 37% John McCain: 62%