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Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)

  • District: 1st District, Northeast -- Tyler, Longview
  • Residence: Tyler
  • Born: August 18, 1953; Pittsburg, Texas
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Kathy Gohmert; three children
  • Education: Texas A&M U., B.A. 1975 (history); Baylor U., J.D. 1977
  • Military Service: Army 1978-82
  • Political Highlights: Smith County District Court judge, 1993-2002; Texas Court of Appeals chief justice, 2002-03; U.S. House, 2005-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2004 (5th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Judiciary (Constitution & Civil Justice; Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security & Investigations - Vice Chairman; Over-Criminalization Task Force); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Public Lands and Environmental Regulation)
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State Information: 1st District, Northeast -- Tyler, Longview

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Louie Gohmert (R) 178,322 71.4%
Shirley McKellar (D) 67,222 26.9%
Clark Patterson (LIBERT) 4,114 1.6%
2010 general Louie Gohmert (R) 129,398 89.7%
Charles Parkes (LIBERT) 14,811 10.3%
2008 general Louie Gohmert (R) 189,012 87.6%
Roger Owen (I) 26,814 12.4%
2006 general Louie Gohmert (R) 104,099 68%
Roger Owen (D) 46,303 30.2%
Donald Perkison (LIBERT) 2,668 1.7%
2004 general Louie Gohmert (R) 157,068 61.5%
Max Sandlin (D) 96,281 37.7%
Dean Tucker (LIBERT) 2,158 0.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 27% Mitt Romney: 72%
2008 Barack Obama: 30% John McCain: 69%

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