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Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas)

  • District: 2nd District, Western and northwestern Houston; Humble
  • Residence: Humble
  • Born: September 10, 1948; Temple, Texas
  • Religion: Church of Christ
  • Family: Wife, Carol Poe; four children
  • Education: Abilene Christian College, B.A. 1970 (political science); U. of Houston, J.D. 1973
  • Military Service: Air Force Reserve 1970-76
  • Political Highlights: Harris County District Court judge, 1981-2003; U.S. House, 2005-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2004 (5th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Europe, Eurasia & Emerging Threats; Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade - Chairman); Judiciary (Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet; Immigration & Border Security - Vice Chairman)
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State Information: 2nd District, Western and northwestern Houston; Humble

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Ted Poe (R) 159,664 64.8%
Jim Dougherty (D) 80,512 32.7%
Kenneth Duncan (LIBERT) 4,140 1.7%
Mark Roberts (GREEN) 2,012 0.8%
2010 general Ted Poe (R) 130,020 88.6%
David Smith (LIBERT) 16,711 11.4%
2008 general Ted Poe (R) 175,101 88.9%
Craig Wolfe (LIBERT) 21,813 11.1%
2006 general Ted Poe (R) 90,490 65.6%
Gary Binderim (D) 45,080 32.7%
Justo Perez (LIBERT) 2,295 1.7%
2004 general Ted Poe (R) 139,951 55.5%
Nick Lampson (D) 108,156 42.9%
Sandra Saulsbury (LIBERT) 3,931 1.6%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 36% Mitt Romney: 63%
2008 Barack Obama: 37% John McCain: 62%

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