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Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas)

  • District: 32nd District, Northern Dallas; most of Richardson and Garland
  • Residence: Dallas
  • Born: March 22, 1955; Waco, Texas
  • Religion: United Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Karen Sessions; two children, three stepchildren
  • Education: Southwest Texas State U., attended 1973-74; Southwestern U., B.S. 1978 (political science)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Sought Republican nomination for U.S. House (special election), 1991; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1994; U.S. House, 1997-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1996 (9th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Rules - Chairman (Rules & the Organization of the House)
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State Information: 32nd District, Northern Dallas; most of Richardson and Garland

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Pete Sessions (R) 146,653 58.3%
Katherine Savers McGovern (D) 99,288 39.5%
Seth Hollist (LIBERT) 5,695 2.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 41% Mitt Romney: 57%
2008 Barack Obama: 44% John McCain: 55%




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