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Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas)


Biography
District: 11th District
Political Highlights: Midland school board, 1985-88; Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, 1995-2002; candidate for U.S. House (special election), 2003; U.S. House, 2005-present
Born: June 11, 1948; Borger, Texas
Residence: Midland
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Suzanne Conaway; four children
Education: East Texas State U., B.B.A. 1970
Military Service: Army, 1970-72
Start of Service: Elected: 2004 (5th term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (General Farm Commodities & Risk Management - Chairman; Livestock, Rural Development & Credit); Armed Services (Oversight & Investigations; Seapower & Projection Forces); Ethics (Grimm Inquiry - Chairman); Select Intelligence (Terrorism, Human Intelligence, Analysis & Counterintelligence - Chairman)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalK. Conaway (R) 177,74278.6
Jim Riley (D) 41,97018.6
Scott Ballard (LIBERT) 6,3112.8
2010generalK. Conaway (R) 125,58180.8
James Quillian (D) 23,98915.4
James Powell (LIBERT) 4,3212.8
Jim Howe (GREEN) 1,4490.9
2008generalK. Conaway (R) 189,62588.3
James Strohm (LIBERT) 25,05111.7
2006generalK. Conaway (R) 107,268100.0
2004generalK. Conaway (R) 177,29176.8
Wayne Raasch (D) 50,33921.8
Jeffrey Blunt (LIBERT) 3,3471.5
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: TX-11)
 
Safe Republican


See Also:

(Full Race Ratings Map)

173rd

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Texas Rep. Ralph M. Hall (R) is 10th.

3rd

Texas is 3rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. K. Michael Conaway has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.









Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.