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Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-Texas)


Biography
District: 24th District
Political Highlights: Carrollton City Council, 1980-84; mayor of Carrollton, 1984-86; Texas House, 1987-2005; U.S. House, 2005-present
Born: Feb. 23, 1951; Bonham, Texas
Residence: Coppell
Religion: Nazarene
Family: Wife, Donna Marchant; four children
Education: Bethany Nazarene College, B.A. 1974; Nazarene Theological Seminary, attended 1975-76
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2004 (5th term)
Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education; Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions); Ways & Means (Oversight; Select Revenue Measures)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalKenny Marchant (R) 93,44665.1
Patrick McGehearty (D) 46,36032.3
Mike Kolls (LIBERT) 3,7992.6
2012generalKenny Marchant (R) 148,58661.0
Tim Rusk (D) 87,64536.0
John Stathas (LIBERT) 7,2583.0
2010generalKenny Marchant (R) 100,07881.6
David Sparks (LIBERT) 22,60918.4
2008generalKenny Marchant (R) 151,43456.0
Tom Love (D) 111,08941.1
David Casey (LIBERT) 7,9722.9
2006generalKenny Marchant (R) 83,83559.8
Gary Page (D) 52,07537.2
Mark Frohman (LIBERT) 4,2283.0
2004generalKenny Marchant (R) 154,43564.0
Gary Page (D) 82,59934.2
James Lawrence (LIBERT) 4,3401.8
Roll Call Vitals

183rd

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.

12,084

Twitter Followers (@repkenmarchant)

Rep. Kenny Marchant has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

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



Kenny Marchant is ranked 47th on the 50 Richest Members of Congress list.









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.