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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas)

District: 10th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House of Representatives, 2005-present
Born: Jan. 14, 1962; Dallas, Texas
Residence: Austin
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Linda McCaul; five children
Education: Trinity U., B.A. 1984; St. Mary's U. (Texas), J.D. 1987
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2004 (6th term)
Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Western Hemisphere); Homeland Security; Science, Space & Technology (Research and Technology; Space)

Election History
2014generalMichael McCaul (R) 109,72662.2
Tawana Cadien (D) 60,24334.1
Bill Kelsey (LIBERT) 6,4913.7
2012generalMichael McCaul (R) 159,78360.5
Tawana Cadien (D) 95,71036.3
Richard Priest (LIBERT) 8,5263.2
2010generalMichael McCaul (R) 144,98064.7
Ted Ankrum (D) 74,08633.0
Jeremiah Perkins (LIBERT) 5,1052.3
2008generalMichael McCaul (R) 179,49353.9
Larry Doherty (D) 143,71943.1
Matt Finkel (LIBERT) 9,8713.0
2006generalMichael McCaul (R) 97,72655.3
Ted Ankrum (D) 71,41540.4
Michael Badnarik (LIBERT) 7,6144.3
2004generalMichael McCaul (R) 182,11378.6
Robert Fritsche (LIBERT) 35,56915.4
Lorenzo Sadun (I) 13,9616.0
Roll Call Vitals


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

Michael McCaul is ranked 2nd 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.