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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas)

District: 25th District
Political Highlights: Texas Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Board, 2004-05; Texas secretary of state, 2005-07; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-present
Born: Sept. 13, 1949; Evanston, Ill.
Residence: Austin
Religion: Christian
Family: Wife, Patty Williams; two children
Education: Texas Christian U., B.S. 1972
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Housing and Insurance)

Election History
2014generalRoger Williams (R) 107,12060.2
Marco Montoya (D) 64,46336.2
John Betz (LIBERT) 6,3003.5
2012generalRoger Williams (R) 154,24558.4
Elaine Henderson (D) 98,82737.4
Betsy Dewey (LIBERT) 10,8604.1
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

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


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


Twitter Followers (@reprwilliams)

Rep. Roger Williams has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) has the most appearances so far this year.

Roger Williams is ranked 16th 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.