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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas

Member of the House (14th term)



District: Texas - 18th District
Leadership: Chief Deputy Whip
Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for Texas District Court judge, 1984; Democratic nominee for Harris County Probate Court judge, 1986; Houston municipal judge, 1987-89; Democratic nominee for Texas District Court judge, 1988; Houston City Council, 1990-95
Born: January 12, 1950; Queens, N.Y.
Residence: Houston
Religion: Seventh-day Adventist
Family: Husband, Elwyn Lee; two children
Education: New York U., attended 1968-69; Yale U., B.A. 1972; U. of Virginia, J.D. 1975
Elected: 1994
Committee Assignments: Budget; Homeland Security (Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, & Innovation; Emergency Preparedness, Response & Recovery; Intelligence & Counterterrorism); Judiciary (Constitution, Civil Rights & Civil Liberties; Crime, Terrorism & Homeland Security - Chairwoman; Immigration & Citizenship)
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District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 41st ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 113,454 followers

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