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|U.S. House, Texas, District 17|
|January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2011|
|U.S. House, Texas, District 11|
|January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2005|
|U.S. House, Texas, District 9|
|Texas State Senate, 9th district|
|Birthday||November 24, 1951|
|Place of birth||Corpus Christi, Texas|
- 1981: MBA, Harvard Business School
- 1974: BA, Economics, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University
A summary of Edwards' political career includes:
- January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2005: U.S. House, Texas, District 11
- January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2005: U.S. House, Texas, District 9
- 1983–1990: Texas State Senate, 9th district
Edwards was the marketing representative for the Trammell Crow Company from 1981-1985, worked as a legislative assistant for the Texas Congressman Olin Tiger Teague from 1974-1977, and serves as the president of Edwards Communications Incorporated.
Frequency of Voting with Democratic Leadership
According to a July 2010 analysis of 1,357 votes cast from January 1, 2009 to June 16, 2010, Edwards has voted with the House Democratic leadership 96.1% of the time. That same analysis reported that he also voted with party leadership 93.4% of the time in 2010.
Washington Post Analysis
A separate analysis from The Washington Post, concluded that he votes 96.2% of the time with a majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives.
Charles Stenholm (D)
|U.S. House of Representatives - Texas, District 17
| Succeeded by|
Bill Flores (R)