|U.S. House, Texas, District 14|
|U.S. House, Texas|
|Bachelor's||Lamar University, 1968|
|Master's||Lamar University, 1974|
|Date of birth||February 14, 1945|
|Place of birth||Beaumont, TX|
Nick Lampson is a former Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. Lampson was first elected to Texas's 9th district and served from January 3, 1997, until January 3, 2005. He then served the 22nd district from January 4, 2007, until January 3, 2009.
Lampson earned his BA and MA from Lamar University in 1968 and 1974, respectively. His professional experience includes his work in real estate management, as a small business owner, and as a high school science teacher. Lampson has previously represented Texas in the U.S. House.
Lampson's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Excerpt: "Throughout my work in public service, I have worked hard to protect our farm families so that they could continue to provide all of us with safe, American grown products and maintain a way of life that is an important part of our history."
- Border Security & Immigration
- Excerpt: "While at the US-Mexico border, I’ve seen firsthand how we’re guarding our borders, met the men and women who are doing the job, received their advice about what works, and found out what resources they need to do their jobs better. We need to provide resources to implement existing laws."
- Excerpt: "I’ve visited our troops and military leaders in Afghanistan, and I’ve met with the brave men and women in a military hospital in Germany who were injured in service to their country."
- Excerpt: "As a former teacher, I have a personal interest in education policy. My efforts over the past several years have been concentrated on measures that will provide adequate funds to achieve the goals set out in the No Child Left Behind Act."
- Excerpt: "I have a record of supporting common-sense solutions to reduce the price of energy and increase energy independence."
Lampson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 14th District. He defeated Linda Dailey in the May 29, 2012, Democratic primary. He ran against Randy Weber (R), Zach Grady (L), and Rhett Rosenquest Smith (G) in the November 6, 2012, general election.
|U.S. House, Texas District 14 General Election, 2012|
|Green||Rhett Rosenquest Smith||0.4%||1,063|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House, Texas District 14, 2012 - Nick Lampson Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$1,334,236|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$1,289,706|
|Top contributors to Nick Lampson's campaign committee|
|American Assn for Justice||$10,000|
|American Federation of Teachers||$10,000|
|American Fedn of St/Cnty/Munic Employees||$10,000|
|Blue Dog PAC||$10,000|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Public Sector Unions||$49,500|
|U.S. House of Representatives - Texas, 22nd District
| Succeeded by|
|U.S. House of Representatives - Texas, 9th District
| Succeeded by|
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