|U.S. House, Texas, District 32|
|January 3, 2003-present|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||10|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 5, 2002|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|U.S. House of Representatives, Texas, 5th District|
|Birthday||March 22, 1955|
|Place of birth||Waco, TX|
After earning his bachelor's degree, Sessions worked for Southern Bell Telephone Company, working his way up to district manager for marketing. He was also chairman of the Northeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce.
- 2003-present: U.S. House of Representatives, Texas, 32nd District
- 1997-2003: U.S. House of Representatives, Texas, 5th District
Sessions is a member of the following House committees:
- House Committee on Rules Vice chair
- Rules Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process Chair
Percentage voting with party
The website Open Congress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Sessions has voted with the Republican Party 93.3% of the time, which ranked 98 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.
On November 2, 2010, Sessions won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Grier Raggio (D) and John Jay Myers (L).
Sessions won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Sessions's campaign committee raised a total of $2,153,120 and spent $1,932,339.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Texas, 32nd District, 2010 - Pete Sessions Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$669,552|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$657,354|
|Top contributors to Pete Sessions's campaign committee|
|Energy Future Holdings Corp||$24,150|
|Cash America International||$20,900|
|Bank of America||$19,350|
|JPMorgan Chase & Co||$14,950|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Oil & Gas||$89,400|
|Securities & Investment||$87,890|
Sessions lives in Dallas, TX, and is active in the charities Adopt-A-Shoreline and Special Olympics.
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Official House website "About Pete," Accessed November 2, 2011
- ↑ Open Congress "Voting With Party"
- ↑ Texas Tribune, “Texas Congressman Will Back Romney,” April 5, 2012
- ↑ U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- ↑ Open Secrets "Pete Sessions 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 2, 2011
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