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Elections 2020


Republican Louis Gohmert

Louis “Louie” Gohmert Jr. (b. August 18, 1953, Pittsburg, TX) is a Republican member of the U.S. House, representing Texas' 1st Congressional District. Gohmert was first elected to the House in 2004. Gohmert is running for re-election to the U.S. House. In 2018, Gohmert defeated Democrat Shirley McKellar and Libertarian candidate Jeff Callaway (Gohmert - 72.3%; McKellar - 26.3%; Callaway - 1.4%). Gohmert earned his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and Law degree from Baylor University. He is a veteren of the U.S. Army. He was a lawyer in private practice. Gohmert first served elected office as a District Court Judge for Texas' 7th Judicial District, and later as Chief Justice for Texas 12th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Current Office

  • Office: U.S. House Texas District 01
  • Level: Federal
  • Branch: Legislative

Upcoming Race

  • Office: U.S House Texas District 01
  • Year: 2020
  • District Name: Texas District 01
  • District Type: Congress
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: March 3rd, 2020
  • Status: Advanced


  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Incumbent
  • Party: Republican Party
  • State: Texas
  • Office: Congress
  • District: Texas District 01
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower
  • Primary Date: March 3, 2020
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Federal Election Commission Candidate Disclosure

FEC Candidate ID: H4TX04039
FEC Committee ID: C00386532

I. Receipts:

Itemized Individual Contribution: $30550.0
Contributions must be itemized (i.e. listing specific information about the donor and the contribution) when the total given to the campaign from a single individual exceeds $200.
Unitemized Individual Contribution: $4,819.81
Total given to the campaign where specific information about the donors is not required because they have not given more than $200.
Total Individual Contributions: $35369.81
Party Committee Contributions: $0
Contributions from party committees.
Other Committee Contributions: $5000.0
Mostly contributions from PACs, also includes contributions from other candidates.
Candidate Contributions: $0
Contributions from the candidate him(her)self.
Total Overall Contributions: $43052.55
Total Loan Amount: $0
Total Receipts: $40740.82

II. Disbursements:

Total Loan Repayment Amount: $0
Total Contribution Refunds: $2700.0
Total Disbursements: $72117.98

III. Cash Summary:

Ending Cash on Hand: $0
Ending cash balance on the most recent filing.

2019-04-12T00:00:00|||Last File Date:

Source: OpenFEC. Content deemed accurate but not guaranteed.