U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith

District 21 (R-San Antonio)

Personal Profile

Full Name: Lamar Smith
Age: 66
Hometown: San Antonio
Race: White
Education: B.A., American Studies, Yale University, 1969; J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1975
Spouse: Elizabeth Lynn Schaefer

Financial Statements


Election Info

2014 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 60.42% of vote
2012 General Election
Won with 60.59% of vote
2012 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 76.63% of vote
2010 General Election
Won with 68.87% of vote
2010 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 81.38% of vote
2008 General Election
Won with 80.00% of vote
2008 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2006 Special November Elections
Won with 60.11% of vote
2006 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2004 General Election
Won with 97.01% of vote
2004 Republican Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2002 General Election
Won with 72.87% of vote
2002 Republican Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2000 General Election
Won with 75.87% of vote
2000 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
1998 General Election
Won with 91.38% of vote
1998 Republican Primary
Won with 100.00% of vote
1996 General Election
Won with 76.43% of vote
1996 Republican Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
1994 General Election
Won with 89.96% of vote
1994 Republican Primary Election
Won with 81.61% of vote
1992 General Election
Won with 72.16% of vote
1992 Republican Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote

Political Profile

Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
District: 21
Party: Republican Party
Term Expiration: 2015
Term Length: 2 years
Salary: $174,000 per year
  • Science, Space and Technology (Chair)
  • Judiciary (Chair)
  • Homeland Security
Jennifer Y. Brown Chief of Staff
Susan Heckman Community Liaison
Morgan McFall Constituent Services Liaison - Austin
Mari Hernandez Constituent Services Liaison
Annie Gonzalez Constituent Services Liaison
Edwina Andrade Constituent Services Liaison
Anna Casanova Director of Constituent Services
Mike Ausmus District Director - San Antonio
Matt Orlando Staff Assistant
Craig Bean Legislative Correspondent
William Henderson Legislative Correspondent
Shannon Moore Legislative Assistant
Ashley Smith Legislative Assistant
Christa Edwards Scheduler
Kim Smith Hicks Communications Director
Ashlee Vinyard Legislative and Executive Director
Chris Shank Deputy Chief of Staff
Anne Overby Constituent Services Liaison - Kerrville
U.S. House District 21 Facts
District Map (pdf)
Population & Household Profile
Education & Employment Profile
Income & Housing Profile
County Report (pdf)
City & CDP Report (pdf)
School District Report (pdf)
Zip Code Report (pdf)
Precinct Report (pdf)

Contact Info

Website: House website
Twitter: @LamarSmithTX21
Facebook: Congressman Lamar Smith Fan Page
Washington Office
Address: 2409 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-4236
Texas Office
Address: 1100 NE Loop 410, Suite 640
San Antonio, TX 78209
Phone: 210-821-5024
Texas Office
Address: 3532 Bee Cave Road, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: 512-306-0427
Texas Office
Address: 301 Junction Highway, Suite 346C
Kerrville, TX 78028
Phone: 830-896-0168
Follow @LamarSmithTX21

Twitter Feed

  • ICYMI: Today #Texas #Republicans sent a letter to #President Obama: enforce #immigration laws http://t.co/kUxGX7ILAe

    4 days ago

  • RT @astro_reid: Excited to talk to Chairman @LamarSmithTX21 and the entire U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology in a few …

    4 days ago

  • RT @HouseScience: ICYMI: The Committee held a #LIVEfromSpace downlink w/ Astronauts Steve Swanson & @astro_reid aboard the #ISS. http://t…

    4 days ago

  • RT @HouseScience: THURS: #LIVEfromSpace Chrmn @LamarSmithTX21 hosts chat w/ #NASA #ISS astros Steve Swanson & @astro_Reid. Watch live: http…

    5 days ago

  • The #presidentsbordercrisis is not just a #Texas problem -- right now every #American lives on the #border. #securetheborder #noamnesty

    6 days ago

  • RT @newsbusters: Citing MRC Research, Rep. Lamar Smith Blasts National News Media for Biased Border Coverage http://t.co/R8KeAkQHfb

    6 days ago

  • RT @HouseScience: ICYMI: @thehill: Chairman @LamarSmithTX21 opinion: Why We Explore #Space http://t.co/SypDYBbqxY

    6 days ago

  • RT @HouseScience: Looking forward to chat w/ #NASA #ISS astros #LIVEfromSpace @11am ET on Thurs. Preview the view thx to @astro_reid: http:…

    6 days ago

  • ICYMI: #Texans cleaning up the #President’s mess (again): Gov. Perry will send 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure southern #border.

    7 days ago

  • RT @HouseScience: "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."-N.Armstrong. Happy 45th Anniversary #Apollo11! Thanks for believing…

    8 days ago