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  • Former U.S. Representative

  • Ran for Office

Louis Gohmert Jr.Last Updated: December 19, 2022


Tyler, Texas

Insurrection Related Information

  • Voted Against Certification
  • Spread Disinformation Online
  • Requested Pardon

Previous Office(s) Held

  • U.S. House Representative, Texas District 01

Executive Summary

This Representative spread disinformation through social media and voted against certifying election results on January 6, 2021.

Previous Office(s) Held

Former U.S. House Representative, Texas District 01


January 3, 2005 - January 3, 2023

Previously Ran for Office(s)

Ran for Attorney General of Texas in 2022

Press Coverage

  • Mark Meadows Exchanged Texts With 34 Members Of Congress About Plans To Overturn The 2020 Election

    Published on December 12, 2022 Read at Talking Points Memo
  • Virginia Thomas urged White House chief to pursue unrelenting efforts to overturn the 2020 election, texts show

    Published on March 24, 2022 Read at Washington Post
  • EXCLUSIVE: Jan. 6 Protest Organizers Say They Participated in ‘Dozens’ of Planning Meetings With Members of Congress and White House Staff

    Published on October 24, 2021 Read at Rolling Stone
  • The 147 Republicans Who Voted to Overturn Election Results

    Published on January 8, 2021 Read at New York Times

Verified Social Media Handles


  • Texas Representatives (Advance Democracy Inc.)
  • Texas U.S. Representatives’ Public Statements (Advance Democracy Inc.)
  • Louie Gohmert (Ballotpedia)

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