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Ronald Jack Wright[1] (born April 8, 1953) is an American politician from the state of Texas. He is the member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas's 6th district.

Ron Wright
Ron Wright, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 6th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Preceded byJoe Barton
Personal details
Born
Ronald Jack Wright

(1953-04-08) April 8, 1953 (age 66)
Jacksonville, Texas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationUniversity of Texas, Arlington
WebsiteHouse website

Wright served on the Arlington City Council and as mayor pro-tem of Arlington.[2] He then served as chief of staff and district director for Joe Barton. Wright was appointed Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector in 2011.[3][4]

In the 2018 elections, Wright defeated Democrat Jana Lynne Sanchez for the United States House of Representatives in Texas's 6th congressional district to succeed Barton.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ FEC Donation Report
  2. ^ Perks, Ashley (November 15, 2018). "Texas New Members 2019". TheHill. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Mitch (December 1, 2017). "Ron Wright, former Barton chief of staff, runs for Congress | Fort Worth Star-Telegram". Star-telegram.com. Retrieved October 11, 2018.
  4. ^ Tinsley, Anna M. (November 30, 2017). "Joe Barton re-election U.S House nude photos explicit text sexual harassment texas | Fort Worth Star-Telegram". Star-telegram.com. Retrieved October 11, 2018.
  5. ^ Alana Rocha, Christina Shaman, Justin Dehn and Todd Wiseman (April 18, 2018). "Meet the Texas Republican runoff candidates seeking to replace U.S. Rep. Joe Barton (video)". The Texas Tribune. Retrieved October 11, 2018.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  6. ^ Kennedy, Bud (May 23, 2018). "Former Joe Barton aide Ron Wright faces Jana Lynne Sanchez | Fort Worth Star-Telegram". Star-telegram.com. Retrieved October 11, 2018.

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