U.S. Representative Ted Poe declares victory in District 2

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U.S. Representative Ted Poe declares victory in District 2 By Christopher Shelton Incumbent Rep. Ted Poe is the likely winner in the race to serve as representative for U.S. Rep. District 2. Poe, who has lived in Atascocita for more than [four] decades, has garnered 60.8 percent of the vote, or 161,748 votes, with more… Read more »

Houston Chronicle Endorses Ted Poe

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Houston Chronicle Endorses Ted Poe U.S. Congress, part 1 Voters should elect representatives who bring Houston concerns up to Washington. October 18, 2016 United States Representative, District 2: Ted Poe Consider this not just an endorsement for Ted Poe, but also heartfelt support as the six-term congressman recovers from treatment for leukemia. A former criminal… Read more »

Washington Examiner: Meet the 34 lawmakers who actually managed to pass bills this year

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The following article appeared in the Washington Examiner. To read the full article, click here. Meet the 34 lawmakers who actually managed to pass bills this year Everyone knows Congress has been in a years-long rut when it comes to productivity. Republicans have resisted President Obama’s policy goals and instead passed hundreds of their own,… Read more »

COMPUTER WORLD: Lawmakers move to end warrantless surveillance of U.S. residents

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By Grant Gross A new bill in Congress would require law enforcement agencies to get court-ordered warrants before targeting U.S. residents in searches of electronic communications collected by the National Security Agency. The End Warrantless Surveillance of Americans Act, introduced Tuesday by three members of the House of Representatives, would end the so-called surveillance back… Read more »

THE WASHINGTON TIMES: Social media companies, politicians push to ax pro-ISIS accounts

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By Andrew Blake Social media companies as Twitter and Facebook have been purging pro-Islamic State accounts, but politicians are pushing Silicon Valley to ratchet up efforts even more in the wake of several high-profile terrorist attacks. The White House plans to meet with tech industry representatives in the coming days to develop a “clearer understanding… Read more »

Election Results

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Ted Poe–  67.96% Democrat-  -29.51% Libertarian–  1.53% Green Party–  0.87% THANK YOU Texas 2 for your support! It is my honor to represent you in the U.S. Congress.