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Bob Goodlatte

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Robert Goodlatte currently serves the 6th Congressional district of Virginia

Robert William "Bob" Goodlatte, a Republican, has represented the Sixth Congressional District of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1993. (map)

Record and controversies

General information about important bills and votes for can be found in Congresspedia's articles on legislation. You can add information you find on how Bob Goodlatte voted by clicking the "[edit]" link to the right and typing it in. Remember to cite your sources!

Iraq War

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

Goodlatte voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[1]

Environmental record

For more information on environmental legislation, see the Energy and Environment Policy Portal

Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA) is a U.S. law which was approved in late 2006, and co-sponsored by Reps. Goodlatte and Jim Leach (R-Iowa). It was added to the Security and Accountability For Every Port Act of 2006 via conference committee and was signed by President Bush on October 13, 2006. The Act prohibits the transfer of funds from a financial institution to an Internet gambling site, with the notable exceptions of "fantasy" sports, online lotteries, and horse/harness racing.

Main article: Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006

Bio

Born September 22, 1952 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, Goodlatte received a B.A. from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine in 1974. He also holds a J.D. from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia (1977). Goodlatte was an attorney in prviate practice before becoming a staff aide for U.S. Representative M. Caldwell Butler of Virginia, from 1977-1979.

Goodlatte was Chairman of the 6th district Virginia Republican Committee (1983-88) and Roanoke City Republican Committee Chairman (1980-83).

Congressional career

He was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1992.

2006 elections

No major candidates announced their intentions to contest Goodlatte’s seat in the November 2006 election. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [1]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. <crpcontribdata>cid=N00009154&cycle=2006</crpcontribdata>

Links to more campaign contribution information for Bob Goodlatte
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals


Committees and Affiliations

Committees

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Bob Goodlatte. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Contact

DC Office:
2240 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-4606
Phone: 202-225-5431
Fax: 202-225-9681
Web Email
Website

District Office- Harrisonburg:
2 South Main Street, Suite A, First Floor
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: 540-432-2391
Fax: 540-432-6593

District Office- Lynchburg:
916 Main Street, Suite 300
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Phone: 434-845-8306
Fax: 434-845-8245

District Office- Roanoke:
10 Franklin Road Southeast, Suite 540
Roanoke, VA 24011
Phone: 540-857-2672
Fax: 540-857-2675

District Office- Staunton:
7 Court Square
Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: 540-885-3861
Fax: 540-885-3930

2008 Campaign Contact Information

Official Goodlatte for Congress campaign website

Goodlatte for Congress
P.O. Box 292
Roanoke, Virginia 24002

Phone: 540.389.1170

mollykoon@cox.net

Aricles and resources

Local blogs and discussion sites

Corresponding article on Wikipedia and Cause Caller. (If Cause Caller link does not work, pick from its list of senators and representatives.)

Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
111th Congress
Leadership Position:
Committees Chaired:
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Ranking Member On:

Caucuses:
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110th Congress
Leadership Position:
None
Committees Chaired:
Committees,
Ranking Member On:

Caucuses:
Committees: House Committee on Agriculture, House Committee on the Judiciary, House Judiciary Task Force on Antitrust, House Judiciary Task Force on Antitrust/Subcommittee on Courts the Internet and Intellectual Property, House Judiciary Task Force on Antitrust/Subcommittee on Immigration Citizenship Refugees Border Security and International Law
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
November 3, 1992
First Took Current Office:
January 3, 1993
Next Election:
November 4, 2008
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
No
Previous Political Work?
None or Not Available,
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. 2 South Main Street, Suite A, First Floor, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: 540-432-2391 / Fax: 540-432-6593
2. 916 Main Street, Suite 300, Lynchburg, VA 24504
Phone: 434-845-8306 / Fax: 434-845-8245
3. 10 Franklin Road Southeast, Suite 540, Roanoke, VA 24011
Phone: 540-857-2672 / Fax: 540-857-2675
4. 7 Court Square, Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: 540-885-3861 / Fax: 540-885-3930



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Date of Birth: September 22, 1952








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