Chip Roy Poteet is a 2018 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House of Representatives for the state of Texas to represent the 21st Congressional District of Texas. He is from Austin, and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce as well as a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems from UVA. Poteet also received a J.D. from the University of Texas. He is a former Chief of Staff to Senator Ted Cruz. Poteet also had positions under Attorney General Ken Paxton, former Governor Rick Perry and U.S. Senator John Cornyn. He most recently was Director for the Center for Tenth Amendment Action at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, he spent nearly three years as an Investment Banking Analyst with NationsBanc Capital Markets.