Chip Roy, U.S. House District 21, Republican Party (Incumbent)
Chip Roy, Republican, is a member of the U.S. House, representing Texas’ 21st Congressional District. He assumed office on January 3, 2019. His current term ends on January 3, 2021. Roy is running for re-election to the U.S. House to represent Texas’ 21st Congressional District.
Roy served as chief of staff to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) and senior advisor to Texas Gov. Rick Perry, (R). Both Cruz and Perry endorsed Roy's candidacy as did conservative groups such as the Club for Growth, the House Freedom Fund and the Senate Conservatives Fund.
Chip Roy lives in Texas. He earned a bachelor's degree in commerce and an M.S. in management information systems from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from the University of Texas. Roy’s career experience includes working as a federal prosecutor, serving as special assistant United States attorney in the Eastern District of Texas, and working as a federal banking analyst. He served as the first assistant attorney general of Texas, the chief of staff to U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), and the senior advisor to Texas Governor Rick Perry. He also served U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) as staff director of his leadership office and served as senior counsel on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Roy also served as the vice president of strategy with the Texas Public Policy Foundation