Rep. Smith represents Texas's 21st Congressional District, which, according to his website, includes portions of Bexar and Travis Counties and all of Comal, Real, Kerr, Bandera, Kendall and Blanco Counties.
Smith is a graduate of Yale University and the Southern Methodist University School of Law.
The following are the top ten contributors to Smith's campaign by interest group:
|Banks and Credit||$65,450|
|Oil & Gas||$42,250|
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) will replace John Conyers (D-Mich.) as chairman of the House Judiciary Committee in the 112th Congress. The following are the top ten contributors to Conyers' campaign by interest group:
|Beer, Wine & Liquor||$70,280|
|Building Trade Unions||$29,000|
Contributions above are for the last two years of available data, Oct 14, 2008 - Oct 13, 2010. Contributions from political parties and from other candidates are not included in the "Top 10" lists. Contributions data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org).