Nick Lampson, born February 14, 1945 (age 70), is a Democratic United States Representative representing District 22 of Texas. In 2006, he beat Republican write-in candidate Shelley Sekula-Gibbs, after former Republican Majority Leader Tom DeLay removed himself from the race. Lampson served as a U.S. Representative for Texas ninth district from 1997 to 2005. Lampson has voted with a majority of his Democratic colleagues 86 percent of the time during the 2007-2009 Congress.
Lampson was unseated in the 2008 general election by the Republican Pete Olson, who still holds the seat.