Roger Marshall

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Roger Marshall
U.S. Representative from Kansas's 1st District
From: January 3, 2017 – present
Predecessor Tim Huelskamp
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Information
Party Republican
Spouse(s) Laine Marshall
Religion Non-denominational Protestant[1]

Roger Wayne Marshall (born August 9, 1960, age 59) is a obstetrician and conservative Republican serving as the U.S. representative from Kansas' 1st congressional district, having been elected in 2016. He is currently running in the 2020 U.S. Senate election in Kansas to succeed the retiring establishment Republican Pat Roberts.

Marshall is a member of the Republican Main Street Partnership.

U.S. House of Representatives

2016 election

Republican primary

Marshall ran for United States House of Representatives in 2016, defeating then-incumbent Tim Huelskamp in the Republican primary held on August 2, 2016[2] after the latter had lost his seat on the House Agricultural Committee over spats with the GOP establishment leadership.[3]

General election

Marshall won the general election with over 60% of the vote.[4]

2018 election

Rep. Marshall was re-elected in the 2018 midterm elections with nearly 70% of the vote.[5]

Tenure

Marshall co-sponsored a bill introduced in February 2017 that would repeal the bureaucratic, Obamcare-installed Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a death panel.[6]

In June 2017, Rep. Marshall joined his Republican colleagues in voting for the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act.[7]

Marshall co-sponsored a bipartisan bill introduced in March 2019 that would oppose the anti-Semitic BDS movement.[8]

Rep. Marshall voted against the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019.[9]\

Marshall opposed[10] and voted against the impeachment coup against Donald Trump.[11]

Marshall voted against the No War Against Iran Act in January 2020.[12]

Rep. Marshall voted against removing the ratification deadline for the Equal Rights Amendment.[13]

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