Rep. Dan Bishop (R-North Carolina-9)

Rep. Bishop's background

James Daniel Bishop is an American attorney and politician serving as the U.S. representative for North Carolina's 9th congressional district since 2019. He served in the North Carolina State Senate from 2017 to 2019. A Republican, his district includes south-central Mecklenburg, Union, Anson, Richmond, Scotland, Robeson, Bladen, and Cumberland Counties. He served in the North Carolina House of Representatives from 2015 to 2017 and the Mecklenburg County Commission from 2005 to 2009. Bishop was the lead author of North Carolina's so-called "bathroom bill", which prohibited transgender people from using public restrooms other than those of their biological sex as defined on their birth certificates. On September 10, 2019, Bishop won the special election to the U.S. House of Representatives with 50.7% of the vote to Dan McCready's 48.7%.

Bioguide Member ID
North Carolina
1207 Longworth House Office Building
Washington DC 20515-3309
Next election 2022
Votes with party 87.85%
Missed votes 3.68%
Jul 1, 1964 (57 yrs)
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