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Michael Cloud, 2018

Michael Jonathan Cloud (born May 13, 1975 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is an American politician of the Republican Party. Since 30 June 2018, he represents the 27th Congressional District of the State of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Family, education and career

Michael Cloud was born in the capital of the state of Louisiana, Baton Rouge. In 1993, he graduated from high school at Miamisburg Gigh School in Miamisburg, Ohio. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Oral Roberts University in the state of Oklahoma in 1997. Before moving into Congress, Cloud worked as a communications director and businessman.

Michael Cloud is married to Rosel. Together they have three children. They live in Victoria.

Political career

From May 2010 to May 2017, Cloud served as chairman of the Victoria County Republican Party.

Following the resignation of Blake Farenthold, a by-election for the vacated seat was scheduled by Governor Greg Abbott for June 30, 2018. Cloud was one of the candidates and prevailed over his Democratic challenger Eric Holguin in the election with 54.74% of the votes cast.[1] Cloud was sworn in on July 10, 2018. He also successfully ran for a full term in the regular midterm elections held in November 2018.

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  1. Election results for the June 30, 2018 Texas 27th Congressional District by-election, Secretary of State of Texas homepage(Memento of the Originals august 22, 2018 on the Internet Archive) Info:Archive linkwas automatically inserted and not yet verified. Please check original and archive link according to instructions, then remove this notice.@1@2Template:Webachiv/IABot/enrpages.sos.state.tx.us