Congressman Raúl Labrador is serving his third term representing the 1st Congressional District, which stretches from Nevada to Canada on Idaho’s western side.
He is a graduate of Brigham Young University and the University of Washington Law School. He worked as a law clerk for the U.S. District Court in Boise, before opening a law practice that included immigration and criminal defense. He served two terms in the Idaho House of Representatives before his election to Congress in 2010.
Labrador serves on the Natural Resources and Judiciary committees, where he is a leader on immigration and criminal justice reform. In 2015 he helped found the House Freedom Caucus, a group of reform-minded conservatives.
In addition to public service, his primary interest is spending time with his wife, Rebecca, and their five children: Michael, Katerina, Joshua, Diego, and Rafael. Labrador was born Dec. 8, 1967, in Puerto Rico. At age 13, he and his single mother moved to Las Vegas.