PORTER, JON C., , a Representative from Nevada; born in Fort Dodge, Webster County,
Iowa, on May 16, 1955; attended Briar Cliff College, Sioux City, Iowa;
businessman; member of the Boulder, Nev., city council, 1983-1993; mayor,
Boulder, Nev., 1987-1991; member of the Nevada state senate, 1994-2002; elected
as a Republican to the One Hundred Eighth Congress and to the two succeeding
Congresses (January 3, 2003-January 3, 2009); unsuccessful candidate for
reelection to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress in 2008.