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  Snyder, Vic
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<-  2009-01-01  
 
NameVic Snyder
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Little Rock, Arkansas , United States
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Born September 27, 1947 (72 years)
ContributorArmyDem
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Sep 23, 2016 11:11pm
Tags Caucasian - Liberal - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Anti School Vouchers - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Health Care Reform - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro Environment - Pro Free Trade - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Choice - Pro-Civil Unions - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Missile Defense - Married - Christian - Methodist - Protestant - Straight -
InfoVic Snyder was born September 27, 1947 in Medford, Oregon. After graduating from Medford High School, Snyder attended college at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. Between his sophomore and junior years at Willamette, Snyder volunteered for the United States Marine Corps, in which he served from 1967-1969, eventually earning the rank of corporal. He served for one year in Vietnam with Headquarters Company, First Marine Division.

In 1973, Snyder returned to college at Willamette University. He earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry in 1975 and then attended medical school at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center in Portland, Oregon, where he earned his medical doctorate in 1979.

Following his graduation from medical school, Snyder moved from Oregon to Little Rock, Arkansas, where he was a family practice resident at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He finished his residency in 1982 and worked as a family practice physician in central Arkansas for more than 15 years. During this time, Snyder took part in several medical missions to third-world countries, including work in the Cambodian refugee camps in Thailand, the El Salvadoran refugee camps in Honduras, a West African mission hospital in Sierra Leone, and an Ethiopian refugee camp in Sudan. In 1985, while continuing to practice medicine, he returned to school to obtain a law degree, which he earned from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law in 1988. In 1990, Snyder successfully ran for the Arkansas Senate, where he served from 1991 to 1996.

In 1996, Snyder won election to the United States House of Representatives, where he serves as Arkansas's Second District Congressman. He was re-elected in 2002. Snyder serves on two Congressional committees, the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs and the House Armed Services Committee.



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Mar 26, 2010 09:15pm Blog Entry Dem Rep. Snyder Threatened With Assassination  Article Servo 
Dec 09, 2008 04:00pm Announcement Rep. Snyder's Wife Has Triplets  Article DFWDem 
Jun 30, 2008 03:05pm Blog Entry [Rep. Vic] Snyder's wife expecting -- triplets  Article DFWDem 
Jun 27, 2003 12:00am News Snyder to Wed Methodist Pastor  Article DFWDem 

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  11/04/2008 AR - District 02 Won 76.54% (+53.32%)
  11/07/2006 AR - District 02 Won 60.54% (+21.08%)
  11/02/2004 AR - District 02 Won 58.01% (+16.01%)
  11/05/2002 AR District 2 Won 92.92% (+85.84%)
  11/07/2000 AR District 2 Won 57.54% (+15.08%)
  11/03/1998 AR District 2 Won 57.97% (+15.95%)
  11/05/1996 AR District 2 Won 52.35% (+4.69%)
  06/11/1996 AR District 2 - D Runoff Won 51.32% (+2.63%)
  05/21/1996 AR District 2 - D Primary Won 32.41% (+0.00%)
  11/08/1994 AR State Senate 16 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/24/1994 AR State Senate 16 - D Primary Won 75.17% (+50.35%)
  11/03/1992 AR State Senate 16 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
AR US President - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Hillary Clinton
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 D Hillary Clinton
AR US President - D Primary - May 18, 2004 D Wesley Clark