Raul Rafael Labrador is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives serving the state of Idaho's 1st district. He assumed office on January 3, 2011, and served until January 3, 2019. He opted not to run for another term to run for governor of Idaho instead, but was defeated in the 2018 Republican primary by Idaho lieutenant governor Brad Little. Labrador previously served in the Idaho House of Representatives from 2006 to 2010.
Labrador was born on December 8, 1967, in Carolina, Puerto Rico, United States. He moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, with his mother when he was thirteen. He earned his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University and his juris doctor degree from University of Washington School of Law. He practiced criminal defense and immigration law in Idaho from 1995 to 2006.
He married Rebecca Johnson in 1991 and they are the parents of five children. He served as a full-time missionary to Chile for org The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, of which he is a member.