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|Texas House of Representatives, District 77|
Mendoza was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 16th Congressional District of Texas. He was defeated by Beto O'Rourke in the Democratic primary on May 29, 2012.
Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. Those candidates who did not receive 50% or more of the vote in their party primary on March 4 faced an additional May 27 primary runoff. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Marisa Marquez defeated Lyda Ness-Garcia in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election. Ben Mendoza (I) was defeated by Marquez in the general election.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 77 General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Marisa Marquez Incumbent||78.2%||11,324|
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- Texas Tribune, "The 2014 Election Brackets," accessed July 31, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current ELECTION HISTORY," accessed December 2, 2014
- The Libertarian Party of Texas, "2014 Texas Representative Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
- Green Party of Texas, "Greens Release Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
- Texas Democrats, "2012 Candidate list," accessed May 10, 2012 (dead link)
- Texas Secretary of State, "Unofficial Democratic primary results," May 29, 2012 (timed out)
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