Justin Rodriguez

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Justin Rodriguez
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Texas House of Representatives, District 125
In office
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of the Incarnate Word
J.D.University of Wisconsin
Place of birthSan Antonio, TX
Office website
Justin Rodriguez is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives representing District 125. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Rodriguez earned his B.B.A. from the University of the Incarnate Word and his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rodriguez served on the following committees:

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Public Education
Urban Affairs



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives will take 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 will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Justin Rodriguez was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Rodriguez will face Daniel Behrman (L) in the general election.[1][2][3]


See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rodriguez won election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 125. Rodriguez defeated Delicia Herrera in the May 29 primary election and won election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 125, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJustin Rodriguez 61.2% 28,857
     Republican Alma Jackson 37.1% 17,501
     Green Timothy Giddens 1.7% 799
Total Votes 47,157
Texas House of Representatives District 125 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJustin Rodriguez 66.8% 3,085
Delicia Herrera 33.2% 1,532
Total Votes 4,617

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rodriguez is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Rodriguez raised a total of $288,863 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 15, 2013.[5]

Justin Rodriguez's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 125 Won $288,863
Grand Total Raised $288,863


Rodriguez won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rodriguez raised a total of $288,863.
Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Justin Rodriguez's campaign in 2012
Justin Rodriguez City Council Campaign Fund$24,735
Texas Trial Lawyers Association$12,500
One Texas$5,000
Texas Association Of Realtors$4,262
Nustar Energy$4,000
Total Raised in 2012$288,863
Source:Follow the Money


Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index

See also: Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index and Empower Texans

Empower Texans produces the Fiscal Responsibility Index as "a measurement of how lawmakers perform on size and role of government issues." The index uses "exemplar votes on core budget and free enterprise issues that demonstrate legislators' governing philosophy."[6] Legislators were graded along a 0 through 100 scale in 2013 and on an A through F grading scale in 2011.


Rodriguez received a score of 15.3 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.


Rodriguez and his wife, Victoria, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Joaquin Castro (D)
Texas House District 125
Succeeded by