|Texas House of Representatives, District 75|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Texas, Austin|
|Master's||St. Edward's University (2009)|
|Place of birth||Clint, TX|
Gonzalez earned her B.S. in History and Mexican American Studies from the University of Texas, Austin and her M.S. in Liberal Arts and Social Justice from St. Edward's University in 2009. Her professional experience includes working as Assistant Director of the Office of Research and Demonstration for the National Hispanic Institute, Assistant Dean of Student Multicultural Affairs and Visiting Instructor for Southwestern University and Program Coordinator of the Multicultural Engagement Center for the University of Texas, Austin.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gonzalez served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture and Livestock|
|• County Affairs|
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 Mary Gonzalez defeated Rey Sepulveda in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.
Gonzalez ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 75. Gonzalez defeated Hector Enriquez and Tony Roman in the May 29 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives District 75 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Mary E. Gonzalez||52.1%||3,165|
Comprehensive donor information for Gonzalez is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Gonzalez raised a total of $189,475 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 14, 2013.
|Mary Gonzalez's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Texas State House, District 75||$189,475|
|Grand Total Raised||$189,475|
2012Gonzalez won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $189,475.
|Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mary Gonzalez's campaign in 2012|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||$19,000|
|Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund||$8,500|
|Texas State Teachers Association||$5,000|
|Texas Equity PAC||$4,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$189,475|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index
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." Legislators were graded along a 0 through 100 scale in 2013 and on an A through F grading scale in 2011.
Gonzalez received a score of 16.5 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
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- Profile from Open States
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- Campaign Contributions: 2012
- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 March Primary Election Candidate Filings by County," accessed March 4, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 Democratic Party Primary Election," accessed April 9, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 Republican Party Primary Election," accessed April 9, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current Election History," accessed February 17, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Gonzalez, Mary E," accessed August 14, 2013
- Hispanicbusiness.com, "Gay El Paso Rep Writes Self Into Texas Legislature History," accessed February 5, 2013
- Burnt Orange Report, "Four Openly LGBT Candidates Running for Texas House, Including Two Openly Gay Republicans," August 13, 2013
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