Oscar Longoria

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Oscar Longoria
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Texas House of Representatives, District 35
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
Office website
Oscar Longoria is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 35. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Investments & Financial Services



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 Oscar Longoria was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2][3]


See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Longoria ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 35. Longoria defeated Gus Ruiz in the May 29 Democratic primary election and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Texas House of Representatives District 35 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngOscar Longoria 55.2% 5,632
Gus Ruiz 44.8% 4,580
Total Votes 10,212

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Longoria is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Longoria raised a total of $161,306 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.[5]

Oscar Longoria's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 35 Won $161,306
Grand Total Raised $161,306


Longoria won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Longoria raised a total of $161,306.
Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Oscar Longoria's campaign in 2012
Longoria Jr, Oscar Lee$44,000
HillCo Partners$15,500
Texas Trial Lawyers Association$10,000
Vela, Jose A$10,000
Ruiz, Juan Guillermo$6,000
Total Raised in 2012$161,306
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." Legislators were graded along a 0 through 100 scale in 2013 and on an A through F grading scale in 2011.


Longoria received a score of 21.8 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jose Aliseda (R)
Texas House District 35
Succeeded by