Tara Rios Ybarra
|Tara Rios Ybarra|
|Texas House of Representatives District 43|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Ybarra is a dentist, and has had her own private practice since 1997. She previously worked as a Dental Consultant at the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, United States Department of Homeland Security.
Ybarra is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Child Advocacy Center, and Family Crisis Center Against Domestic Violence Board.
- Agriculture and Livestock Committee, Texas House
- Energy Resources Committee, Texas House
- Rules & Resolutions Committee, Texas House
- HB 2132 - Relating to sealing of court records containing identifying financial information or personal identifying information.
- HB 4136 - Relating to sealing court records containing medical information for children who are victims of certain offenses.
- HB 4320 - Relating to the integration of the application and eligibility determination processes for the child health plan and children's Medicaid programs.
On November 4, 2008, Ybarra won election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 43rd District, defeating Richard Shuey (L). Ybarra received 25,771 votes in the election while Shuey received 3,782 votes. Ybarra raised $522,496 for her campaign.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 43|
|Tara Rios Ybarra (D)||25,771||87.20%|
|Richard Shuey (L)||3,782||12.79%|
Below are Ybarra's top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Texans for Lawsuit Reform||$107,237|
|Tara Rios Ybarra||$44,423|
|Bob J Perry||$25,000|
|Michael S Stevens||$10,000|
- Tara Rios Ybarra's campaign site
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Tara Rios Ybarra (dead link)
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 43 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- Mexican American Legislative Caucus profile (dead link)
- Tara Rios Ybarra on Facebook
- Tara Rios Ybarra on Twitter
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Tara Rios Ybarra
- Texas Tribune, "HD-43: Rios Ybarra Loses to Lozano," March 2, 2010
- Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Ybarra
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current Election History," accessed February 24, 2014
- District 43 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
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