Ana Hernandez Luna
|Ana Hernandez Luna|
|Texas State House, District 143|
|2005 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||8|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 8, 2005|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Birthday||August 25, 1978|
|Place of birth||Reynosa, Mexico|
Hernandez Luna is an attorney with the Mostyn Law Firm. She has worked as an attorney for ConocoPhilips, staffer of Texas State Representative Joe E. Moreno, and Chief of Staff for Texas State Representative Jessica Farrar.
Hernandez Luna is founder of Latinas on the Rise, sits on the Board of Directors of the Houston Hispanic Bar Association, and is a member of the Precinct Together Board, State Bar of Texas, Tejano Democrats, Texas Bar Foundation Fellow, Texas Chiropractic College Board of Regents, Texas Young Lawyers Association, and Latinas on the Rise.
In August 2012, she was included in a list of 20 Latino political rising stars compiled by the San Francisco Chronicle.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Luna served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• County Affairs|
|• Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence|
Hernandez Luna served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Elections, Vice-chair|
|• Pensions, Investments & Financial Services|
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Human Services|
|• Pensions, Investments & Financial Services|
- HB 557 - Relating to the establishment of an air pollutant watch list and associated reports for the purpose of controlling the emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act.
- HB 558 - Relating to law enforcement and judicial procedures for, and the prosecution of, children who engage in conduct constituting public intoxication.
- HB 634 - Relating to establishing a carbon dioxide "cap and trade" program to enable participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
- HB 769 - Relating to standards for measuring the emission of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty.
Hernandez Luna ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 143. Hernandez Luna ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and defeated Doug Weiskopf (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 143, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Ana Hernandez Luna Incumbent||72.9%||21,869|
| Texas House of Representatives, District 143 |
2010 General election results
|Ana Hernandez Luna (D)||7,409||68.30%|
|Gilbert Pena (R)||3,438||31.697%|
On November 4, 2008, Hernandez Luna won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from the 143rd District, defeating Republican Dorothy Olmos and Libertarian Joe O. Marcom. Hernandez Luna received 11,881 votes, ahead of Olmos (4,647) and Marcom (278). She raised $116,979 for her campaign; Olmos raised $17,309, and Marcom raised $17.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 143|
|Ana Hernandez Luna (D)||11,881||70.69%|
|Dorothy Olmos (R)||4,647||27.65%|
|Joe O. Marcom (L)||278||1.65%|
Hernandez Luna raised $280,791 for her campaign while Olmos raised 44,844 and Marcom raised $0.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 143 (2006)|
|Ana Hernandez Luna (D)||6,026|
2005 Special Election
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Hernandez Luna raised a total of $109,545 in 2010. Below are Hernandez Luna's top 3 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||$5,000|
In the 2008 election, Hernandez Luna raised a total of $116,979.
Her six largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Mostyn, John Steven||$12,633|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||$2,500|
In the 2006 election, Hernandez Luna raised a total of $280,791.
Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||$30,374|
|Perry, Bob J||$23,500|
|Mostyn Law Firm||$11,500|
|Texas Association of Realtors||$6,000|
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 are graded along a standard grading scale, receiving grades A through F based on their performance during the legislative session.
Ana Hernandez Luna received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
- Ana Hernandez Luna's campaign website
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Hernandez Luna
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Official Campaign Contributions
- Follow The Money, Campaign Contributions: 2010,2008, 2006
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 143 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile
- Mexican American Legislative Caucus profile
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Ana Hernandez on Facebook
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hernandez
- ↑ San Francisco Chronicle "20 Latino political rising stars of 2012 (with PHOTO GALLERY)," August 25, 2012
- ↑ Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Hernandez
- ↑ Texas Democratic Party - Democratic Primary Candidates
- ↑ Official Texas Election Results
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 2008
- ↑ District 143 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 2006
- ↑ District 143 Texas House candidate funds, 2006
- ↑ Texas House official special election results for 2005
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2006 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
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