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|Texas House of Representatives, District 137|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||0|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Sharpstown High School|
Wu's professional experience includes working as a felony prosecutor in the Harris County District Attorney's Office in Houston, Texas, where he is a prosecutor in the 315th Juvenile Court of Judge Michael Schneider, Jr. 
Growing up, Gene attended Ed White Elementary and Fondren Middle School on South Braeswood in Houston. After high school, he went on to Texas A&M University, where he graduated with a bachelor in science degree. Gene Wu went on to the LBJ School for Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. During his time there, Gene was awarded with a fellowship at the Texas Workforce Commission to improve community college and technical school standards. 
After his graduation from the University of Texas with a Master’s degree in Public Policy, Gene became the Chief Clerk for the House Higher Education Committee for the Texas Legislature. Gene continued his education at South Texas College of Law. He then joined the Harris County District Attorney’s office. 
Gene is currently the President of the Houston 80-20 Political Action Committee and a Board member for OCA Greater Houston. He has been a mentor and teacher for adults in the Skills for Living program, and regularly tutors at-risk youth at Sharpstown High School. For the past five years, Gene has been a volunteer and trainer for Neighborhood Centers Inc. In that capacity, he conducts monthly workshops where he helps people become United States citizens. 
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Wu served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Energy Resources|
Wu ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 137. Wu advanced to the June 31 primary runoff where he defeated Jamaal R. Smith. Wu defeated M.J. Khan (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 137, General Election, 2012|
|Texas House of Representatives District 137 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Gene Wu (advanced to runoff)||43.1%||773|
|Jamaal R. Smith (advanced to runoff)||24.1%||431|
|Joseph Carlos Madden||21.8%||391|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Wu's father migrated to the United States from Guangzhou, China, and became a lawyer for the immigrant community.
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- The Implications Of Drones In US Airspace - WCAI
- Texas Senate panel hears debate on anti-abortion bills during special session - Dallas Morning News
- The Cornyn Con - Daily Caller
- Veteran Galveston legislator won't seek re-election - Houston Chronicle
- Entertainment listings - Vancouver Sun
- House recesses in memory of four firefighters killed in Houston blaze - Dallas Morning News (blog)
- Herman: For Legislature, the end of the session is near (thankfully) - Longview News-Journal
- Campus Construction Bonds Bill May Be at an Impasse - Texas Tribune
- Carolla rants on personal responsibility being labeled as 'right-wing' [AUDIO - Daily Caller]
- Inside Intelligence: Grading the 83rd Legislature... - Texas Tribune
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- ↑ "Directory of Criminal Courts". Ray Moses. http://stclguns.homestead.com/HarrisCountyCourts.html. Retrieved on 23 March 2012.
- ↑ "Gene Wu Facebook". http://www.facebook.com/votewu/info. Retrieved on 22 March 2012.
- ↑ Wu, Gene. "Attorney". State Bar of Texas Membership. State Bar of Texas. http://www.texasbar.com/am/template.cfm?section=Find_a_Lawyer&Template=/Customsource/MemberDirectory/MemberDirectoryDetail.cfm&contactid=297387. Retrieved on 23 March 2012.
- ↑ Wu, Gene. "President". Houston 80-20. http://houston8020.org/Article2.html. Retrieved on 23 March 2012.
- ↑ Wu, Gene. "Secretary". OCA Greater Houston. http://www.ocahouston.org/docs/4a/Summer%202011%20web.pdf. Retrieved on 23 March 2012.
- ↑ Wu, Gene. "Attorney". http://www.facebook.com/votewu/info. Retrieved on 23 March 2012.
- ↑ Wu, Gene. "Attorney". Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/votewu/info. Retrieved on 23 March 2012.
- ↑ Texas Secretary of State - 2012 Election and Candidate Information
- ↑ Office of the (Texas) Secretary of State, "Race Summary Report," accessed July 12, 2012
- ↑ "US-Chinese descent to run". guojijunshi. http://guojijunshi.com/us-chinese-descent-to-run-for-texas-members-concerned-about-the-economic-education-community-safety-issues/. Retrieved on 23 March 2012.
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