|Texas State House, District 77|
|2009 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
Marquez currently works as a Community Relations Manager with Texas Community Care. She has previously served as Grants Administrator for El Paso Empowerment Zone Corporation, was an Americorps VISTA Volunteer with ACCION-Texas, and worked with the International Hispanic Cultural Institute.
Marquez is a member of the City/County of El Paso Revolving Loan Fund Board, sits on the Board of the Los Paisanos del Chamizal, and volunteers with the Nolan Richardson Charity Golf Tournament.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Marquez served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Environmental Regulation, Vice-chair|
|• House Administration|
Marquez served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• County Affairs, Vice-chair|
|• House Administration|
|• Local & Consent Calendars|
- HB 2301 - Relating to the creation of a county ethics commission in certain counties; providing civil and criminal penalties.
- HB 2909 - Relating to allowing a governmental body to redact certain personal information under the public information law without the necessity of requesting a decision from the attorney general and the calculation of certain deadlines under the public information law.
- HB 3653 - Relating to the use of restraints to control the movement of pregnant women and female children confined in certain correctional facilities in this state.
Marquez ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 77. Marquez defeated Aaron Barraza 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 77 Democratic Primary, 2012|
Marquez won re-election in District 77 in 2010. He was unopposed in the March 2 Democratic primary and faced no opposition in the November 2 general election. 
| Texas House of Representatives, District 77 |
2010 General election results
|Marisa Marquez (D)||9,508||100%|
On November 4, 2008, Marquez won election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 77th District. Marquez ran unopposed in the general election, and she received 21,444 votes. Marquez raised $192,869 for her campaign.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Marquez received $123,748 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Texas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Marisa Marquez's campaign in 2010|
|Texans For Lawsuit Reform||$15,250|
|Associated General Contractors Of Texas||$2,500|
|Medical Defense PAC||$2,500|
|Texas Dental Association||$2,250|
|Total Raised in 2010||$123,748|
Below are Marquez's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Dr Ricardo Marquez||$31,000|
|Texans for Lawsuit Reform||$20,217|
|Texico Productions & Consulting Services||$10,000|
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.
Marisa Marquez received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
- Official campaign website
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Marisa Marquez
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 78 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile
- Mexican American Legislative Caucus profile
- Marisa Marquez on Facebook
- Marisa Marquez on Twitter
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Marquez
- ↑ Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Marquez
- ↑ Texas Democratic Party - Democratic Primary Candidates
- ↑ Office of the (Texas) Secretary of State, "Race Summary Report," accessed July 12, 2012
- ↑ Official Texas Election Results
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 2008
- ↑ District 77 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 Contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
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