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Robert Gonzalez
Robert Gonzalez.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 14
Associate'sSan Jacinto College, 1981
Date of birthFebruary 15, 1960
Place of birthCuba
ProfessionProcess Control Engineer, Oxy Vinyls
Campaign website
Robert Gonzalez was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 14th Congressional District of Texas.[1]


Gonzalez earned his AS in Instrumentation Technology from San Jacinto College in 1981. He has worked as a process control engineer for Oxy Vinyls since then.[2]



See also: Texas' 14th Congressional District elections, 2012

Gonzalez ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 14th District. He was defeated by Felicia Harris and Randy Weber in the Republican primary on May 29, 2012.[3][4]

U.S. House, Texas District 14 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Weber 27.6% 12,088
Green check mark transparent.pngFelicia Harris 18.9% 8,287
Michael Truncale 14.2% 6,212
Jay Old 14% 6,143
Robert Gonzalez 9.8% 4,305
Bill Sargent 7.6% 3,328
John Gay 4.7% 2,075
George Harper 1.9% 813
Mark Mansius 1.3% 554
Total Votes 43,805

Campaign donors

As of May 9, 2012, Gonzalez raised $43,771 during the 2012 election cycle, and spent $39,025. He also reported being $737 in debt. Of the amount raised, however, 56 percent came from individual contributions, while 44 percent came from candidate self-financing.[5]


Gonzalez and his wife, Lisa, have two children.[2]

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