|Texas State House, District 104|
|1993 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||20|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
Alonzo is an Attorney. He has previously served as Assistant Texas Attorney General, Legislative Aide in the Texas Senate, and as a Paralegal for the Texas Rural Legal Aid Clinic/Oficina de la Gente Legal Aid Clinic.
Alonzo is a member of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Authority Board of Directors, Harry Stone Montessori Parent Teacher Association, Hispanic PAC/USA Board, Knights of Columbus Oak Cliff Council 3593, Oak Cliff Coalition for the Arts, Oak Cliff Little League President, Wynnewod North Neighborhood Association, and the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Alonzo served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Higher Education|
|• House Administration|
|• Pensions, Vice-chair|
Alonzo served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Border & Intergovernmental Affairs|
|• Higher Education|
- HB 180 - Relating to the establishment of a program at the University of North Texas at Dallas to provide financial incentives to certain students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools.
- HB 186 - Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development and Hispanic Studies.
- HB 188 - Relating to the rights of children and the education of parents regarding their duties as parents.
- HB 248 - Relating to the protection of the rights of Texas voters without regard to race, color, ethnicity, or membership in a language minority group.
Alonzo won re-election in District 104. He was unopposed in the March 2 Democratic primary and faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.
| Texas House of Representatives, District 104 |
2010 General election results
|Robert Alonzo (D)||7,936||100%|
|Texas House of Representatives, District 104|
|Robert R. Alonzo (D)||16,655||100.00%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Alonzo raised a total of $93,534 in 2010. Below are Alonzo's top 4 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:
|United Food and Commercial Workers International Union||$5,000|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||$3,500|
Alonzo raised $153,155 in 2008. His top 5 campaign contributors are listed below.
|Texas Trial Lawyers Assoc||$5,000|
|Val Lamantia Piesen||$5,000|
|Baron & Budd||$5,000|
|Border Health PAC||$5,000|
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.
Roberto Alonzo received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Alonzo
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 104 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile
- Mexican American Legislative Caucus profile
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Alonzo
- ↑ Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Alonzo
- ↑ Texas Democratic Party - Democratic Primary Candidates
- ↑ Official Texas Election Results
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 2008
- ↑ District 104 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
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