|Texas State House, District 31|
|2002 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||11|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Texas A&M University|
Guillen received his BS from Texas A&M University. He works as a businessman, investor, and rancher.
He is a member of the House committees on Border and Intergovernmental Affairs, Transportation, and Oversight on Windstorm Insurance. In previous legislative sessions, he served as the vice chairman of the Appropriations committee and as a member of the Natural Resources and Calendars committees.
Guillen earned a B.A. from Texas A&M University in College Station.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Guillen served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Culture, Recreation, & Tourism, Chair|
|• Licensing & Administrative Procedures|
Guillen served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Culture, Recreation, & Tourism, Chair|
|• Public Education|
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Border & Intergovernmental Affairs|
- HB 215 - Relating to limitations on increases in fees and designated tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.
- HB 801 - Relating to prohibiting the investment of the permanent university fund in certain business entities doing business in Sudan.
- HB 1355 - Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers and certain other entities in this state; providing administrative penalties.
- HB 1905 - Relating to studying the costs and benefits of a pilot program for services for adults with autism and other related disabilities with similar support needs.
Guillen ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 31. Guillen ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and defeated Ann Matthews (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 31, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Ryan Guillen Incumbent||66.3%||27,856|
Guillen won re-election unopposed in District 31. 
| Texas House of Representatives, District 31 |
2010 General election results
|Ryan Guillen (D)||12,724||100%|
On November 4, 2008, Guillen won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 31st District. Guillen ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 24,170 votes. Guillen raised $233,682 for his campaign.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Guillen received $119,923 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Texas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ryan Guillen's campaign in 2010|
|Texans For Lawsuit Reform||$5,000|
|Perry, Bob J||$5,000|
|Associated General Contractors Of Texas||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$119,923|
Below are Guillen's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Border Health PAC||$5,000|
|Texans for Lawsuit Reform||$5,000|
|Texas Medical Assoc||$3,500|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Ryan + Guillen + Texas + House
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Texas House Votes to Allow Student Organizations to Ignore University Non ... - Burnt Orange Report
- Honorary Pages at Texas Capitol - Pleasanton Express
- Clock Running Out on Solitary Confinement Inquiries - Texas Tribune
- 8-liner bill gains steam in House - Valley morning Star
- Rep. Ryan Guillen nears passage of Digital Insurance Bill - Alice Echo-News Journal
- Texas Senate Passes NRA-Backed Campus Parking Lot Bill And House ... - Texas GOP Vote
- Texas House gives final approval to impressive number of pro-second ... - KETK
- UTSA Professor Ken Little appointed to Texas Commission on the Arts - UTSA Today
- Campus protection bill tentatively approved by House - The Valley Town Crier
- Viva Bonita born to Representative Ryan and Dalinda Guillen - Alice Echo-News Journal
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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.
Ryan Guillen received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
Guillen and his wife Dalinda, a Starr County native, announced in October they are expecting a daughter.
- Ryan Guillen's campaign website
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Guillen
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Texas State Directory profile
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 31 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile
- Mexican American Legislative Caucus profile
- Ryan Guillen on Facebook
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Guillen
- ↑ Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Guillen
- ↑ Texas Democratic Party - Democratic Primary Candidates
- ↑ Official Texas Election Results
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 2008
- ↑ District 31 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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