|U.S. House, Texas, District 34|
|Bachelor's||Saint Edwards University|
|Master's||Lyndon Blaine Johnson School of Public Affairs|
|J.D.||Columbia Law School|
|Place of birth||Matamoros, Mexico|
Torres's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Economic Recovery
- Excerpt: "New Jobs & New Industries for South Texas; International Trade Expansion; Small Business Capital & Entrepreneurship Opportunities; Immigration Reform by Meeting U.S. Employers’ Needs; Expand Agriculture for New Jobs & Better Public Health."
- Infrastructure Improvements
- Excerpt: "Transportation, Water Supply, Drainage & Regional Flood Control; Strengthen Regional Partnerships; Smart Use & Preservation of Natural Resources & Land. "
- Education Reform
- Excerpt: "Protect Federal Higher Education Funding; Protect Seniors; Serve Veterans; Healthcare Reform (Prevention and Access)"
Torres and his wife, Ivette, have three children.
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