Agustin Hernandez, Jr.

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Agustin Hernandez
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Candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 40
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Agustin Hernandez, Jr. was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 40 of the Texas House of Representatives.


Campaign themes


Hernandez's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Employment
Excerpt: "Receiving more investment from our state will better train our workforce to improve our employment rate and to increase the availability of jobs with higher paying wages."
  • Education
Excerpt: "Our students do not receive the same amount of funding as students from other parts of our state. As we have in the past, we must continue to challenge this inequity by using our court system, but, more importantly, we should first and foremost have representatives who make this issue their priority."
  • Veterans Issues
Excerpt: "As our troops return home from fighting over seas, we must remember that they have served our country and our area in the most honorable way possible."
  • Infrastructure and Drainage
Excerpt: "As urban sprawl continues, more residences will be located in lower planes of our area. More levies and canals are needed to ensure we have proper drainage."



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hernandez ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 40. Hernandez was defeated by Terry Canales in the July 31 primary runoff election.[2][3]

Texas House of Representatives District 40 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTerry Canales 30.5% 3,301
Green check mark transparent.pngAgustin Hernandez, Jr. 26.2% 2,840
Robert Pena, Jr. 24.1% 2,607
Timoteo Betancourt 19.3% 2,089
Total Votes 10,837

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