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Carlos Quintanilla

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Carlos Quintanilla
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 33
Campaign website
Carlos Quintanilla was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 33rd Congressional District of Texas.


Campaign themes


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

  • Jobs
Excerpt: "Carlos Quintanilla supports a Comprehensive effort to create jobs, by investing in infrastructure, creating a Summer Jobs Program, Investing in Schools and in Teachers, Building New Roads, Providing Tax Breaks to Small Businesses, and Making Available Small Business Loans to those Businesses that will help create JOBS."
  • Health Care
Excerpt: "Americans need Comprehensive Medical Coverage, one out of five Texans are without Health Care. We need to make sure that all Texans have access to quality health care"
  • Energy
Excerpt: "Energy exploration must be done responsibly and in an efficient manner, simply because we need gas and fuel, we should not give carte blanche to big oil companies like British Petroleum (BP) and Exxon Oil. Big oil and big energy companies must know that I am on the side of alternative fuel development, conserving our eco systems, protecting the way of life of fisherman and promoting Gulf tourism."
  • Immigration Reform
Excerpt: "Carlos Quintanilla supports Comprehensive Immigration Reform, with a path to Citizenship, which will include a fine, a thorough criminal background check and assurances that Immigrants will continue to be productive Citizens of the United States, with a caveat that they would be ineligible for government subsidies and or welfare programs."
  • Crime
Excerpt: "Carlos Quintanilla was active, engaged, and passionate about fighting the biggest drug epidemic to hit Texas, and in particular many areas within the 33rd Congressional District, that caused the death of more than 30 young teenagers and the addiction of thousands of young Children, to this killer drug that Children labeled Cheese Heroin."



See also: Texas' 33rd congressional district elections, 2012

Quintanilla ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 33rd District. He was defeated by Domingo Garcia and Marc Veasey in the May 29, 2012, Democratic primary.[2][3]

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