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Vela is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2012|Texas']] [[Texas' 34th congressional district elections, 2012|34th District]].  He and [[Denise Saenz Blanchard]] defeated [[Elmo Aycock]], [[Ramiro Garza, Jr.]], [[Juan Angel Guerra]], [[Salomon Torres]], [[Anthony Troiani]] and [[Armando Villalobos]] in the May 29, 2012, Democratic primary.  He then defeated Blanchard in the July 31 runoff election.  He will now face [[Jessica Puente Bradshaw]] (D), [[Steven Shanklin]] (L), and [[Donald Ramon DeLeon]] (I) in the general election on November 6.<ref>[http://www.txdemocrats.org/2012/ Democratic candidate list]</ref><ref>[http://enr.sos.state.tx.us/enr/results/may29_161_state.htm Unofficial Democratic primary results]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/TX_US_House_0731.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS Associated Press primary runoff results]</ref>
 
Vela is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2012|Texas']] [[Texas' 34th congressional district elections, 2012|34th District]].  He and [[Denise Saenz Blanchard]] defeated [[Elmo Aycock]], [[Ramiro Garza, Jr.]], [[Juan Angel Guerra]], [[Salomon Torres]], [[Anthony Troiani]] and [[Armando Villalobos]] in the May 29, 2012, Democratic primary.  He then defeated Blanchard in the July 31 runoff election.  He will now face [[Jessica Puente Bradshaw]] (D), [[Steven Shanklin]] (L), and [[Donald Ramon DeLeon]] (I) in the general election on November 6.<ref>[http://www.txdemocrats.org/2012/ Democratic candidate list]</ref><ref>[http://enr.sos.state.tx.us/enr/results/may29_161_state.htm Unofficial Democratic primary results]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/TX_US_House_0731.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS Associated Press primary runoff results]</ref>
 
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber= U.S. House of Representatives Runoff Election, Texas, Congressional District 34
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|party=Democratic
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|winner1 =Filemon Vela
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|candidate2 =Denise Saenz Blanchard
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|votes1 =15628
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|votes2 = 7824
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}}
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<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe ''Texas Secretary of State,'' "Race Summary Report-2012 Democratic Party Primary Runoff," accessed August 30, 2012]</ref>
 
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Filemon Vela
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 34
PartyDemocratic
Filemon Vela is a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 34th Congressional District of Texas.

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 34th congressional district elections, 2012

Vela is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 34th District. He and Denise Saenz Blanchard defeated Elmo Aycock, Ramiro Garza, Jr., Juan Angel Guerra, Salomon Torres, Anthony Troiani and Armando Villalobos in the May 29, 2012, Democratic primary. He then defeated Blanchard in the July 31 runoff election. He will now face Jessica Puente Bradshaw (D), Steven Shanklin (L), and Donald Ramon DeLeon (I) in the general election on November 6.[1][2][3]

U.S. House of Representatives Runoff Election, Texas, Congressional District 34 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngFilemon Vela 66.6% 15,628
Denise Saenz Blanchard 33.4% 7,824
Total Votes 23,452

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Campaign donors

2012

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Vela's reports.[5]

Filemon Vela (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 13, 2012$0$245,415.17$(36,943.53)$208,471.64
Pre-Primary[7]May 17, 2012$208,471.64$10,241.61$(197,897.13)$20,816.12
July Quarterly[8]July 15, 2012$20,816.12$147,412.71$(121,498.06)$46,730.77
Pre-Runoff[9]July 19, 2012$46,730.77$9,716.28$(48,249.77)$8,197.28
Running totals
$412,785.77$(404,588.49)

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