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|Last election = [[Texas' 29th congressional district elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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|First elected = November 3, 1992
 
|First elected = November 3, 1992
 
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|Next election = [[Texas' 29th congressional district elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Prior office = [[Texas State Senate]]
 
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|Place of birth = Houston, Texas
 
|Place of birth = Houston, Texas
 
|Profession = Lawyer
 
|Profession = Lawyer
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|Net worth = $522,503
 
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{{tnr}}'''Raymond Eugene "Gene" Green''' (b. October 17, 1947) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Texas]]. Green represents [[Texas' 29th congressional district]] and was first elected to the House in 1992.  
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{{tnr}}'''Raymond Eugene "Gene" Green''' (b. October 17, 1947 in Houston, Texas) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Texas]]. Green represents [[Texas' 29th congressional district]] and was first elected to the House in 1992.  
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Green most recently won re-election on November 6, 2012. He defeated [[James Stanczak]] (L) and [[Maria Selva]] (G) in the November 6, 2012, general election.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Texas"]</ref>
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Green began his political career in the [[Texas House of Representatives]], where he served from 1973 to 1985.  He went on to served in the [[Texas State Senate]] from 1985 until his election to the U.S. House in 1992.
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Green is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|moderate Democratic leader]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/raymond_green/400160 ''Gov Track'' "Green" Accessed May 16, 2012]</ref>
 
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Green received his bachelor's degree from the University of Houston. Green attended the University of Houston's Bates College of Law and went on to practice law.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000410 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "Raymmond Eugene "Gene" Green," Accessed November 1, 2011]</ref>
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Green received his bachelor's degree from the University of Houston. He then attended the University of Houston's Bates College of Law and went on to practice law.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000410 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "Raymmond Eugene "Gene" Green," Accessed November 1, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
* 1993-present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]]
 
* 1985-1993: [[Texas Senate]]
 
 
* 1973-1985: [[Texas House of Representatives]]
 
* 1973-1985: [[Texas House of Representatives]]
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* 1985-1993: [[Texas Senate]]
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* 1993-present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]]
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===U.S. House===
 
===U.S. House===
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====2013-2014====
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Green serves on the following committees:<ref>[http://media.cq.com/pub/committees/ ''CQ.com,'' House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress]</ref>
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* [[United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce|Committee on Energy and Commerce]]
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**Subcommittee on Energy and Power
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**Subcommittee on Environment and Economy
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**Subcommittee on Health
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**Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - 10
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====2011-12====
 
====2011-12====
Green is a member of the following House committees:<ref>[http://green.house.gov/about-me/committees-and-caucuses ''Official House website'' "Committees and Caucuses," Accessed November 1, 2011]</ref>
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Green was a member of the following House committees:<ref>[http://green.house.gov/about-me/committees-and-caucuses ''Official House website'' "Committees and Caucuses," Accessed November 1, 2011]</ref>
 
* [[United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce|Committee on Energy and Commerce]]
 
* [[United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce|Committee on Energy and Commerce]]
 
** Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy ''Ranking Member''
 
** Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy ''Ranking Member''
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
===Political positions===
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===Specific votes===
====Percentage voting with party====
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====Fiscal Cliff====
=====November 2011=====
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{{Support vote}}
{{Congress vote percent
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Green voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. He was one of 172 Democrats that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2012/roll659.xml ''U.S. House'' "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.]</ref>
|name=Green
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|party=Democratic
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|percent=77.7%
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|rank=173
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|total=192
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|chamber=House
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|year=November 2011
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|DHouse=Y
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Texas' 29th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Texas' 29th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Green 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' 29th congressional district elections, 2012|29th District]]. He ran unopposed in the May 29, 2012, Democratic primary.  He is running against [[James Stanczak]] (L) and [[Maria Selva]] (G) in the November 6, 2012, general election.<ref>[http://www.txdemocrats.org/2012/ Democratic candidate list]</ref>
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Green won re-election 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' 29th congressional district elections, 2012|29th District]]. He ran unopposed in the May 29, 2012, Democratic primary.  He defeated [[James Stanczak]] (L) and [[Maria Selva]] (G) in the November 6, 2012, general election.<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>
  
===2010===
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On November 2, 2010, Green won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Roy Morales ([[Republican|R]]) and Brad Walters ([[Libertarian]]).<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
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===Full history===
{{Election box 2010
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{{Collapsible history section
|Chamber=U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 29
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|Type = electoral
|party1=Democratic
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|Name = Gene Green
|party2=Republican
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|Content =
|party3=Libertarian
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<big>'''2010'''</big>
|winner1 = Gene Green
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Roy Morales
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<big>'''2008'''</big>
|candidate3 = Brad Walters
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|votes1 = 43257
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|votes2 = 22825
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<big>'''2006'''</big>
|votes3 = 866
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{{Txdis29genelecbox06}}
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<big>'''2004'''</big>
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{{Txdis29genelecbox04}}
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<big>'''2002'''</big>
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<big>'''2000'''</big>
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<big>'''1998'''</big>
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<big>'''1996'''</big>
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<big>'''1994'''</big>
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<big>'''1992'''</big>
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Green
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|Editdate=March 25, 2013
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|year=2000
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|link=<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/elections.php?cycle=Career&cid=N00005870&type=I ''Open Secrets'' "Career Fundraising for Gene Green," Accessed March 25, 2013]</ref>
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|party=Democratic
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|totalraised2012=1012294
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 29th congressional district{{!}}District 29]])
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|totalraised2010=1080909
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 29th congressional district{{!}}District 29]])
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|totalraised2008=1077277
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|result2008=Won
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|office2008=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 29th congressional district{{!}}District 29]])
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|totalraised2006=728000
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|result2006=Won
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|office2006=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 29th congressional district{{!}}District 29]])
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|totalraised2004=662698
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|result2004=Won
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|office2004=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 29th congressional district{{!}}District 29]])
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|totalraised2002=697844
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|result2002=Won
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|office2002=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 29th congressional district{{!}}District 29]])
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|totalraised2000=649362
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|result2000=Won
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|office2000=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 29th congressional district{{!}}District 29]])
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===2012===
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[[File:Gene Green 2012 Donor Breakdown.png|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Green's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
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Green won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Green's campaign committee raised a total of $1,012,295 and spent $721,459.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00005870&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "Gene Green 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 5, 2013]</ref>
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{{Congress donor box 2012
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|winner = Y
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|Chamber = U.S. House of Representatives, Texas' 29th Congressional District
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $1,012,295
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|total spent = $721,459
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|opponent raised = ''No reports on record for candidate''
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|opponent spent = ''No reports on record for candidate''
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|org1 = GenOn Energy
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|org2 = Ocean Shipholdings
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|org3 = American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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|org4 = AT&T Inc
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|org5 = Bracewell & Giuliani
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|orgdonor1 = $13,500
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|orgdonor2 = $11,200
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|orgdonor3 = $10,000
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|orgdonor4 = $10,000
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|orgdonor5 = $10,000
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|ind1 = Oil & Gas
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|ind2 = Health Professionals
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|ind3 = Chemical & Related Manufacturing
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|ind4 = Building Trade Unions
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|ind5 = Electric Utilities
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|inddonor1 = $96,200
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|inddonor2 = $95,200
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|inddonor3 = $61,100
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|inddonor4 = $61,000
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|inddonor5 = $60,800
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|}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
[[File:Gene Green 2010 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Green's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
 
[[File:Gene Green 2010 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Green's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
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==Recent news==
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==Analysis==
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Gene + Green + Texas + House'''
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===Ideology and leadership===
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:: ''See also: [[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking]]''
  
:''All stories may not be relevant to this official due to the nature of the search engine.''
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Green is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|moderate Democratic leader]]" as of June 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/gene_green/400160 ''Gov Track'' "Gene Green," Accessed June 7 2013]</ref>
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===Lifetime voting record===
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::''See also: [[Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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According to the website ''GovTrack,'' Green missed 538 of 13,520 roll call votes from January 1993 to March 2013.  This amounts to 4.0%, which is worse than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/gene_green/400160 ''GovTrack,'' "Gene Green," Accessed April 2, 2013]</ref>
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===Congressional staff salaries===
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::''See also: [[Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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The website ''Legistorm'' compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Green paid his congressional staff a total of $869,011 in 2011. Overall, [[Texas]] ranks 27th in average salary for representative staff. The average [[U.S. House of Representatives]] congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.<ref>[http://www.legistorm.com/member/2801/Rep_Gene_Green.html ''LegiStorm'', "Gene Green," Accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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===Net worth===
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:: ''See also: [[Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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====2011====
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', Green's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $295,006 to $750,000. That averages to $522,503, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic House members in 2011 of $5,107,874. His average net worth did not change from 2010.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00005870&year=2011 ''OpenSecrets.org'' "Gene Green (D-Texas), 2011," accessed February 22, 2013]</ref>
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====2010====
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', Green's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $295,006 to $750,000. That averages to $522,503 which is lower than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2010 of $7,561,133.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00005870&year=2010 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Gene Green (R-Texas), 2010," Accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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===National Journal vote ratings===
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:: ''See also: [[National Journal vote ratings]]''
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====2012====
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Green ranked 164th in the liberal rankings among members of the U.S. House.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/2012-vote-ratings ''National Journal,'' "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," March 7, 2013]</ref>
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Green was tied with one other member of the U.S. House of Representatives, ranking 170th in the liberal rankings among members of the U.S. House.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings2011/searchable-vote-ratings-tables-house-20120223 ''National Journal,'' "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012]</ref>
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===Voting with party===
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Green and his wife, Helen, have two children.<ref>[http://green.house.gov/about-me/full-biography ''Official House website'' "Full Biography," Accessed November 1, 2011]</ref>
 
Green and his wife, Helen, have two children.<ref>[http://green.house.gov/about-me/full-biography ''Official House website'' "Full Biography," Accessed November 1, 2011]</ref>
  
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://green.house.gov/ Official House website]
 
*[http://green.house.gov/ Official House website]
 
*[http://www.genegreencampaign.com/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://www.genegreencampaign.com/ Official campaign website]
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Revision as of 12:42, 24 June 2013

Gene Green
Gene Green.jpg
U.S. House, Texas, District 29
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 1993-present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorN/A
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$5,908,384
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Texas State Senate
1985-1993
Texas House of Representatives
1973-1985
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Houston
Personal
BirthdayOctober 17, 1947
Place of birthHouston, Texas
ProfessionLawyer
Net worth$522,503
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Raymond Eugene "Gene" Green (b. October 17, 1947 in Houston, Texas) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Texas. Green represents Texas' 29th congressional district and was first elected to the House in 1992.

Green most recently won re-election on November 6, 2012. He defeated James Stanczak (L) and Maria Selva (G) in the November 6, 2012, general election.[1]

Green began his political career in the Texas House of Representatives, where he served from 1973 to 1985. He went on to served in the Texas State Senate from 1985 until his election to the U.S. House in 1992.

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Green is a more moderate left of center Democratic Party vote. As a result, he may break with the Democratic Party line more than his fellow members.

Biography

Green received his bachelor's degree from the University of Houston. He then attended the University of Houston's Bates College of Law and went on to practice law.[2]

Career

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Green serves on the following committees:[3]

  • Committee on Energy and Commerce
    • Subcommittee on Energy and Power
    • Subcommittee on Environment and Economy
    • Subcommittee on Health
    • Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - 10

2011-12

Green was a member of the following House committees:[4]

  • Committee on Energy and Commerce
    • Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Ranking Member
    • Subcommittee on Energy and Power
    • Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Issues

Specific votes

Fiscal Cliff

Voted "Yes" Green voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. He was one of 172 Democrats that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.[5]

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 29th congressional district elections, 2012

Green won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 29th District. He ran unopposed in the May 29, 2012, Democratic primary. He defeated James Stanczak (L) and Maria Selva (G) in the November 6, 2012, general election.[6][7]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green Incumbent 90% 86,053
     Libertarian James Stanczak 5.2% 4,996
     Green Maria Selva 4.8% 4,562
Total Votes 95,611
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Green is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Green raised a total of $5,908,384 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 25, 2013.[18]

Gene Green's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (Texas, District 29) Won $1,012,294
2010 US House (Texas, District 29) Won $1,080,909
2008 US House (Texas, District 29) Won $1,077,277
2006 US House (Texas, District 29) Won $728,000
2004 US House (Texas, District 29) Won $662,698
2002 US House (Texas, District 29) Won $697,844
2000 US House (Texas, District 29) Won $649,362
Grand Total Raised $5,908,384

2012

Breakdown of the source of Green's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Green won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Green's campaign committee raised a total of $1,012,295 and spent $721,459.[19]

2010

Breakdown of the source of Green's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Green won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Green's campaign committee raised a total of $1,080,909 and spent $1,102,026.[20]

U.S. House of Representatives, Texas, 29th District, 2010 - Gene Green Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,080,909
Total Spent $1,102,026
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $294,385
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $294,297
Top contributors to Gene Green's campaign committee
Ocean Shipholdings$15,100
Bracewell & Giuliani$10,500
National Assn of Broadcasters$10,500
American Society of Anesthesiologists$10,200
Abbott Laboratories$10,000
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Health Professionals$142,915
Oil & Gas$88,600
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$70,074
Lawyers/Law Firms$65,100
Electric Utilities$54,675

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

See also: GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Green is a "moderate Democratic leader" as of June 2013.[21]

Lifetime voting record

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

According to the website GovTrack, Green missed 538 of 13,520 roll call votes from January 1993 to March 2013. This amounts to 4.0%, which is worse than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.[22]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Green paid his congressional staff a total of $869,011 in 2011. Overall, Texas ranks 27th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[23]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

2011

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Green's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $295,006 to $750,000. That averages to $522,503, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic House members in 2011 of $5,107,874. His average net worth did not change from 2010.[24]

2010

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Green's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $295,006 to $750,000. That averages to $522,503 which is lower than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2010 of $7,561,133.[25]

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

2012

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Green ranked 164th in the liberal rankings among members of the U.S. House.[26]

2011

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Green was tied with one other member of the U.S. House of Representatives, ranking 170th in the liberal rankings among members of the U.S. House.[27]

Voting with party

2013

Gene Green voted with the Democratic Party 87.3% of the time, which ranked 190th among the 201 House Democratic members as of June 2013.[28]

Personal

Green and his wife, Helen, have two children.[29]

Recent news

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External links


References

  1. Politico "2012 Election Map, Texas"
  2. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress "Raymmond Eugene "Gene" Green," Accessed November 1, 2011
  3. CQ.com, House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress
  4. Official House website "Committees and Caucuses," Accessed November 1, 2011
  5. U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
  6. Democratic candidate list
  7. Unofficial Democratic primary results
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1998," accessed March 28, 2013
  15. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1996," accessed March 28, 2013
  16. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1994," accessed March 28, 2013
  17. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1992," accessed March 28, 2013
  18. Open Secrets "Career Fundraising for Gene Green," Accessed March 25, 2013
  19. Open Secrets "Gene Green 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 5, 2013
  20. Open Secrets "Gene Green 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 1, 2011
  21. Gov Track "Gene Green," Accessed June 7 2013
  22. GovTrack, "Gene Green," Accessed April 2, 2013
  23. LegiStorm, "Gene Green," Accessed September 13, 2012
  24. OpenSecrets.org "Gene Green (D-Texas), 2011," accessed February 22, 2013
  25. OpenSecrets.org, "Gene Green (R-Texas), 2010," Accessed September 13, 2012
  26. National Journal, "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," March 7, 2013
  27. National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
  28. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
  29. Official House website "Full Biography," Accessed November 1, 2011
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