Gene Green

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Gene Green
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U.S. House, Texas, 29th District
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 1993-present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 3, 1992
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Texas State Senate
1985-1993
Texas State House of Representatives
1973-1985
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Houston
Personal
BirthdayOctober 17, 1947
Place of birthHouston, TX
ProfessionLawyer
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
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 the 29th congressional district of Texas and was first elected to the House in 1992.

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.[1]

Career

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-12

Green is a member of the following House committees[2]:

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

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Green voted with the Democratic Party 77.7% of the time, which ranked 173 among the 192 House Democratic members as of November 2011.[3]

Elections

2012

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

Green is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 29th District. He is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Green won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Roy Morales (R) and Brad Walters (L).[4]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 29, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green Incumbent 64.6% 43,257
     Republican Roy Morales 34.1% 22,825
     Libertarian Brad Walters 1.3% 866
Total Votes 66,948

Campaign donors

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.[5]

Personal

Green and his wife, Helen, have two children.[6]

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
New district
U.S. House of Representatives - Texas, 29th District
1993-Present
Succeeded by
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