|U.S. House, Texas, District 29|
|January 3, 1993-present|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||20|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 3, 1992|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|Texas State Senate|
|Texas House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||University of Houston|
|Birthday||October 17, 1947|
|Place of birth||Houston, Texas|
Green won re-election on November 6, 2012.
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.
- 1993-present: U.S. House of Representatives
- 1985-1993: Texas Senate
- 1973-1985: Texas House of Representatives
Green is a member of the following House committees:
- Committee on Energy and Commerce
- Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Ranking Member
- Subcommittee on Energy and Power
- Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Green ran 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.
|U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 29, 2010|
|Democratic||Gene Green Incumbent||64.6%||43,257|
|Gene Green (2012) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||April 14, 2012||$723,158.81||$102,623.87||$(125,106)||$700,676.68|
|Pre-Primary||May 15, 2012||$700,676.68||$50,131.42||$(36,852.92)||$713,955.18|
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.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Texas, 29th District, 2010 - Gene Green Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$294,385|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$294,297|
|Top contributors to Gene Green's campaign committee|
|Bracewell & Giuliani||$10,500|
|National Assn of Broadcasters||$10,500|
|American Society of Anesthesiologists||$10,200|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Oil & Gas||$88,600|
Congressional Staff Salaries
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.
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.
Percentage voting with party
The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Green has voted with the Democratic Party 77.7% of the time, which ranked 173 among the 192 House Democratic members as of November 2011.
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- Texas Congressman Gene Green to Keynote TransForum Texas - PR Newswire (press release)
- House Republicans Accuse Administration of Thwarting Energy Boom - National Journal
- Calendar for Dec. 7 - Troy Record
- Lawmakers Call for Greater Protection of Electric Grid from Cyberattacks - National Journal
- Calendar for Dec. 6 - Troy Record
- DATELINE: Dec. 6-13 - Wicked Local
- Close Encounters With GMOs: The Good, Bad, and Glow-in-the-Dark - Pacific Standard
- Consumer Groups Pan CableCARD Bill - Broadcasting & Cable
- Food and wine calendar: Central Market, Texas Parks and Wildlife team up - Dallas Morning News
- Yukon Exhaust (Windchill Advisory: coldest air in at least 4 years on the way ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
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Green and his wife, Helen, have two children.
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- ↑ Gov Track "Green" Accessed May 16, 2012
- ↑ Politico "2012 Election Map, Texas"
- ↑ Biographical Directory of the United States Congress "Raymmond Eugene "Gene" Green," Accessed November 1, 2011
- ↑ Official House website "Committees and Caucuses," Accessed November 1, 2011
- ↑ Democratic candidate list
- ↑ Unofficial Democratic primary results
- ↑ U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- ↑ Federal Election Commission "Gene Green's Summary Report," Accessed July 17, 2012
- ↑ Federal Election Commission "Gene Green April Quarterly," Accessed July 17, 2012
- ↑ Federal Election Commission "Gene Green Pre-Primary," Accessed July 17, 2012
- ↑ Open Secrets "Gene Green 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 1, 2011
- ↑ LegiStorm, "Gene Green," Accessed September 13, 2012
- ↑ OpenSecrets.org, "Gene Green (R-Texas), 2010," Accessed September 13, 2012
- ↑ OpenCongress "Voting With Party"
- ↑ Official House website "Full Biography," Accessed November 1, 2011
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