|U.S. House, Texas, District 29|
|January 3, 1993-present|
|January 3, 2015|
|Years in position||22|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 3, 1992|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Texas State Senate|
|Texas House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||University of Houston|
|Date of birth||October 17, 1947|
|Place of birth||Houston, Texas|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Career
- 3 Committee assignments
- 4 Issues
- 5 Elections
- 6 Campaign donors
- 7 Analysis
- 8 Recent news
- 9 Personal
- 10 External links
- 11 References
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 serves on the following committees:
Green was 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 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.
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, Texas District 29 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Gene Green Incumbent||90%||86,053|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 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 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.
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.
National Journal vote ratings
- See also: National Journal vote ratings
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.
Percentage voting with party
Green 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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Green and his wife, Helen, have two children.
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- Media coverage:
- 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
- CQ.com, House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress
- Official House website "Committees and Caucuses," Accessed November 1, 2011
- U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
- 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 (D-Texas), 2011," accessed February 22, 2013
- OpenSecrets.org, "Gene Green (R-Texas), 2010," Accessed September 13, 2012
- National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012
- OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
- Official House website "Full Biography," Accessed November 1, 2011
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