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Gene Green
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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 4, 2014
Cost per vote$8.38 in 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1992
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
J.D.University 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, TX) 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 began his political career in the Texas House of Representatives, where he served from 1973 to 1985. He served in the Texas State Senate from 1985 until his election to the U.S. House in 1992.

Green won re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 4, 2014. He defeated James Stanczak (L) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[1]

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

2011-2012

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

Key votes

113th Congress

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The 113th Congress has had 55 out of 5,401 introduced bills enacted into law (1 percent) as of November 30, 2013. Comparatively, the 112th Congress had 1.14 percent of introduced bills enacted into law in the first session.[5] For more information pertaining to Green's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.[6]

National security

NDAA

Neutral/Abstain Green did not vote on HR 1960 - the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill passed the House on June 14, 2013, with a vote of 315 - 108. Both parties were somewhat divided on the vote.[7]

DHS Appropriations

Nay3.png Green voted against HR 2217 - the DHS Appropriations Act (2014) Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 that was largely along party lines.[8]

CISPA (2013)

Yea3.png Green voted for HR 624 - the CISPA (2013). The bill passed the House on April 18, 2013, with a vote of 288 - 127. The bill permitted federal intelligence agencies to share cybersecurity intelligence and information with private entities and utilities. The bill was largely supported by Republicans, but divided the Democratic Party.[9]

Economy

Farm bill

Nay3.png On January 29, 2014, the U.S. House approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, H.R. 2642, known as the Farm Bill.[10] The bill passed by a vote of 251-166. The nearly 1,000-page bill provides for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through 2018. The $1 trillion bill expanded crop insurance for farmers by $7 billion over the next decade and created new subsidies for rice and peanut growers that would kick in when prices drop.[11][12] However, cuts to the food stamp program cut an average of $90 per month for 1.7 million people in 15 states.[12] Green voted with 102 other Democratic representatives against the bill.

2014 Budget

Yea3.png On January 15, 2014, the Republican-run House approved H.R. 3547, a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through September 30, 2014.[13][14] The House voted 359-67 for the 1,582 page bill, with 64 Republicans and three Democrats voting against the bill.[14] The omnibus package included 12 annual spending bills to fund federal operations.[15] It included a 1 percent increase in the paychecks of federal workers and military personnel, a $1 billion increase in Head Start funding for early childhood education, reduced funding to the Internal Revenue Service and the Environmental Protection Agency and protected the Affordable Care Act from any drastic cuts. Green joined with the majority of the Democratic party and voted in favor of the bill.[13][14]

Government shutdown

See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Nay3.png On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.[16] At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. Harry Reid rejected the call to conference.[17] Green voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[18]

Yea3.png The shutdown ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the Senate. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funded the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.[19] The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from Republican members. Green voted for HR 2775.[20]

Federal Pay Adjustment Act

Yea3.png Green voted for HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees. The bill passed the House on February 15, 2013, with a vote of 261 - 154. The bill called for a stop to a 0.5 percent pay increase for all federal workers from taking effect, saving the federal government $11 billion over 10 years.[21]

Immigration


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Morton Memos Prohibition

Nay3.png Green voted against House Amendment 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order. The amendment was adopted by the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 224 - 201. The purpose of the amendment as stated on the official text is to "prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the Morton Memos." These memos would have granted administrative amnesty to certain illegal aliens residing in the United States.[22] The vote largely followed party lines.[23]

Healthcare

Healthcare Reform Rules

Nay3.png Green voted against House Amendment 450 - Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The amendment was adopted by the House on August 2, 2013, with a vote of 227-185. The amendment requires that all changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act be approved by Congress before taking effect. The vote was largely along party lines.[24]

Social issues

Abortion

Nay3.png Green voted against HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The resolution passed the House on June 18, 2013, with a vote of 228 - 196 that largely followed party lines. The purpose of the bill was to ban abortions that would take place 20 or more weeks after fertilization.[25]

Previous congressional sessions

Fiscal Cliff

Yea3.png 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 who voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257 - 167 vote on January 1, 2013.[26]

Issues

On The Issues Vote Match

Gene Green's Vote Match results from On The Issues.
See also: On The Issues Vote Match

On The Issues conducts a VoteMatch analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Green is a Liberal Populist. Green received a score of 47 percent on social issues and 20 percent on economic issues.[27]

On The Issues organization logo.

The table below contains the results of analysis compiled by staff at On The Issues.

On The Issues Vote Quiz[28]
Economic Issues Social Issues
Issue Stance Issue Stance
Legally require hiring women & minorities Strongly Favors Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Strongly Favors
Expand ObamaCare Strongly Favors Comfortable with same-sex marriage Strongly Favors
Vouchers for school choice Strongly Opposes Keep God in the public sphere Favors
Absolute right to gun ownership Strongly Favors Human needs over animal rights Strongly Opposes
Higher taxes on the wealthy Strongly Favors Stricter punishment reduces crime Favors
Support & expand free trade Strongly Opposes Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens Strongly Favors
Stricter limits on political campaign funds Strongly Favors Maintain US sovereignty from UN Favors
Prioritize green energy Favors Expand the military Neutral
Stimulus better than market-led recovery Strongly Favors Stay out of Iran Strongly Opposes
Privatize Social Security Strongly Opposes Never legalize marijuana Opposes
Note: Information last updated: 2014.[27]

American response in Syria

See also: United States involvement in Syria

More than one hundred House lawmakers signed a letter urging President Barack Obama to call Congress back into session if he planned to use military force in Syria.[29]

Rep. Scott Rigell wrote in the letter in August 2013, “engaging our military in Syria when no direct threat to the United States exists and without prior congressional authorization would violate the separation of powers that is clearly delineated in the Constitution.”[29][30]

The members of Congress believed that Obama should have asked Congress for permission before engaging in Libya. “If the use of 221 Tomahawk cruise missles, [sic] 704 Joint Direct Attack Munitions, and 42 Predator Hellfire missiles expended in Libya does not constitute ‘hostilities,’ what does?” the letter asked.[30]

“If you deem that military action in Syria is necessary, Congress can reconvene at your request. We stand ready to come back into session, consider the facts before us, and share the burden of decisions made regarding U.S. involvement in the quickly escalating Syrian conflict,” stated the letter.[30]

Ninety-eight of the signers of the letter were Republicans. Green was one of 18 Democratic members to sign the letter.[30]

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 29th Congressional District elections, 2014

Green won re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. He won the Democratic nomination in the primary election on March 4, 2014, with no opposition. He defeated James Stanczak (L) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[1]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green Incumbent 89.5% 41,321
     Libertarian James Stanczak 10.5% 4,822
Total Votes 46,143
Source: Texas Secretary of State

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 Democratic primary on May 29, 2012. He defeated James Stanczak (L) and Maria Selva (G) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[31][32]

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

Fundraising events

The below chart from Find The Best tracks the fundraising events Green attends.


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.


Comprehensive donor history

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.[43]

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


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

2014

Candidates for Congress were required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Green's reports.[44]

Gene Green (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[45]April 12, 2013$869,756.00$36,602.61$(43,290.80)$863,067.81
July Quarterly[46]July 13, 2013$863,067.81$98,459.70$(38,942.55)$922,584.96
October Quarterly[47]October 14, 2013$922,584.96$171,103.45$(49,654.46)$1,044,033.95
Year-End[48]January 30, 2014$1,044,033$149,786$(118,176)$1,075,643
Pre-Primary[49]February 18, 2014$1,075,643$16,977$(78,845)$1,013,775
April Quarterly[50]April 12, 2014$1,013,775$112,453$(86,916)$1,039,312
July Quarterly[51]July 12, 2014$1,039,312$85,243$(77,551)$1,047,004
October Quarterly[52]October 13, 2014$1,047,004$230,544$(95,875)$1,181,673
Running totals
$901,168.76$(589,250.81)

2012

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.[53] This is less than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.[54]

Cost per vote

Green spent $8.38 per vote received in 2012.


2010

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.[55]


Personal Gain Index

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See also: Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress)

The Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress) is a four-part measurement that illustrates the extent to which members of the U.S. Congress have prospered during their tenure as public servants.
It consists of four different metrics:

PGI: Change in net worth

See also: Changes in Net Worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives (Personal Gain Index) and Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives
Net Worth Metric graphic.png

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Green's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $295,006 and $750,000. That averages to $522,503, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic representatives in 2012 of $5,700,168.36. Green ranked as the 263rd most wealthy representative in 2012.[56] Between 2004 and 2012, Green's calculated net worth[57] decreased by an average of 1 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.[58]

Gene Green Yearly Net Worth
YearAverage Net Worth
2004$545,122
2012$522,503
Growth from 2004 to 2012:-4%
Average annual growth:-1%[59]
Comparatively, the American citizen experienced a median yearly decline in net worth of -0.94%.[60]
The data used to calculate changes in net worth may include changes resulting from assets gained through marriage, inheritance, changes in family estates and/or trusts, changes in family business ownership and many other variables unrelated to a member's behavior in Congress.

PGI: Donation Concentration Metric

See also: The Donation Concentration Metric (U.S. Congress Personal Gain Index)

Filings required by the Federal Election Commission report on the industries that give to each candidate. Using campaign filings and information calculated by OpenSecrets.org, Ballotpedia calculated the percentage of donations by industry received by each incumbent over the course of his or her career (or 1989 and later, if elected prior to 1988). Green received the most donations from individuals and PACs employed by the Health Professionals industry.

From 1991-2014, 37.21 percent of Green's career contributions came from the top five industries as listed below.[61]

Donation Concentration Metric graphic.png
Gene Green Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $8,992,438
Total Spent $7,902,491
Top five industries that contributed to campaign committee
Health Professionals$909,705
Lawyers/Law Firms$700,193
Industrial Unions$650,250
Oil & Gas$575,013
Transportation Unions$511,075
% total in top industry10.12%
% total in top two industries17.9%
% total in top five industries37.21%

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 July 2014. This was the same rating Green received in June 2013.[62]

Like-minded colleagues

The website OpenCongress tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.[63]

Green most often votes with:

Green least often votes with:


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, Green missed 580 of 14,503 roll call votes from January 1993 to July 2014. This amounts to 4 percent, which is worse than the median of 2.5 percent among current congressional representatives as of July 2014.[64]

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 ranked 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.[65]

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. Click the link above for the full ratings of all members of Congress.

2013

Green ranked 176th in the liberal rankings in 2013.[66]

2012

Green ranked 164th in the liberal rankings among members of the U.S. House.[67]

2011

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.[68]

Voting with party

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus.

2014

Green voted with the Democratic Party 83.4 percent of the time, which ranked 181st among the 204 House Democratic members as of July 2014.[69]

2013

Green voted with the Democratic Party 87.3 percent of the time, which ranked 190th among the 201 House Democratic members as of June 2013.[70]

Personal

Green and his wife, Helen, have two children.[71]

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References

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  57. This figure represents the total percentage growth from either 2004 (if the member entered office in 2004 or earlier) or their first year in office (as noted in the chart below).
  58. This number was found by dividing each member's total net worth growth percentage by the number of years included in the calculation.
  59. This figure represents the total percentage growth divided by the number of years for which there are net worth figures for each member.
  60. This figure was calculated using median asset data from the Census Bureau. Please see the Congressional Net Worth data for Ballotpedia spreadsheet for more information on this calculation.
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Political offices
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U.S. House of Representatives - Texas, District 29
1993-Present
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Texas State Senate
1985-1993
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Texas House of Representatives
1973-1985
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