Jose R. Rodriguez

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Jose R. Rodriguez
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Texas State Senate, District 29
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 10, 2017
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jose R. Rodriguez is a Democratic member of the Texas State Senate, representing the 29th District since 2011.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rodriguez served on the following committees:

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Organization
Jurisprudence, Vice-chair
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

2011-2012

Rodriguez served on the following Texas Senate committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2012

Rodriguez won re-election in the 2012 election for Texas State Senate, District 29. Rodriguez ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and defeated Dan Chavez (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Texas State Senate, District 29, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJose Rodriguez 68.6% 116,208
     Republican Dan Chavez 31.4% 53,190
Total Votes 169,398

2010

See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2010

Rodriguez defeated Dan Chavez (R) in the November 2 general election.[2]

Texas State Senate, District 29
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jose Rodriguez (D) 50,460 60.24%
Dan Chavez (R) 33,303 39.75%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

Rodriguez raised a total of $429,185 in 2010. Below are his top 5 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:[3]

Contributor 2010 total
Texans for Insurance Reform $36,229
Texas Trial Lawyers Association $20,500
Border Health $20,000
Texas Association of Realtors $15,176
Texas Medical Association $15,109

Scorecards

Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index

Empower Texans produces the Fiscal Responsibility Index as "a measurement of how lawmakers perform on size and role of government issues." The index uses "exemplar votes on core budget and free enterprise issues that demonstrate legislators' governing philosophy."[4] Legislators are graded along a standard grading scale, receiving grades A through F based on their performance during the legislative session.

2011

Jose Rodriguez received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

Personal

Rodriguez lives with his family in El Paso since 1983.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Texas House of Representatives District 29
2011-Present
Succeeded by
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