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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Gallego's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $58,018 and $1,273,997. That averages to '''$666,007''', which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic representatives in 2012 of $5,700,168.36. Gallego ranked as the 245th most wealthy representative in 2012.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00033541&year=2012 ''OpenSecrets'', "Pete Gallego (D-Texas), 2012," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref> Between 2011 and 2012, Gallego's calculated net worth<ref>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).</ref> decreased by an average of 9 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.<ref>This number was found by dividing each member's total net worth growth percentage by the number of years included in the calculation.</ref>  
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Based on [[Household net worth (Member of Congress)|congressional financial disclosure forms]] and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Gallego's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $58,018 and $1,273,997. That averages to '''$666,007''', which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic representatives in 2012 of $5,700,168.36. Gallego ranked as the 245th most wealthy representative in 2012.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00033541&year=2012 ''OpenSecrets'', "Pete Gallego (D-Texas), 2012," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref> Between 2011 and 2012, Gallego's calculated net worth<ref>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).</ref> decreased by an average of 9 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.<ref>This number was found by dividing each member's total net worth growth percentage by the number of years included in the calculation.</ref>  
  
 
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Pete Gallego
Pete Gallego.jpg
U.S. House, Texas, District 23
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorFrancisco Canseco (R)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Cost per vote$18.29 in 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next primaryMarch 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$1,802,830
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Texas State House
1991-2013
Education
Bachelor'sSul Ross State University
J.D.University of Texas
Personal
BirthdayDecember 2, 1961
Place of birthAlpine, Texas
Net worth$666,007
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Pete Gallego (b. December 2, 1961, in Alpine, TX) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing Texas' 23rd Congressional District. He was first elected in 2012. He defeated incumbent Francisco Canseco (R), Jeffrey Blunt (L) and Ed Scharf (G) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Gallego is a former member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 74 from 1991 to 2013.

Gallego is a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Frontline Program. The program is designed to help protect vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2014 election.[2] The 23rd Congressional District is a battleground in 2014; the Texas Tribune called it the "only obviously competitive November congressional race" in Texas.[3]

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Gallego 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

Gallego was born and raised in Alpine, Texas. His father was the first Hispanic elected to the school board and his parents started a credit union for Latinos when local banks wouldn't lend to them. He graduated from Sul Ross State University and went on to get a law degree from the University of Texas. He sits on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials and the Texas Equal Access to Justice Foundation.[4][5] In 2012, Gallego began drawing pension benefits from the state of Texas in addition to his annual congressional salary of $174,000.[6][7]

Career

  • 1986-1989: Assistant attorney general[5]
  • 1990-2013: Texas House of Representatives[5]
  • 1990-present: Practicing lawyer[5]
  • 2013-present: U.S. House of Representatives from Texas

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Gallego serves on the following committees:[8]

Texas State House

2011-2012

Pete Gallego served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:

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.[9] For more information pertaining to Gallego's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.[10]

National security

NDAA

Voted "Yes" Gallego voted for 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.[11]

DHS Appropriations

Voted "Yes" Gallego voted for 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.[12]

CISPA (2013)

Voted "Yes" Gallego voted for HR 624 - the CISPA (2013). The bill passed the House on April 18, 2013, with a vote of 288 - 127. The bill would allow 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.[13]

Economy

Farm bill

Yea3.png On January 29, 2014, the U.S. House approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, H.R. 2642, also known as the Farm Bill.[14] The bill passed by a vote of 251-166. The nearly 1,000-page bill reformed and continued various 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.[15][16] However, cuts to the food stamp program cut an average of $90 per month for 1.7 million people in 15 states.[16] Gallego voted with 88 other Democratic representatives in favor of 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.[17][18] The House voted 359-67 for the 1,582 page bill, with 64 Republicans and three Democrats voting against the bill.[18] The omnibus package included 12 annual spending bills to fund federal operations.[19] 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. Gallego joined with the majority of the Democratic party and voted in favor of the bill.[17][18]

Government shutdown

See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Voted "No" 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.[20] 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.[21] Gallego voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[22]

Voted "Yes" The shutdown finally 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.[23] 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. Gallego voted for HR 2775.[24]

Gallego donated his salary to a charity helping injured veterans while the government was shutdown.[25]

Federal Pay Adjustment Act

Voted "Yes" Gallego 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 would prevent a 0.5% pay increase for all federal workers from taking effect, saving the federal government $11 billion over 10 years. Gallego was 1 of 44 Democrats who supported the bill, while 144 voted against it.[26]

Immigration

Morton Memos Prohibition

Voted "No" Gallego 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.[27] The vote largely followed party lines.[28]

Healthcare

Healthcare Reform Rules

Voted "No" Gallego 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.[29]

Social issues

Abortion

Voted "No" Gallego 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 is to ban abortions that would take place 20 or more weeks after fertilization.[30]

Issues

On The Issues Vote Match

Pete Gallego'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, Gallego is a Moderate Liberal Populist. Gallego received a score of 57 percent on personal issues and 31 percent on economic issues.[31]

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[32]
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 Unknown
Vouchers for school choice Opposes Keep God in the public sphere Unknown
Absolute right to gun ownership Favors Human needs over animal rights Unknown
Higher taxes on the wealthy Favors Stricter punishment reduces crime Unknown
Support & expand free trade Opposes Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens Strongly Favors
Stricter limits on political campaign funds Unknown Maintain US sovereignty from UN Unknown
Prioritize green energy Strongly Opposes Expand the military Favors
Stimulus better than market-led recovery Favors Stay out of Iran Unknown
Privatize Social Security Strongly Opposes Never legalize marijuana Unknown
Note: Information last updated: 2014.[31]

Gallego sponsored the following legislation while a member of the Texas House of Representatives:

  • HB 812 - Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for the spouses of certain military personnel.
  • HB 1679 - Relating to limiting the liability of space flight entities.
  • HB 1681 - Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality.
  • HB 3135 - Relating to a TEXAS grant pilot project to provide incentives for students to attend certain underutilized public institutions of higher education.[33]

Political Positions

  • Healthcare - Gallego opposes repeal of the Affordable Care Act and voted against repeal in May 2013. Gallego's support for the Affordable Care Act has been attacked in advertisements by the Libre Initiative, a conservative Hispanic outreach group.[34][35][36][37]
  • Gay Rights - Gallego opposes gay marriage, stating, “I have never been in favor of gay marriage and I am not in favor of gay marriage." Gallego supports civil unions for same-sex couples.[38]
  • Abortion - Gallego supported an abortion law allowing minors to get an abortion with parental consent. Under the legislation a minor would have been able to bypass the requirement for parental consent by petitioning a judge.[38]
  • Medicare - Gallego opposes a voucher system and supports prescription drug negotiations.[39]
  • Immigration - Gallego has said that border security and immigration reform are two separate issues. He advocates immediate action on comprehensive immigration reform, writing "We can no longer delay immigration reform. The time to move forward is now." Gallego has said "Most people don’t really care where the idea comes from. They want action, they want something to happen, and they’re tired of the prolonged conversation." Gallego has expressed support for President Obama's immigration policies. He supports the DREAM Act[40][41]
  • Energy - Gallego has been supported by the Sierra Club and the League of Conservation Voters. According to Texas Climate News, Gallego's 2012 congressional victory "earned the celebratory attention of climate-action advocates." Gallego has voiced support for renewable and clean energy sources. The Sierra Club called Gallego a "clean energy champion." Mother Jones included Gallego in a list of the "Top Five Climate Hawks" who were elected to office in November 2012.[42][43][44][45]

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 23rd Congressional District elections, 2014
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Gallego is running for 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 will face Will Hurd (R) and Ruben Corvalan (L) in the general election on November 4, 2014.

Gallego is a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Frontline Program. The program is designed to help protect vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2014 election.[2]

2012

See also: Texas' 23rd Congressional District elections, 2012

Gallego won election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 23rd District. He and Ciro Rodriguez defeated John Bustamante in the Democratic primary on May 29, 2012. Gallego went on to defeat Rodriguez in the July 31 runoff. He then defeated incumbent Francisco Canseco (R), Jeffrey Blunt (L) and Ed Scharf (G) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[46][47][48]

U.S. House, Texas District 23 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPete Gallego 50.3% 96,676
     Republican Francisco Canseco Incumbent 45.6% 87,547
     Libertarian Jeffrey C. Blunt 3% 5,841
     Green Ed Scharf 1.1% 2,105
Total Votes 192,169
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


U.S. House, Texas District 23 Runoff Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPete P. Gallego 54.8% 15,815
Ciro D. Rodriguez 45.2% 13,038
Total Votes 28,853

[49]

U.S. House, Texas District 23 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCiro Rodriguez Incumbent 46% 18,237
Green check mark transparent.pngPete Gallego 40.8% 16,202
John Bustamante 13.2% 5,240
Total Votes 39,679

Endorsements

Galego was endorsed by the mayor of San Antonio, Julian Castro, in the runoff against Ciro Rodriguez.[50]

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gallego won re-election in District 74 in 2010. He was unopposed in the March 2 Democratic primary and defeated Republican Thomas Kincaid, Jr. in the November 2 general election.[51]

Texas House of Representatives, District 74
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Pete Gallego (D) 15,720 54.81%
Thomas Kincaid, Jr. (R) 12,957 45.18%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Gallego won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas' 74th District, defeating Thomas Kincaid, Jr. (R). Gallego received 26,235 votes in the election while Kincaid received 14,633 votes.[52] Gallego raised $458,786 for his campaign; Kincaid raised $8,550.[53]

Texas House of Representatives, District 74
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Pete Gallego (D) 26,235 64.19%
Thomas Kincaid, Jr. (R) 14,633 35.80%

2006

On November 4, 2006, Gallego won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas' 74th District, unopposed.[54]

Gallego raised $213,343 for his campaign.[55]

Texas House of Representatives, District 74 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Pete Gallego (D) 19,324

2004

On November 4, 2004, Gallego won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas' 74th District, unopposed.[56]

Gallego raised $195,574 for his campaign.[57]

Texas House of Representatives, District 74 (2004)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Pete Gallego (D) 28,497

2002

On November 4, 2002, Gallego won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas' 74th District, defeating Pedro "Pete" Nieto (R).[58]

Gallego raised $239,628 for his campaign while Nieto raised $20,221.[59]

Texas House of Representatives, District 74 (2002)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Pete Gallego (D) 21,326
Pedro "Pete" Nieto (R) 8,688

2000

On November 4, 2000, Gallego won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas' 74th District, unopposed.[60]

Gallego raised $130,043 for his campaign.[61]

Texas House of Representatives, District 74 (2000)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Pete Gallego (D) 26,019

1998

On November 4, 1998, Gallego won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas' 74th District, unopposed.[62]

Gallego raised $89,352 for his campaign.[63]

Texas House of Representatives, District 74 (1998)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Pete Gallego (D) 16,293

1996

On November 4, 1996, Gallego won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas' 74th District, unopposed.[64]

Texas House of Representatives, District 74 (1996)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Pete Gallego (D) 22,994

1994

On November 4, 1994, Gallego won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas' 74th District, defeating Robert Garza (R).[65]

Texas House of Representatives, District 74 (1994)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Pete Gallego (D) 14,178
Robert Garza (R) 8,645

1992

On November 4, 1992, Gallego won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas' 74th District, unopposed.[66]

Texas House of Representatives, District 74 (1992)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Pete Gallego (D) 22,779

1990

On November 4, 1990, Gallego won election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas' 74th District.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gallego is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Gallego raised a total of $1,802,830 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 25, 2013.[67]

Pete Gallego's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (Texas, District 23) Won $1,802,830
Grand Total Raised $1,802,830

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Gallego's reports.[68]

Pete Gallego (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[69]April 15, 2013$34,891.80$233,683.84$(87,233.93)$181,341.71
July Quarterly[70]July 15, 2013$181,341.71$243,410.84$(104,218.83)$320,533.72
October Quarterly[71]October 15, 2013$320,533.72$193,210.53$(130,457.04)$383,287.21
Year-End[72]January 31, 2014$383,287$226,937$(77,876)$532,348
Pre-Primary[73]February 20, 2014$532,348$70,739$(70,649)$532,437
April Quarterly[74]April 15, 2014$532,437$273,424$(74,918)$730,943
July Quarterly[75]July 15, 2014$730,943$414,396$(331,056)$814,283
Running totals
$1,655,801.21$(876,408.8)

2012

Breakdown of the source of Gallego's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Gallego won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Gallego's campaign committee raised a total of $1,802,830 and spent $1,767,938.[76] This is more than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.[77]

Cost per vote

Gallego spent $18.29 per vote received in 2012.

2010

Gallego raised a total of $643,746 in 2010. Below are Gallego's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:[78]

Contributor 2010 total
Huddleston Albert D. $50,000
Butt, Charles C. $20,000
Peisen Val Lamantia $15,000
Chickasaw Nation $15,000
Simmons, Harold C. $15,000

2008

In the 2008 election, Gallego raised a total of $458,786.[79]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Vote Texas PAC $37,108
Six Donors, Each Donating $10,000 $10,000
Brown McCarroll LLP $8,500
Three Donors, Each Donating $6,000 $6,000

2006

In the 2006 election, Gallego raised a total of $213,343.[80]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Huddleston, Albert D $20,000
Poindexter, John $10,000
Four Donors, Eeach Donating $5,000 $5,000
Chickasaw Nation $4,000
AT&T $3,500

2004

In the 2004 election, Gallego raised a total of $195,574.[81]

His five largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
Huddleston, Albert D $10,000
Texans for Family Values PAC $8,000
William Bailey Law Firm $8,000
Havins, Eddie $5,500
Three Donors, Each Donating $5,000 $5,000

2002

In the 2002 election, Gallego raised a total of $239,628.[82]

His five largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
Texas Trial Lawyers Association $7,000
Texas Classroom Teachers Association $6,500
Huddleston, Albert D $5,000
Crowley, Timothy $5,000
Zuniga, Manuel & Jane $5,000

Personal Gain Index

Congressional Personal Gain Index graphic.png
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 pioneered by the Government Accountability Institute:

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, Gallego's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $58,018 and $1,273,997. That averages to $666,007, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic representatives in 2012 of $5,700,168.36. Gallego ranked as the 245th most wealthy representative in 2012.[83] Between 2011 and 2012, Gallego's calculated net worth[84] decreased by an average of 9 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.[85]

Pete Gallego Yearly Net Worth
YearAverage Net Worth
2011$728,269
2012$666,007
Growth from 2011 to 2012:-9%
Average annual growth:-9%[86]
Comparatively, the American citizen experienced a median yearly decline in net worth of -0.94%.[87]
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.

Analysis

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.[88]

Gallego most often votes with:

Gallego least often votes with:

Lifetime voting record

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

According to the website GovTrack, Gallego missed 1 of 89 roll call votes from January 2013 to March 2013. This amounts to 1.1%, which is better than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.[89]

Voting with party

2013

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Gallego has voted with the Democratic Party 87.1% of the time. This ranked 190th among the 201 House Democrats as of June 2013.[90]

Scorecards

Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index

See also: Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index and Empower Texans

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."[91] Legislators are graded along a standard grading scale, receiving grades A through F based on their performance during the legislative session.

2011

Pete Gallego received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

Personal

Gallego is married to his wife Maria. Together, they have one child.[5]

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  32. The questions in the quiz are broken down into two sections -- social and economic. In social questions, liberals and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while conservatives and populists agree in choosing the more-restrictive answers. For the economic questions, conservatives and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while liberals and populists agree in choosing the more-restrictive answers.
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  84. 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).
  85. This number was found by dividing each member's total net worth growth percentage by the number of years included in the calculation.
  86. This figure represents the total percentage growth divided by the number of years for which there are net worth figures for each member.
  87. 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
Preceded by
Francisco Canseco
U.S. House of Representatives - Texas District 23
2013-present
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Texas House District 74
1991–2013
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