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|First elected = [[Texas' 23rd congressional district elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|First elected = [[Texas' 23rd Congressional District elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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|Next election = [[Texas' 23rd congressional district elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Next election = [[Texas' 23rd Congressional District elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
 
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|Prior office = Texas State House
 
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|Place of birth =Alpine, Texas
 
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Pete Gallego''' (b. December 2, 1961, in Alpine, Texas) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Texas"]</ref>
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Pete Gallego''' (b. December 2, 1961, in Alpine, Texas) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Texas"]</ref>
  
 
Gallego is a former member of the [[Texas House of Representatives]], representing District 74 from 1991 to 2013.
 
Gallego is a former member of the [[Texas House of Representatives]], representing District 74 from 1991 to 2013.
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====National security====
 
====National security====
=====National Defense Authorization Act=====
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=====NDAA=====
 
{{Support vote}} 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.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/45512#.UjdO8j9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart,'' "HR 1960 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
 
{{Support vote}} 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.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/45512#.UjdO8j9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart,'' "HR 1960 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
  
=====Department of Homeland Security Appropriations=====
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=====DHS Appropriations=====
 
{{Support vote}} Gallego voted for HR 2217 - the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 that was largely along party lines.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/44545#.UjdO9j9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart,'' "HR 2217 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
 
{{Support vote}} Gallego voted for HR 2217 - the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 that was largely along party lines.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/44545#.UjdO9j9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart,'' "HR 2217 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
  
=====Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act=====
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=====CISPA (2013)=====
{{Support vote}} Gallego voted for HR 624 - the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. 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.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/43791#.UjdO-j9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart,'' "HR 624 - Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
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{{Support vote}} 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.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/43791#.UjdO-j9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart,'' "HR 624 - CISPA (2013) - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
  
 
====Economy====
 
====Economy====
 
=====Government shutdown=====
 
=====Government shutdown=====
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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.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll504.xml ''Clerk of the U.S. House,'' "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref> 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.<ref>[http://www.buzzfeed.com/katenocera/government-shutdown-how-we-got-here?bffb ''Buzzfeed'', "Government Shutdown: How We Got Here," accessed October 1, 2013]</ref> Gallego voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll504.xml ''Clerk of the U.S. House,'' "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref>
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{{support vote}} The shutdown finally ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the [[United States Senate|Senate]]. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funds the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by [[United States Senate|Senate Democrats]] was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-effort-to-end-fiscal-crisis-collapses-leaving-senate-to-forge-last-minute-solution/2013/10/16/1e8bb150-364d-11e3-be86-6aeaa439845b_story_1.html ''The Washington Post'', "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013]</ref> 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.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll550.xml ''U.S. House,'' "Final vote results for Roll Call 550," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref>
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Gallego donated his salary to a charity helping injured veterans while the government was shutdown.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/story/2013/10/government-shutdown-congress-donate-salary-97663.html?hp=lh_b1 ''Politico,'' "Hill pols plan to donate, halt salary," accessed October 1, 2013]</ref>
 
Gallego donated his salary to a charity helping injured veterans while the government was shutdown.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/story/2013/10/government-shutdown-congress-donate-salary-97663.html?hp=lh_b1 ''Politico,'' "Hill pols plan to donate, halt salary," accessed October 1, 2013]</ref>
  
=====Federal Statutory Pay Adjustment Elimination=====
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=====Federal Pay Adjustment Act=====
 
{{Support vote}} 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.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/42596#.UjdQCD9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart,'' "HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
 
{{Support vote}} 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.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/42596#.UjdQCD9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart,'' "HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
  
 
====Immigration====
 
====Immigration====
=====Morton Memos Enforcement Prohibition=====
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{{Oppose vote}} 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.<ref>[http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:hamdt136: ''The Library of Congress,'' "H.AMDT.136," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref> The vote largely followed party lines.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/44693#.UjdQYz9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart,'' "H Amdt 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
 
{{Oppose vote}} 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.<ref>[http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:hamdt136: ''The Library of Congress,'' "H.AMDT.136," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref> The vote largely followed party lines.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/44693#.UjdQYz9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart,'' "H Amdt 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
  
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2014===
 
===2014===
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Gallego is a member of the [[Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee#Frontline Program|Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Frontline Program]].  The program is designed to help protect vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2014 election.<ref name=frontline>[http://dccc.org/newsroom/entry/dccc_chairman_steve_israel_announces_2013-2014_frontline_members/ ''Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee,'' "DCCC Chairman Steve Israel Announces 2013-2014 Frontline Members," March 5, 2013]</ref>
 
Gallego is a member of the [[Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee#Frontline Program|Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Frontline Program]].  The program is designed to help protect vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2014 election.<ref name=frontline>[http://dccc.org/newsroom/entry/dccc_chairman_steve_israel_announces_2013-2014_frontline_members/ ''Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee,'' "DCCC Chairman Steve Israel Announces 2013-2014 Frontline Members," March 5, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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===2012===
 
===2012===
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Gallego won election in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2012|Texas']] [[Texas' 23rd congressional district elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://www.txdemocrats.org/2012/ Democratic candidate list]</ref><ref>[http://enr.sos.state.tx.us/enr/results/may29_161_state.htm Unofficial Democratic primary results]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/TX_US_House_0731.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS Associated Press primary runoff results]</ref>
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Gallego won election in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2012|Texas']] [[Texas' 23rd Congressional District elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://www.txdemocrats.org/2012/ Democratic candidate list]</ref><ref>[http://enr.sos.state.tx.us/enr/results/may29_161_state.htm Unofficial Democratic primary results]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/TX_US_House_0731.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS Associated Press primary runoff results]</ref>
  
 
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====Endorsements====
 
====Endorsements====
Galego was endorsed by the mayor of San Antonio, Julian Castro in the runoff against [[Ciro Rodriguez]].<ref>[http://www.burntorangereport.com/diary/12483/san-antonio-mayor-julian-castro-endorses-pete-gallego-in-cd23-runoff ''Burnt Orange Report,'' "San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro Endorses Pete Gallego in CD-23 Runoff," July 12, 2012]</ref>
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Galego was endorsed by the mayor of San Antonio, Julian Castro, in the runoff against [[Ciro Rodriguez]].<ref>[http://www.burntorangereport.com/diary/12483/san-antonio-mayor-julian-castro-endorses-pete-gallego-in-cd23-runoff ''Burnt Orange Report,'' "San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro Endorses Pete Gallego in CD-23 Runoff," July 12, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
On November 4, 2008, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives] from Texas's 74th District, defeating Thomas Kincaid, Jr. (R).  Gallego received 26,235 votes in the election while Kincaid received 14,633 votes.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 2008]</ref>  Gallego raised $458,786 for his campaign; Kincaid raised $8,550.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=111922 District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2008]</ref>
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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.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 2008]</ref>  Gallego raised $458,786 for his campaign; Kincaid raised $8,550.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=111922 District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2008]</ref>
  
 
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===2006===
 
===2006===
 
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On November 4, 2006, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas's 74th District, unopposed.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 2006]</ref>  
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On November 4, 2006, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas' 74th District, unopposed.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 2006]</ref>  
  
 
Gallego raised $213,343 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=TX&y=2006&f=H&so=O#sorttable District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2006]</ref>  
 
Gallego raised $213,343 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=TX&y=2006&f=H&so=O#sorttable District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2006]</ref>  
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===2004===
 
===2004===
  
On November 4, 2004, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas's 74th District, unopposed.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 2004]</ref>  
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On November 4, 2004, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas' 74th District, unopposed.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 2004]</ref>  
  
 
Gallego raised $195,574 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=TX&y=2004&f=H&so=O#sorttable District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2004]</ref>  
 
Gallego raised $195,574 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=TX&y=2004&f=H&so=O#sorttable District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2004]</ref>  
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===2002===
 
===2002===
On November 4, 2002, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas's 74th District, defeating Pedro "Pete" Nieto (R).<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 2002]</ref>  
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On November 4, 2002, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas' 74th District, defeating Pedro "Pete" Nieto (R).<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 2002]</ref>  
  
 
Gallego raised $239,628 for his campaign while Nieto raised $20,221.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=TX&y=2002&f=H&so=O#sorttable District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2002]</ref>  
 
Gallego raised $239,628 for his campaign while Nieto raised $20,221.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=TX&y=2002&f=H&so=O#sorttable District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2002]</ref>  
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===2000===
 
===2000===
  
On November 4, 2000, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas's 74th District, unopposed.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 2000]</ref>  
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On November 4, 2000, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas' 74th District, unopposed.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 2000]</ref>  
  
 
Gallego raised $130,043 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=TX&y=2000&f=H&so=O#sorttable District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2000]</ref>  
 
Gallego raised $130,043 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=TX&y=2000&f=H&so=O#sorttable District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2000]</ref>  
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===1998===
 
===1998===
  
On November 4, 1998, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas's 74th District, unopposed.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 1998]</ref>  
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On November 4, 1998, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas' 74th District, unopposed.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 1998]</ref>  
  
 
Gallego raised $89,352 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=TX&y=1998&f=H&so=O#sorttable District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 1998]</ref>  
 
Gallego raised $89,352 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=TX&y=1998&f=H&so=O#sorttable District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 1998]</ref>  
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===1996===
 
===1996===
  
On November 4, 1996, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas's 74th District, unopposed.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 1996]</ref>  
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On November 4, 1996, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas' 74th District, unopposed.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 1996]</ref>  
  
 
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===1994===
 
===1994===
  
On November 4, 1994, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas's 74th District, defeating Robert Garza (R).<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 1994]</ref>  
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On November 4, 1994, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas' 74th District, defeating Robert Garza (R).<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 1994]</ref>  
  
 
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===1992===
 
===1992===
  
On November 4, 1992, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas's 74th District, unopposed.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 1992]</ref>  
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On November 4, 1992, Gallego won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas' 74th District, unopposed.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe Texas House official election results for 1992]</ref>  
  
 
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===1990===
 
===1990===
  
On November 4, 1990, Gallego won election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas's 74th District.
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On November 4, 1990, Gallego won election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from Texas' 74th District.
  
 
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===2014===
 
===2014===
 
Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the [[United States Congress elections, 2014|2014 elections season]]. Below are Gallego's reports.<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H2TX23124 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Pete Gallego Summary Report," Accessed July 24, 2013]</ref>  
 
Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the [[United States Congress elections, 2014|2014 elections season]]. Below are Gallego's reports.<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H2TX23124 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Pete Gallego Summary Report," Accessed July 24, 2013]</ref>  
  
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|Report 1 = April Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/519/13961624519/13961624519.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Pete Gallego April Quarterly," Accessed July 24, 2013]</ref>
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|Date 1 = April 15, 2013
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|Beginning Balance 1 = 34891.80
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|Total Contributions 1 = 233683.84
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|Expenditures 1 = 87233.93
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|Cash on Hand 1 = 181341.71
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|Report 2 = July Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/548/13964079548/13964079548.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Pete Gallego July Quarterly," Accessed July 24, 2013]</ref>
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|Date 2 = July 15, 2013
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|Beginning Balance 2 = 181341.71
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|Total Contributions 2 = 243410.84
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|Expenditures 2 = 104218.83
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|Cash on Hand 2 = 320533.72
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|Report 3 = October Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/029/13941823029/13941823029.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Pete Gallego October Quarterly," Accessed October 22, 2013]</ref>
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|Date 3 = October 15, 2013
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|Beginning Balance 3 = 320533.72
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|Total Contributions 3 = 193210.53
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|Expenditures 3 = 130457.04
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|Cash on Hand 3 = 383287.21
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===2012===
 
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===Net worth===
 
===Net worth===
 
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Gallego's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $136,009 to $1,290,998. That averages to $713,503, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic House members in 2011 of $5,107,874.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00033541&year=2011 ''OpenSecrets.org'' "Pete Gallego (D-Texas), 2011," accessed February 25, 2013]</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 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, Texas) 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]

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.[3][4]

Career

  • 1986-1989: Assistant attorney general[4]
  • 1990-2013: Texas House of Representatives[4]
  • 1990-present: Practicing lawyer[4]
  • 2013-present: U.S. House of Representatives from Texas

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Gallego serves on the following committees:[5]

Texas State House

2011-2012

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

Issues

Legislative actions

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.[6] For more information pertaining to Gallego's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.[7]

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.[8]

DHS Appropriations

Voted "Yes" Gallego voted for HR 2217 - the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 that was largely along party lines.[9]

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.[10]

Economy

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.[11] 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.[12] Gallego voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[13]

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 funds 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.[14] 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.[15]

Gallego donated his salary to a charity helping injured veterans while the government was shutdown.[16]

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.[17]

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.[18] The vote largely followed party lines.[19]

Healthcare

Health Care 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.[20]

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.[21]

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.[22]

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 23rd Congressional District elections, 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.[23][24][25]

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

[26]

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.[27]

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.[28]

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.[29] Gallego raised $458,786 for his campaign; Kincaid raised $8,550.[30]

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.[31]

Gallego raised $213,343 for his campaign.[32]

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.[33]

Gallego raised $195,574 for his campaign.[34]

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).[35]

Gallego raised $239,628 for his campaign while Nieto raised $20,221.[36]

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.[37]

Gallego raised $130,043 for his campaign.[38]

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.[39]

Gallego raised $89,352 for his campaign.[40]

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.[41]

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).[42]

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.[43]

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.[44]

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.[45]

Pete Gallego (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[46]April 15, 2013$34,891.80$233,683.84$(87,233.93)$181,341.71
July Quarterly[47]July 15, 2013$181,341.71$243,410.84$(104,218.83)$320,533.72
October Quarterly[48]October 15, 2013$320,533.72$193,210.53$(130,457.04)$383,287.21
Year-End[49]January 31, 2014$383,287$226,937$(77,876)$532,348
Pre-Primary[50]February 20, 2014$532,348$70,739$(70,649)$532,437
April Quarterly[51]April 15, 2014$532,437$273,424$(74,918)$730,943
July Quarterly[52]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.[53] This is more than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.[54]

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:[55]

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.[56]

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. [57]

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. [58]

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. [59]

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

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.[60]

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.[61]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

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.[62]

Pete Gallego Yearly Net Worth
YearAvg. Net Worth% Difference from previous year
2012$666,007-6.66%
2011$713,503N/A

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.[63]

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."[64] 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.[4]

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References

  1. Politico "2012 Election Map, Texas"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, "DCCC Chairman Steve Israel Announces 2013-2014 Frontline Members," March 5, 2013
  3. Project Vote Smart - Rep. Gallego
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 National Journal "Texas, 23rd House District: Pete Gallego (D)," November 7, 2012
  5. CQ.com, "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"
  6. Congressional Record, "Resume of Congressional Activity, First Session of the 112th Congress," accessed September 5, 2013
  7. Congressional Record, "Resume of Congressional Activity, Second Session of the 113th Congress," accessed March 4, 2014
  8. Project Vote Smart, "HR 1960 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  9. Project Vote Smart, "HR 2217 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  10. Project Vote Smart, "HR 624 - CISPA (2013) - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  11. Clerk of the U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013
  12. Buzzfeed, "Government Shutdown: How We Got Here," accessed October 1, 2013
  13. Clerk of the U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013
  14. The Washington Post, "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013
  15. U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 550," accessed October 31, 2013
  16. Politico, "Hill pols plan to donate, halt salary," accessed October 1, 2013
  17. Project Vote Smart, "HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  18. The Library of Congress, "H.AMDT.136," accessed September 16, 2013
  19. Project Vote Smart, "H Amdt 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  20. Project Votesmart, "H Amdt 450 - Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  21. Project Vote Smart, "HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  22. Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Gallego
  23. Democratic candidate list
  24. Unofficial Democratic primary results
  25. Associated Press primary runoff results
  26. Texas Secretary of State, "Race Summary Report-2012 Democratic Party Primary Runoff," accessed August 30, 2012
  27. Burnt Orange Report, "San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro Endorses Pete Gallego in CD-23 Runoff," July 12, 2012
  28. Official Texas Election Results
  29. Texas House official election results for 2008
  30. District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
  31. Texas House official election results for 2006
  32. District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2006
  33. Texas House official election results for 2004
  34. District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2004
  35. Texas House official election results for 2002
  36. District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2002
  37. Texas House official election results for 2000
  38. District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 2000
  39. Texas House official election results for 1998
  40. District 74 Texas House candidate funds, 1998
  41. Texas House official election results for 1996
  42. Texas House official election results for 1994
  43. Texas House official election results for 1992
  44. Open Secrets "Career Fundraising for Pete Gallego," Accessed March 25, 2013
  45. Federal Election Commission "Pete Gallego Summary Report," Accessed July 24, 2013
  46. Federal Election Commission, "Pete Gallego April Quarterly," accessed July 24, 2013
  47. Federal Election Commission, "Pete Gallego July Quarterly," accessed July 24, 2013
  48. Federal Election Commission, "Pete Gallego October Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2013
  49. Federal Election Commission, "Pete Gallego Year-End," accessed February 5, 2014
  50. Federal Election Commission, "Pete Gallego Pre-Primary," accessed April 20, 2014
  51. Federal Election Commission, "Pete Gallego April Quarterly," accessed April 20, 2014
  52. Federal Election Commission, "Pete Gallego July Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2014
  53. Open Secrets "Pete Gallego 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 5, 2013
  54. Open Secrets, "Election 2012: The Big Picture Shows Record Cost of Winning a Seat in Congress," June 19, 2013
  55. Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
  56. Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
  57. Follow the Money - 2006 Campaign contributions
  58. Follow the Money - 2004 Campaign contributions
  59. Follow the Money - 2002 Campaign contributions
  60. OpenCongress, "Pete Gallego," Accessed August 2, 2013
  61. GovTrack, "Pete Gallego," Accessed April 2, 2013
  62. OpenSecrets.org, "Pete Gallego (D-Texas), 2012"
  63. OpenCongress "Voting With Party," Accessed June 4, 2013
  64. Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
Political offices
Preceded by
Francisco Canseco
U.S. House of Representatives - Texas District 23
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Texas House District 74
1991–2013
Succeeded by
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