Ramiro Garza, Jr.

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Ramiro Garza, Jr.
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 34
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sThe University of Texas-Brownsville
Master'sThe University of Texas-Brownsville
Personal
Place of birthBrownsville
Websites
Campaign website
Ramiro Garza, Jr. was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 34th Congressional District of Texas.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Garza's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Create Good Jobs
Excerpt: "Ramiro brings experience that will help grow the District's economy. With his background in working with all programs that assist new and expanding businesses, Ramiro will help to position communities to maximize economic opportunities for new jobs and infrastructure."
  • Broaden Access to Higher Education
Excerpt: "Ramiro owes his success to the education he received as a student at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. Ramiro will work to ensure that each person has an opportunity to receive a quality and affordable education. "
  • Expand Transportation
Excerpt: "For the last 15 years, Ramiro has been a proponent of improving the region's infrastructure. With more than 1 million people, the Rio Grande Valley continues to be without an Interstate Highway."
  • Improve Health Care
Excerpt: "With the growing population, the District continues to be underserved by the number of doctors in the region. Ramiro supports a full-fledge medical school and bringing research opportunities to this region that will serve to develop new treatments for chronic diseases like diabetes. "

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 34th Congressional District elections, 2012

Garza ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 34th District. He was defeated by Denise Saenz Blanchard and Filemon Vela in the Democratic primary on May 29, 2012.[2][3]

Personal

Garza and his wife, Maria, have two children.[4]

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