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Rene Oliveira
Rene Oliveira.jpg
Texas State House, District 37
Incumbent
In office
1981 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 33
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1980
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Texas, Austin
J.D.University of Texas, Austin
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Rene O. Oliveira is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 37. He was first elected to the chamber in 1980.

Biography

Oliveira recieved his both his J.D. and B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. Oliveira is a partner of the Roerig, Oliveira and Fisher L.L.P. firm in Brownsville.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Business & Industry, Chair
Redistricting
State Affairs

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Oliveira served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:

2009-2010

During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Oliveira served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:

Issues

  • HB 1897 - Relating to transportation services provided to aged or disabled clients of certain programs and facilities.
  • HB 3418 - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a student services center at The University of Texas at Brownsville.
  • HB 3898 - Relating to the establishment of an Alzheimer's disease registry.
  • HB 4608 - Relating to the higher education fund and the allocation and distribution of certain constitutional revenues to The University of Texas at Brownsville.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. Those candidates who did not receive 50% or more of the vote in their party primary on March 4 faced an additional May 27 primary runoff. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Rene Oliveira was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[3][4][5]

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Oliveira ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 37. Oliveira defeated Alex Dominguez in the May 29 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

Texas House of Representatives District 37 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRene Oliveira 62.6% 5,892
Alex Dominguez 37.4% 3,517
Total Votes 9,409

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Oliveira won re-election unopposed in District 37 in the November 2, 2010 general election.[8] He was unopposed in the March 2 Democratic primary as well.

Texas House of Representatives, District 37
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Rene O. Oliveria (D) 9,640 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Oliveira won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 37th District. Oliveira ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 19,695 votes.[9] Oliveira raised $303,627 for his campaign.[10]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Oliveira is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Oliveira raised a total of $1,540,659 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.[11]

Rene Oliveira's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 37 Won $251,658
2010 Texas State House, District 37 Won $336,775
2008 Texas State House, District 37 Won $303,627
2006 Texas State House, District 37 Won $111,450
2004 Texas State House, District 37 Won $70,300
2002 Texas State House, District 37 Won $131,501
2000 Texas State House, District 37 Won $161,745
1998 Texas State House, District 37 Won $173,603
Grand Total Raised $1,540,659

2012

Oliveira won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Oliveira raised a total of $251,658.
Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rene Oliveira's campaign in 2012
Texas Association Of Realtors$23,000
Border Health$10,000
Texas Trial Lawyers Association$9,000
AT&T$7,500
Time Warner Cable$5,500
Total Raised in 2012$251,658
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Oliveira won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Oliveira raised a total of $336,775.

2008

Oliveira won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Oliveira raised a total of $303,627.

2006

Oliveira won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Oliveira raised a total of $111,450.

2004

Oliveira won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Oliveira raised a total of $70,300.

2002

Oliveira won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Oliveira raised a total of $131,501.

2000

Oliveira won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Oliveira raised a total of $161,745.

1998

Oliveira won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Oliveira raised a total of $173,603.

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."[12] Legislators were graded along a 0 through 100 scale in 2013 and on an A through F grading scale in 2011.

2013

Oliveira received a score of 14.1 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

2011

Rene Oliveira received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

Recent news

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Texas House District 37
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