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}}{{tnr}}'''Robert "Bobby" Guerra''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Texas House of Representatives]], representing District 41 since September 2012.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Robert "Bobby" Guerra''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Texas House of Representatives]], representing District 41. He was first elected to the chamber in September 2012. Guerra filed to run in a special election to fill the seat, which was left vacant following the resignation of [[Veronica Gonzales]] (D) on June 29, 2012. However, since Guerra was the only candidate who filed to run in the election, the [[Texas Secretary of State]]'s office declared him the winner and called off the election.<ref>[http://www.themonitor.com/news/texas-63669-election-guerra.html ''The Monitor,'' "Guerra to finish Gonzales' term in HD 41," September 7, 2012]</ref>
 
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Guerra filed to run in the 2012 special election to fill the seat, which was left vacant following the resignation of [[Veronica Gonzales]] (D) on June 29. However, since Guerra was the only candidate who filed to run in the election, the [[Texas Secretary of State]]'s office declared him the winner and called off the election.<ref>[http://www.themonitor.com/news/texas-63669-election-guerra.html ''The Monitor,'' "Guerra to finish Gonzales' term in HD 41," September 7, 2012]</ref>
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Guerra's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://voteguerra.com/directions-for-south-texas/ ''Voteguerra.com'' "Directions for South Texas," Accessed October 16, 2012]</ref>
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*Support for restoring cuts to college financial aid
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*Support for Medicaid expansion
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*Protecting small business exemptions on the margins tax
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==Elections==
 
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Guerra won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Texas House of Representatives]], District 41. Guerra ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and defeated [[Miriam Martinez]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml Texas Secretary of State - 2012 Election and Candidate Information]</ref><ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe ''Texas Secretary of State'' Election History]</ref>
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Guerra won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Texas House of Representatives]], District 41. Guerra ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and defeated [[Miriam Martinez]] (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml Texas Secretary of State - 2012 Election and Candidate Information]</ref><ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe ''Texas Secretary of State'' Election History]</ref>
  
 
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Guerra expressed support for restoring cuts to college financial aid, Medicaid expansion, and protecting small business exemptions on the margins tax. <ref>[http://voteguerra.com/directions-for-south-texas/ ''Voteguerra.com'' "Directions for South Texas," Accessed October 16, 2012]</ref>
 
  
 
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*[http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/member-page/?district=41 Texas House of Representatives Office Website]
 
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Robert Guerra
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Texas House of Representatives, District 41
Incumbent
In office
September 2012 – Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPan American University
J.D.Texas Southern University Law School
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Robert "Bobby" Guerra is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 41. He was first elected to the chamber in September 2012. Guerra filed to run in a special election to fill the seat, which was left vacant following the resignation of Veronica Gonzales (D) on June 29, 2012. However, since Guerra was the only candidate who filed to run in the election, the Texas Secretary of State's office declared him the winner and called off the election.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Public Health
Transportation

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Guerra's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Support for restoring cuts to college financial aid
  • Support for Medicaid expansion
  • Protecting small business exemptions on the margins tax

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Guerra won election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 41. Guerra ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and defeated Miriam Martinez (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Guerra 61.7% 20,963
     Republican Miriam Martinez 38.3% 12,998
Total Votes 33,961

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2012

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Preceded by
Veronica Gonzales (D)
Texas House District 41
2013–present
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