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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Roberto Alonzo''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Texas House of Representatives]], representing District 104. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992.
  
}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Roberto Alonzo''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Texas House of Representatives]], representing District 104 since 1993.
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==Biography==
 
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Alonzo is an Attorney. He has previously served as Assistant Texas Attorney General, Legislative Aide in the Texas Senate, and as a Paralegal for the Texas Rural Legal Aid Clinic/Oficina de la Gente Legal Aid Clinic.
Alonzo is an Attorney. He has previously served as Assistant Texas Attorney General, Legislative Aide in the Texas Senate, and as a Paralegal for the Texas Rural Legal Aid Clinic/Oficina de la Gente Legal Aid Clinic.
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Alonzo is a member of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Authority Board of Directors, Harry Stone Montessori Parent Teacher Association, Hispanic PAC/USA Board, Knights of Columbus Oak Cliff Council 3593, Oak Cliff Coalition for the Arts, Oak Cliff Little League President, Wynnewod North Neighborhood Association, and the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5468 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Alonzo]</ref>
 
Alonzo is a member of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Authority Board of Directors, Harry Stone Montessori Parent Teacher Association, Hispanic PAC/USA Board, Knights of Columbus Oak Cliff Council 3593, Oak Cliff Coalition for the Arts, Oak Cliff Little League President, Wynnewod North Neighborhood Association, and the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5468 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Alonzo]</ref>
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
Alonzo served on the following [[Texas House of Representatives]] committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Alonzo served on the following [[Texas House of Representatives]] committees:
  
 
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==Issues==
 
===Sponsored legislation===
 
===Sponsored legislation===
 
*HB 180 - Relating to the establishment of a program at the University of North Texas at Dallas to provide financial incentives to certain students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools.
 
*HB 180 - Relating to the establishment of a program at the University of North Texas at Dallas to provide financial incentives to certain students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools.
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:: ''See also: [[Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Alonzo ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Texas House of Representatives]], District 104. He was unchallenged in the the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.txdemocrats.org/2012/ Texas Democratic Party - Democratic Primary Candidates]</ref>
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Alonzo ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Texas House of Representatives]], District 104. He was unchallenged in the the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.txdemocrats.org/2012/ Texas Democratic Party - Democratic Primary Candidates]</ref>
  
 
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Alonzo raised a total of $93,534 in 2010. Below are Alonzo's top 4 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117520 Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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Alonzo raised a total of $93,534 in 2010. Below are Alonzo's top four campaign contributors in the 2010 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117520 Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
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===2008===
 
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Alonzo raised $153,155 in 2008.  His top 5 campaign contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99942 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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Alonzo raised $153,155 in 2008.  His top five campaign contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99942 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
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'''Roberto Alonzo''' received a grade of '''F''' on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
 
'''Roberto Alonzo''' received a grade of '''F''' on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
  
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/dist104/welcome.htm Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Alonzo]  
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*[http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/member-page/?district=104 Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Alonzo]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5468 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5468 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5468 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5468 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99942 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80755 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63795 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=11748 2002]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99942 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80755 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63795 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=11748 2002]
*[http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/71481/texas-(tx)-state-representative-roberto-r-alonzo-%5Btx-house-of-representatives%5D Freedom Speaks profile]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20111118111519/http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/71481/texas-%28tx%29-state-representative-roberto-r-alonzo-%5Btx-house-of-representatives%5D Freedom Speaks profile] (Archive)
 
*[http://www.txdirectory.com/online/person/?id=17182 Texas State Directory profile]
 
*[http://www.txdirectory.com/online/person/?id=17182 Texas State Directory profile]
 
*[http://www.gregsopinion.com/pedia/index.php?title=HD104 Texas Political Almanac HD 104 page]
 
*[http://www.gregsopinion.com/pedia/index.php?title=HD104 Texas Political Almanac HD 104 page]

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Roberto Alonzo
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Texas State House, District 104
Incumbent
In office
1993 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Roberto Alonzo is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 104. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992.

Biography

Alonzo is an Attorney. He has previously served as Assistant Texas Attorney General, Legislative Aide in the Texas Senate, and as a Paralegal for the Texas Rural Legal Aid Clinic/Oficina de la Gente Legal Aid Clinic.

Alonzo is a member of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Authority Board of Directors, Harry Stone Montessori Parent Teacher Association, Hispanic PAC/USA Board, Knights of Columbus Oak Cliff Council 3593, Oak Cliff Coalition for the Arts, Oak Cliff Little League President, Wynnewod North Neighborhood Association, and the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Calendars
Higher Education
House Administration
Pensions, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

Issues

  • HB 180 - Relating to the establishment of a program at the University of North Texas at Dallas to provide financial incentives to certain students who agree to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish in certain public schools.
  • HB 186 - Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development and Hispanic Studies.
  • HB 188 - Relating to the rights of children and the education of parents regarding their duties as parents.
  • HB 248 - Relating to the protection of the rights of Texas voters without regard to race, color, ethnicity, or membership in a language minority group.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Alonzo ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 104. He was unchallenged in the the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Alonzo won re-election in District 104. He was unopposed in the March 2 Democratic primary and faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.[4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 104
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Alonzo (D) 7,936 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Alonzo won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from the 104th District, receiving 16,655 votes without opposition.[5] He raised $153,155 for his campaign.[6]

Texas House of Representatives, District 104
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert R. Alonzo (D) 16,655 100.00%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

Alonzo raised a total of $93,534 in 2010. Below are Alonzo's top four campaign contributors in the 2010 election:[7]

Contributor 2010 total
Chickasaw Nation $6,000
Border Health $5,000
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union $5,000
Texas Trial Lawyers Association $3,500

2008

Alonzo raised $153,155 in 2008. His top five campaign contributors are listed below.[8]

Contributor 2008 total
Roberto Meza $10,000
Texas Trial Lawyers Assoc $5,000
Val Lamantia Piesen $5,000
Baron & Budd $5,000
Border Health PAC $5,000

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

2011

Roberto Alonzo received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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