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On November 4, 2008, Alonzo won re-election to the [[Texas House of Representatives]] from the 104th District, receiving 16,655 votes without opposition.<ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe ''Texas Secretary of State'', "1992 - Current Election History," accessed February 24, 2014]</ref>  He raised $153,155 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99942 District 104 Texas House candidate funds, 2008]</ref>   
  
 
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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
Birthday12/25/1956
Place of birthCrystal City, TX
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Roberto R. Alonzo (b. December 25, 1956) 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

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 Roberto Alonzo 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

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

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.[7]

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.[8] He raised $153,155 for his campaign.[9]

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

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Alonzo is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Alonzo raised a total of $559,564 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 15, 2013.[10]

Roberto Alonzo's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 104 Won $73,650
2010 Texas State House, District 104 Won $93,534
2008 Texas State House, District 104 Won $153,155
2006 Texas State House, District 104 Won $68,240
2004 Texas State House, District 104 Won $80,784
2002 Texas State House, District 104 Won $90,201
Grand Total Raised $559,564

2012

Alonzo won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Alonzo raised a total of $73,650.
Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Roberto Alonzo's campaign in 2012
Texas Optometric Association$5,000
Border Health$5,000
Chickasaw Nation$5,000
Texas Trial Lawyers Association$3,500
Petty, Roy$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$73,650
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Alonzo won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Alonzo raised a total of $93,534.

2008

Alonzo won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Alonzo raised a total of $153,155.

2006

Alonzo won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Alonzo raised a total of $68,240.

2004

Alonzo won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Alonzo raised a total of $80,784.

2002

Alonzo won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Alonzo raised a total of $90,201.

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

2013

Alonzo received a score of 15.9 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

2011

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

Personal

Alonzo and his wife, Sylvana, have three children.

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