Salomon Torres

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Salomon Torres
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 34
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sSaint Edward’s University
Master'sLyndon Blaine Johnson School of Public Affairs
J.D.Columbia Law School
Personal
Place of birthMatamoros, Mexico
Websites
Campaign website
Salomon Torres was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 34th Congressional District of Texas.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

  • Economic Recovery
Excerpt: "New Jobs & New Industries for South Texas; International Trade Expansion; Small Business Capital & Entrepreneurship Opportunities; Immigration Reform by Meeting U.S. Employers’ Needs; Expand Agriculture for New Jobs & Better Public Health."
  • Infrastructure Improvements
Excerpt: "Transportation, Water Supply, Drainage & Regional Flood Control; Strengthen Regional Partnerships; Smart Use & Preservation of Natural Resources & Land. "
  • Education Reform
Excerpt: "Protect Federal Higher Education Funding; Protect Seniors; Serve Veterans; Health Care Reform (Prevention and Access)"

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 34th congressional district elections, 2012

Torres 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 May 29, 2012, Democratic primary.[2][3]

Personal

Torres and his wife, Ivette, have three children.[4]

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