Difference between revisions of "Silvestre Reyes"
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|U.S. House of Representatives, Texas, 16th District|
|January 3, 1997-present|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||17|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 5, 1996|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|High school||Canutillo High School, TX|
|Associate's||El Paso Community College|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1966-1968|
|Birthday||November 10, 1944|
|Place of birth||Canutillo, TX|
After earning his associate's degree, Reyes served in the U.S. Army for two years, including service in Vietnam. Reyes then joined the U.S. Border Patrol, where he worked for over 26 years.
- 1997-present: U.S. House of Representatives
- 1969-1995: U.S. Border Patrol
- 1966-1968: U.S. Army
Reyes is a member of the following House committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces Democratic ranking member
- Subcommittee on Readiness Senior member
- House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Percentage voting with party
Reyes voted with the Democratic Party 88.8% of the time, which ranked 155 among the 192 House Democratic members as of November 2011.
On November 2, 2010, Reyes won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Tim Besco (R), Bill Collins (L), and Tim Collins (Write-in).
Reyes won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Reyes' campaign committee raised a total of $1,044,123 and spent $1,040,966.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Texas, 2010 - Silvestre Reyes Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$5,750|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$-3,494|
|Top contributors to Silvestre Reyes's campaign committee|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
Reyes and his wife, Carolina, have three children and four grandchildren.
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- Official House website "Biography," Accessed October 27, 2011
- Official House website "Committee Assignments," Accessed October 27, 2011
- OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- Open Secrets "Silvestre Reyes 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed October 27, 2011
Ronald D. Coleman
|U.S. House of Representatives - Texas, 16th District
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