Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Rep. Rafael Anchia District 103 (D-Dallas)

Industry
Lawyer
Education
B.A., Southern Methodist University; J.D., Tulane University
Spouse
Marissa
Committees
  • Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs (Chair)
  • Urban Affairs
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Anchia is a Dallas-based partner with the law firm Haynes and Boone, where he represents financial institutions and public and private funds.

  • His wife, Marissa Anchia, is a principal with the consulting firm Public Affairs Limited.

  • Anchia and/or his wife have minor stock holdings (less than 100 shares apiece) in Amazon, Dell and Microsoft. They mostly invest through mutual funds.

  • Anchia receives a retainer from Civitas Capital Management, an investment firm, in which he has a membership interest.

Property

  • Residential property in Dallas valued at $661,690

Analysis

  • In 2010, Anchia was fined $600 by the Texas Ethics Commission for various reporting violations, such as failing to provide the full name of some political contributors. Another violation involved a $108 gym locker rental, which the commission said was improperly billed to political funds when it served a personal purpose.