U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela

District 34 (D-Brownsville, TX)

Personal Profile

Full Name: Filemon Vela
Age: 51
Hometown: Brownsville, TX
Race: Hispanic
Occupation: Attorney
Education: Georgetown University; J.D., University of Texas at Austin
Spouse: Rose Vela
Religion: Catholic

Financial Statements


Election Info

2014 General Election
Won with 59.59% of vote
2014 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2012 General Election
Won with 62.16% of vote
2012 Democratic Party Runoff Election
Won with 66.63% of vote
2012 Democratic Party Primary Election
Went to runoff with 40.46% of vote

Political Profile

Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
District: 34
Party: Democratic Party
Term Expiration: 2014
Term Length: 2 years
  • Agriculture
  • Homeland Security
Perry Finney Brody Chief of Staff
Liza Lynch Scheduler
Jose Borjon Communications Director
U.S. House District 34 Facts
District Map (pdf)
Population & Household Profile
Education & Employment Profile
Income & Housing Profile
County Report (pdf)
City & CDP Report (pdf)
School District Report (pdf)
Zip Code Report (pdf)
Precinct Report (pdf)

Contact Info

Email: [email protected]
Website: House website
Twitter: @RepFilemonVela
Washington Office
Address: 437 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-9901
Follow @RepFilemonVela

Twitter Feed

  • Brownsville local, Carl S Chilton Jr., pens a book detailing the first 100 years of Brownsville's history, more http://t.co/l1O1IJsIa1 #TX34

    13 hours ago

  • The Brownsville Zoo is nearing its 500,000 visitor this record breaking year. Be the 500,000 person & win $500, more: http://t.co/TJGhQcwr2Z

    3 days ago

  • Join me today at the Weslaco Visitor Center from 3-9pm and #GetCoveredToday, and let's have a healthier 2015 #TX34 http://t.co/EDtFrff4zO

    3 days ago

  • Enjoy nice weather today - @CycloBia hosts fourth event of year! Ride your bike, be healthy. More: http://t.co/vLysU1JGtB #TX34

    5 days ago

  • Proud of our @UTBrownsville Men's Soccer and Women's Volleyball teams. They fought hard at nationals & played with heart #ocelotnation #TX34

    10 days ago

  • November job growth exceeds expectations by 90,000, creating 321,000 new jobs. More: http://t.co/ZmZnS5Epam #TX34

    14 days ago

  • RT @GetCoveredTX: .@JulianCastro @RepFilemonVela @USRepRHinojosa @SenatorLucio & County Commissioner Alex Dominguez THANK YOU for helping #…

    22 days ago

  • RT @ALZIMPACT: Thank you @RepFilemonVela for your floor statement to support an additional $200M for Alzheimer's research: http://t.co/MIOb

    a month ago

  • It was great meeting so many brave men and women who have served our country and call TX 34 home. #VeteransDay2014 http://t.co/nOWO5f7pqs

    a month ago

  • Thank you to all Veterans who have bravely served out country #VeteransDay2014 http://t.co/Bby4Cs6MM2

    a month ago