State Sen. José R. Rodríguez

District 29 (D-El Paso)

Personal Profile

Full Name: José R. Rodríguez
Age: 66
Hometown: El Paso
Race: Hispanic
Occupation: Attorney
Education: B.A., Pan American University; J.D., George Washington University
Spouse: Carmen

Financial Statements


Election Info

2012 General Election
Won with 68.71% of vote
2012 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2010 General Election
Won with 60.24% of vote
2010 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 69.50% of vote

Political Profile

Current Office: Texas Senate
District: 29
Party: Democratic Party
Term Expiration: 2017
Term Length: 4 years
  • Jurisprudence (Vice-Chair)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Government Organization
  • Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Sushma Smith Chief of Staff
Ross O. Peavey Legislative Director and General Counsel
Luis “Sito” Negron Communications Director
Avina Gutierrez Capitol Office Manager & Constituent Svcs.
Corinne Chacon District Director
Cecelia Rodriguez Constituent Services
David Stout Binational Affairs & Media Relations
Nellie Tabarez District Office Manager/Scheduler
Texas Senate District 29 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]
Websites: José Rodríguez for Texas Senate
JoseporTejas - Spanish language Twitter feed
Senator José Rodríguez: District 29
Twitter: @Josefortexas
Facebook: Facebook
Capitol Office
Room: E1.808
Address: 12068 P.O. Box
Austin, TX 78711
Phone: 512-463-0129
District Office
Address: 100 North Ochoa Street, Suite A
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 915-351-3500
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Twitter Feed

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  • RT @akornely: Thank you RT @JoseforTexas: I'll refile a bill to repeal Texas #MarriageEquality ban & bill to repeal crime of"homosexual con…

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  • I'll refile a bill to repeal Texas #MarriageEquality ban & bill to repeal crime of"homosexual conduct." #TxLege #LGBT #txsd29

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  • ALL people, gay or straight, should be free to build a family undisturbed by gov. Interference. #TxLege #LGBT #txsd29

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  • While Republican leaders across the U.S. moderated, anti-#LGBT rhetoric in Texas has only increased. #TxLege

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  • Right now: I & Chuck S. from @EqualityTexas are speaking to the #ATX LGBT Bar Assoc. about #LGBT issues in #TxLege

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  • RT @leticiavdp: "We are here for one reason only: to turn out the vote from the next lieutenant governor of Texas @leticiavdp!" -- @Josefo…

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  • RT @leticiavdp: "We need to get people out to vote for Leticia. Every vote counts." -- @JoseforTexas #VoteLeticia

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  • Expanding Medicaid would help El Paso's uninsured @LatinosMatter @MALDEF @MALCTx #txlege #district29 #txd29

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  • Engage communities to develop and promote priorities #shclatinosummit #shc #txlege @adunkcppp @MALDEF @LatinosMatter

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