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

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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
Committees
  • Jurisprudence (Vice-Chair)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Government Organization
  • Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Staffers
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
Follow @Josefortexas

Twitter Feed

  • #vami hearing w chair @leticiavdp. Tx has 2nd most veterans-1.7 mil; (Ca at 1.8). Let's make sure they have jobs. #txlege #district29

    3 days ago

  • Partial answer given: "Universities are financial institutions and costs are part of it." Your thoughts? #txlege #district29

    3 days ago

  • At Senate Higher Ed Cmte. Does cost of higher ed lead to more college drop-out than motivation or incentives? #txlege #district29

    3 days ago

  • Under DRP El Paso has 4 of 10 TX ZIP codes w/most surcharges; 236,000 of 538,000. #txlege #district29 http://t.co/dDIK16vQcT

    3 days ago

  • RT @leticiavdp: Remember @orangejackets "Success is defined as a life of significance" #TeamLVP #TexasTea http://t.co/XRsgDp82ZQ

    4 days ago

  • MALDEF raises questions about equity in endorsements and educational opportunities. #district29 #txlege

    4 days ago

  • Defacto tracking is a concern with endorsements. #txlege #district29

    4 days ago

  • 5 Hour standardized tests too much. Need to find ways to shorten or break up test. #txlege #district29

    4 days ago

  • Texas paid Pearson $10.5 million yearly for STaaR modified test that won't be use. Yes, contract will be 'adjusted'! #district29 #txlege

    4 days ago

  • RT @TXWellHealthy: Dallas business leaders reiterate call for #TXlege to accept health care funds & close coverage gap http://t.co/jTZhaQhm…

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