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
Follow @Josefortexas

Twitter Feed

  • @TexasCJC: in some #TX counties prosecutors demand defendants waive right to nondisclosure order in their plea! #txLege

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  • @SenRoyceWest: Asks panelists to serve on task force to find ways to send less kids to criminal justice system for failure to attend #txlege

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  • @TexasAppleseed: "The people being fined are those least able to afford it." Low-income most filed against for failure to attend. #txlege

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  • @TexasAppleseed: No evidence that high rates of court referrals for failure to attend school corresponds to higher attendance rates #txlege

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  • SB 393 ensured juvenile case managers can now intervene before they enter the CJ system. @TPPF @TexasAppleseed @TexasCJC #district29 #txlege

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  • Asked @tasbnews abt prgrms to prevent truancy/delinquency. Answer: provide interventions EARLY. @TPPF @TexasAppleseed @TexasCJC #txlege

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  • Wyoming the only other state that criminalizes truancy, said Office of Court Admin. @TexasAppleseed @TPPF @TexasCJC #txlege #district29

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  • RT @leticiavdp: Great meeting with you & your team today, @libbytexas. You got this—I believe in you! #ComeAndTakeIt #SD10

    3 days ago

  • Truth, not fiction, about where threats lie. It's not on our border. #nomorelies #txlege #district29

    7 days ago

  • RT @xicanasoul: Important read by @JoseforTexas: "Bilingualism presents a #Texas-size opportunity" #txed #txlege #pp…

    9 days ago