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

  • RT @SenatorSylvia: @maldef "we need to decouple accountability and high-stakes testing" #RGVLatinoSummit #txlege #txed

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  • RT @SenatorSylvia: @MALDEF "School finance is the number 1 issue for Latino respondents" #txlege #txed #RGVLatinoSummit…

    11 hours ago

  • Thrilled to kick off our 5th and final @TxSHC Latino Policy Summit #txsd29 #RGVLatinoSummit #TXSHC #txlege

    11 hours ago

  • RT @SenatorSylvia: Senator Rodriguez giving an overview of @TxShc Latino Policy Summit @josefortexas #RGVLatinoSummit #TXSHC #txlege

    11 hours ago

  • RT @SenatorSylvia: Sen. Hispanic Caucus chair @JoseforTexas "Welcome to our 5th and last Latino Summit in the RGV!" #txlege…

    11 hours ago

  • RT @RepLloydDoggett: Misnamed “Secure Communities” program will be terminated as part of POTUS announcement on imm action tonight @ 7pm htt…

    2 days ago

  • Student testimony at Sen Education! #education #txlege #txsd29

    5 days ago

  • Charters have been criticized for taking top students; we can't leave special needs children behind. #education #txlege #txsd29

    5 days ago

  • Interesting debate on rating schools; should campuses or districts be labeled under impending A-F rating system. #txlege #education #txsd29

    5 days ago

  • Lower share of state funding for facilities has increased the burden on local school districts. #education #txlege #txsd29

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