Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Rep. Rafael Anchia District 103 (D-Dallas)

B.A., Southern Methodist University; J.D., Tulane University
  • Pensions
  • International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs (Chair)
  • Select Committee on State and Federal Power and Responsibility
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Anchia is of counsel to the law firm Haynes and Boone and managing director of the Civitas Capital Group.

  • His wife, Marissa Anchia, is a principal with the consulting firm Public Affairs Limited.

  • Marissa Anchia owns a small number of shares (less than 100 shares) in Microsoft. The Anchias have investments in a number of mutual funds.

  • He serves on several civic boards, including the SMU Clements Center for SW Studies, Hoblitzelle Foundation, UT Southwestern Medical School Foundation, Education is Freedom. Marissa Anchia is on the City of Dallas Library Board.


  • Residential property in Dallas valued at $880,000.


  • In 2010, Anchia was fined $600 by the Texas Ethics Commission for various reporting violations, such as failing to provide the full name of some political contributors. Another violation involved a $108 gym locker rental, which the commission said was improperly billed to political funds when it served a personal purpose.