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Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas)

  • District: 28th District, South central -- Laredo, Mission
  • Residence: Laredo
  • Born: September 19, 1955; Laredo, Texas
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Imelda Cuellar; two children
  • Education: Laredo Community College, A.A. 1976 (political science); Georgetown U., B.S.F.S. 1978; U. of Texas, J.D. 1981; Laredo State U., M.B.A. 1982 (international trade); U. of Texas, Ph.D. 1998 (government)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Texas House, 1987-2001; Texas secretary of state, 2001; Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 2002; U.S. House, 2005-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2004 (5th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Homeland Security; State-Foreign Operations)
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State Information: 28th District, South central -- Laredo, Mission

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Henry Cuellar (D) 112,456 67.9%
William Hayward (R) 49,309 29.8%
Patrick Hisel (LIBERT) 2,473 1.5%
Michael Cary (GREEN) 1,407 0.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 60% Mitt Romney: 39%
2008 Barack Obama: 58% John McCain: 41%

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