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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 (TX-28 representative) 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%
2010 general (TX-28 representative) Henry Cuellar (D) 62,773 56.3%
Bryan Underwood (R) 46,740 42%
Stephen Kaat (LIBERT) 1,889 1.7%
2008 general (TX-28 representative) Henry Cuellar (D) 123,494 68.7%
Jim Fish (R) 52,524 29.2%
Ross Leone (LIBERT) 3,722 2.1%
2006 general (TX-28 representative) Henry Cuellar (D) 52,574 67.6%
Frank Enriquez (D) 15,798 20.3%
Ron Avery (C) 9,383 12.1%
2004 general (TX-28 representative) Henry Cuellar (D) 106,323 59%
James Hopson (R) 69,538 38.6%
Ken Ashby (LIBERT) 4,305 2.4%
2002 general (TX-23 representative) Henry Bonilla (R) 77,573 51.5%
Henry Cuellar (D) 71,067 47.2%
Jeffrey Blunt (LIBERT) 1,106 0.7%
Ed Scharf (GREEN) 806 0.5%
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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