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Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas)

  • District: 20th District, Western San Antonio
  • Residence: San Antonio
  • Born: September 16, 1974; San Antonio, Texas
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Anna Flores; one child
  • Education: Stanford U., A.B. 1996 (communications); Harvard U., J.D. 2000
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Texas House, 2003-13; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated David Rosa, R, to succeed Rep. Charlie Gonzalez, D, who retired
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Tactical Air & Land Forces); Foreign Affairs (Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade)

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State Information: 20th District, Western San Antonio

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Joaquin Castro (D) 119,032 63.9%
David Rosa (R) 62,376 33.5%
A.E. Potts (LIBERT) 3,143 1.7%
Antonio Diaz (GREEN) 1,626 0.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 59% Mitt Romney: 40%
2008 Barack Obama: 58% John McCain: 41%

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