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Rep. Pete Gallego (D-Texas)

  • District: 23rd District, Southwest -- outer San Antonio, Socorro
  • Residence: Alpine
  • Born: December 2, 1961; Alpine, Texas
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Maria Elena Ramon; one child
  • Education: Sul Ross State U., B.A. 1982 (political science); U. of Texas, J.D. 1985
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Texas House, 1991-2013; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated Rep. Francisco "Quico" Canseco, R
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (General Farm Commodities & Risk Management; Livestock, Rural Development & Credit); Armed Services (Readiness; Tactical Air & Land Forces)

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State Information: 23rd District, Southwest -- outer San Antonio, Socorro

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Pete Gallego (D) 96,676 50.3%
Francisco Canseco (R) 87,547 45.6%
Jeffrey Blunt (LIBERT) 5,841 3%
Ed Scharf (GREEN) 2,105 1.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 48% Mitt Romney: 51%
2008 Barack Obama: 50% John McCain: 49%




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