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Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas

Member of the House (4th term)



District: Texas - 34th District
Political Highlights: candidate for Corpus Christi City Council, 1993
Born: February 13, 1963; Harlingen, Texas
Residence: Brownsville
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Rose Vela
Education: Loyola U. New Orleans, attended 1981-82; Georgetown U., B.A. 1985; U. of Texas, J.D. 1987
Elected: 2012
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation & Forestry; Livestock & Foreign Agriculture); Armed Services; Homeland Security (Border & Maritime Security - Ranking Member)
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District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 168th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 14,685 followers

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