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Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX 34th District)

3rd term Democrat from Texas 34th District.

Bio

Residence: Brownsville

Marital Status: Married (Rose)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: no prior elected office

Education: BA Georgetown University, 1985; JD University of Texas, 1987

Birthdate: 02/13/1963

Birthplace: Harlingen, TX

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 63%

Major Opponent: Rey Gonzalez Jr.


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Filemon Vela.

Website: vela.house.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

437 Cannon House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-4334
Phone: (202) 225-9901
Fax: (202) 225-9770

Brownsville Office: (more district offices)

333 Ebony Avenue
Brownsville, Texas 78520
Phone: (956) 544-8352



Committee

Current Elected Office Committees:


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Perry Finney Brody
  • Scheduler: Liza Lynch
  • Legis. Dir.: Julie Merberg
  • Press Secy.: Mickeala Carter
  • Press Secy.: Brenda Lopez
  • Veteran Affairs LA: Mariana Abame
  • Military LA: Luke Theriot
  • Foreign Policy LA: Karen De Los Santos
  • Firearms LA: Luke Theriot
  • Budget LA: Luke Theriot

Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Filemon Vela's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Filemon Vela a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.969 - Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015 Yes Send Message to Rep. Filemon Vela
H.R.299 - Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 Yes Send Message to Rep. Filemon Vela
H.R.497 - Santa Ana River Wash Plan Land Exchange Act No Send Message to Rep. Filemon Vela
H.R.974 - H.R. 974, The BRAVE Act No Send Message to Rep. Filemon Vela
H.R.279 - Ease and facilitate the relocation of military families No Send Message to Rep. Filemon Vela
H.R.6234 - Private Corrado Piccoli Purple Heart Preservation Act of 2016 No Send Message to Rep. Filemon Vela
H.R.2835 - Border Jobs for Veterans Act of 2015 No Send Message to Rep. Filemon Vela
H.R.1735 - National Defense Authorization Act for FY2016 No Send Message to Rep. Filemon Vela
H.R.2573 - Dignity for America’s Military Families Act No Send Message to Rep. Filemon Vela
H.R.1313 - Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Relief Act No Send Message to Rep. Filemon Vela
H.R.91 - Veteran's I.D. Card Act No Send Message to Rep. Filemon Vela
(More Bills)
 

PAC

PAC Contributions

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