Sergio Munoz Jr. - Democrat (Incumbent)
Re-elected by the voters of House District 36 in 2012, Sergio Muñoz, Jr. is serving his second term in the Texas House of Representatives. The district includes parts or all of the Hidalgo County cities of Hidalgo, Granjeno, McAllen, Mission, Palmview, and Pharr. Rep. Muñoz completed his first legislative session in 2011, winning accolades from his colleagues by earning the inaugural House Democratic Leader’s Award from the House Democratic Caucus.
With superb committee assignments during the 83rd Legislature which include appointment to the powerful House Appropriations Committee, as well as the House Insurance Committee and the House Committee on Local and Consent Calendars, Rep. Muñoz is in a position to produce positive outcomes for the people of District 36. He also holds memberships on the House Veteran's Caucus, Mexican-American Legislative Caucus, House Democratic Caucus, Farm-to-Table Caucus, and Young Texas Legislative Caucus.
Sergio is part of a very close family. He is the son of Sergio Muñoz, Sr., a local healthcare businessman and former State Representative of District 36. His mother is Connie Muñoz, a long-time educator from the Mission area, and his sister, Marla Muñoz-Lopez, is a healthcare professional. He attributes his early success in life to the values taught by his family.
Committees: Vice Chairman-Insurance, Vice Chairman-Appropriations Subcommittee on Articles VI, VII, VIII, Mental Health, Appropriations, Local and Consent Calendars.
Cash On Hand: $94,530.22