Mary Gonzalez - Democrat (Incumbent)
In November 2012, Mary E. González was elected State Representative for House District 75--an area that includes east El Paso County, the fastest growing parts of the city of El Paso and the towns of Socorro, Clint, Fabens, and Tornillo. Mary was raised in Clint, Texas and graduated from Clint High School.
Mary serves on the Public Education and Agriculture and Livestock Committees in the Texas House. Throughout her time as a State Representative, she has authored numerous bills to improve public schools, increase economic development, and support agriculture in House District 75 and throughout the state.
As a result of her accomplishments, she was named "Freshman of the Year" by the Mexican American Legislative Caucus, a "Champion of Equality" by Equality Texas two sessions in a row, and the 2015 "Advocate of the Year" by the same organization. In 2015, she was the youngest inductee into the El Paso Women's Hall of Fame. She is currently serving her second term as Treasurer for the Mexican American Legislative Caucus and was recently elected Secretary in newly-formed House Border Caucus.
Mary has been recognized by Latino Leaders Magazine for her leadership in education, was recognized as one of ten "Next Generation Latinas" by Latina Magazine, and as one of the 10 newly-elected politicians to watch in the nation by NBC Latino.
Committees: Agriculture and Livestock, Public Education
Cash On Hand: $4,070.34