Eddie Lucio III

Eduardo Andres "Eddie" Lucio III (born December 19, 1978)[1] is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, having represented Texas's 38th District since 2007.

Eddie Lucio III
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 38th district
Assumed office
2007
Preceded byJim Solis
Personal details
Born (1978-12-19) December 19, 1978 (age 41)
Brownsville, Texas
Political partyDemocratic
RelationsEddie Lucio Jr. (father)
ResidenceBrownsville, Texas
Alma materUniversity of Texas at Austin
ProfessionAttorney

Early life and educationEdit

Lucio was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas. He attended James Pace High School in Brownsville. Upon graduation, he attended Texas Tech University on an athletic scholarship. He later received a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. In 2005, he received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law.

Election historyEdit

In 2006, he was elected to the Texas House of Representatives and was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2008, 2010, and 2012. Rep. Lucio represents District 38, which is composed of the southwest region of Cameron County.

2014Edit

Democratic Party Primary Election, 2014: House District 38[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Eddie Lucio III (incumbent) 6,017 100.00 0.00
Democratic hold

2012Edit

Texas general election, 2012: House District 38[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Eddie Lucio III (incumbent) 22,408 70.76 0
Republican Alex Torres 7,984 25.21 0
Libertarian Nancy Mishou 1,274 4.02 0
Turnout 31,666 0
Democratic hold

2010Edit

In 2010, Rep. Lucio ran unopposed for a second time.

2008Edit

In 2008, Rep. Lucio ran unopposed for the first time.

2006Edit

Texas general election, 2006: House District 38[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Eddie Lucio III (incumbent) 11,335 63.93 0
Republican Luis Cavazos 5,054 28.50 0
Libertarian Linda E. McNally 1,339 7.55 0
Turnout 17,728 0

CommitteesEdit

Rep. Lucio III serves as the vice-chairman of Calendars Committee and sits on the Natural Resources and Land and Resource Management Committees. In April 2014, the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Joe Straus, appointed Rep. Lucio to the state's SWIFT Advisory Committee, which aims to ensure that efforts to improve the state’s water supply are properly and effectively implemented.

Personal lifeEdit

Lucio is currently an attorney in South Texas focusing on water law and policy. His father, Eddie Lucio Jr., is a Democratic member of the Texas Senate.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "State Rep. Eddie Lucio III". texastribune.org. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  2. ^ "2014 Primary Election". Texas Tribune (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-05.
  3. ^ "2012 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2007-01-05.
  4. ^ "2012 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved 2007-01-05.

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