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Who Really Represents Texas?
Meet Your Member: Rep. Ruben E. Hinojosa (TX-15)
Source: Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th Congress.
|HINOJOSA, Rubén, a Representative from Texas; born in Edcouch, Hidalgo County, Tex., August 20, 1940; attended Mercedes High School, Mercedes, Tex.; B.B.A., University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 1962; M.B.A., University of Texas-Pan America, Edinburg, Tex., 1980; business executive; Texas state board of education, 1974-1984; adjunct professor, University of Texas-Pan American School of Business, Edinburg, Tex.; chairman, board of South Texas Community College for Hidalgo and Starr Counties, Tex., 1993-1996; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-present).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 2006.
|Summary data about Rep. Ruben E. Hinojosa|
|% of Vote Received in Last General Election*||57.76 %|
|Special Interest Money Ranking||364 out of 433|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Ranking||393 out of 433|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Ranking||421 out of 433|
|Contributions from Small Donors Ranking||89 out of 433|
|Contributions from PACs Ranking||377 out of 433|
|Total Contributions from Lobbyists, 2000-2005||$ 18,700|
|Contributions from Lobbyists Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 4,108|
|Total Contributions from Out-of-State 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 51,875|
|% of Contributions from Out-of-State††||5.9 %|
|Contributions from Out-of-State Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 12,242|
|Contributions from Small Donors||$ 362,165|
|Contributions from Small Donors Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 80,869|
|% of Contributions from Small Donors||29.30 %|
|Contributions from PACs, 2000 Cycle to Present||$ 793,317|
|% of Total Contributions from PACs||43.60 %|
|Contributions from Business PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 152,674|
|Contributions from Labor PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 39,262|
|Contributions from PACs Per Cycle (adjusted)‡||$ 195,728|