Eddie Lucio III

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Eddie Lucio, III
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 38th district
In office
2007 - present
Preceded by Jim Solis
Personal details
Born (1978-12-19) December 19, 1978 (age 35)
Brownsville, Texas
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jaime Lucio
Residence Brownsville, Texas
Alma mater University of Texas at Austin
Profession attorney

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

Early Life and Education[edit]

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 History[edit]

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. He is a long-time supporter of U.S. President Barack H. Obama.

2014[edit]

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

2012[edit]

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

2010[edit]

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

2008[edit]

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

2006[edit]

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

Committees[edit]

Rep. Lucio III serves as the vice-chairman of Calendars Committee and sits on the Natural Resources, Special Purpose Districts, and Federalism and Fiscal Responsibilities 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 Life[edit]

Representative Lucio III is the son of State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. and Mrs. Minnie Lucio. He is married to Mrs. Jaime Lucio of Brownsville. Representative Lucio has two children, Olivia and Eddie IV. He is currently an attorney in South Texas focusing on water law and policy.

References[edit]

  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). Retrieved 2007-01-05. 
  4. ^ "2012 General Election". Office of the Secretary of State (Texas). Retrieved 2007-01-05. 

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