Mike Villarreal

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Michael U. Villarreal
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 123rd district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2003
Preceded by Frank Corte, Jr.
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 115th district
In office
1999–2003
Preceded by Leticia R. Van de Putte
Succeeded by Kenny Marchant
Personal details
Born (1971-08-19) August 19, 1971 (age 42)
San Antonio, Texas
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jeanne Russell[1]
Children Bella, Marcos [1]
Residence San Antonio
Alma mater BS, Economics, Texas A&M University, MPP, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government
Profession Politician
Website mikevillarreal.com

Michael U. “Mike” Villarreal (born 19 August 1971 in San Antonio) is an American state politician serving as a member of the Texas House of Representatives from a district centered in north central San Antonio. Villarreal serves as Chair of the House Committee on Investments and Financial Services and as a member of the House Committee on Public Education. [2] A Democrat currently in his eighth term, Villarreal previously worked for San Antonio's SAMCO Capitol Markets, specializing in municipal finance. [3]

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Villarreal holds an undergraduate economics degree from Texas A&M University. He later studied economics at MIT and Harvard and holds a Master's in Public Policy from Kennedy School of Government. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in public affairs at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.[4]

Villarreal was named as one of Texas' best legislators by Texas Monthly and has been commended by the local Sierra Club for his legislative work to protect the environment.[5]

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Preceded by
Frank Corte, Jr.
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from District 123 (San Antonio)

2003 – present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Leticia R. Van de Putte
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from District 115 (San Antonio)

1999–2003
Succeeded by
Kenny Marchant