Cesar Blanco

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César Blanco
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 76th district
Assumed office
2015
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materUniversity of Texas at El Paso
OccupationUnited States Navy, political aide

César Blanco is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives and a veteran of the United States Navy. He has represented District 76 since 2015.

Biography[edit]

Blanco served as chief of staff to Pete Gallego and Ciro Rodriguez, two Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives from the El Paso, Texas area. He also worked as a Congressional Relations Officer for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. In February 2016, he was named Political Director of the Latino Victory Project, becoming the group's interim president later that year.[1][2]

In 2015, Texas Monthly named him one of the best Texas legislators of the year.[3]

Legislative Tenure[edit]

Environment Texas’s Legislative Scorecard has given Blanco a lifetime rating of 94% for his voting record concerning environmental legislation. In 2017, he voted against the environment on issues such as wind energy. He voted in favor of the environment on issues such as bee protection and green infrastructure.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schladen, Marty (February 25, 2016). "Blanco takes political reins of Latino group". El Paso Times. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  2. ^ Gamboa, Suzanne (June 6, 2016). "Latino Victory Project President to Work For Clinton". NBC News. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  3. ^ "THE BEST: Representative César Blanco". Texas Monthly. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  4. ^ "2017 Texas Legislative Scorecard," Environment Texas, 2017 https://environmenttexas.org/sites/environment/files/TXE_2017_scorecard_04.pdf

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