Texas's 29th congressional district
|Texas's 29th congressional district|
Texas's 29th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
|Current Representative||Gene Green (D–Houston)|
|Cook PVI||D+12 (2014)|
Texas District 29 of the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that serves the eastern portion of the Greater Houston area in the state of Texas. The current Representative from District 29 is Democrat Gene Green.
The Texas State Legislature established the district so that a Hispanic or Latino could be elected as a member of Congress. Green, a non-Hispanic White, won the first election for the district in 1992. As of 2015 he is still the incumbent in the area.
Cities within the district
Cities wholly in the district
Cities partially in the district
List of representatives
|District created||January 3, 1993|
|Gene Green||Democratic||January 3, 1993 –
|First elected in 1992
Re-elected in 1994
Re-elected in 1996
Re-elected in 1998
Re-elected in 2000
Re-elected in 2002
Re-elected in 2004
Re-elected in 2006
Re-elected in 2008
Re-elected in 2010
Re-elected in 2012
Re-elected in 2014
Historical district boundaries
- "Political challenge: Revised council redistricting plan offers Hispanics a third majority district." (editorial) Houston Chronicle. Wednesday May 18, 2011. Retrieved on November 5, 2011.
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