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Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX 34th District)

4th term Democrat from Texas 34th District.


Residence: Brownsville

Marital Status: Married (Rose)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: no prior elected office

Education: BA Georgetown Univ., 1985; JD Univ. of TX, 1987

Birthdate: 02/13/1963

Birthplace: Harlingen, TX

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 63%

Major Opponent: Rey Gonzalez Jr.


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Filemon Vela.

Website: vela.house.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

307 Cannon House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-4334
Phone: (202) 225-9901
Fax: (202) 225-9770

Brownsville Office: (more district offices)

800 N Expressway 77-83, Suite #9
Brownsville, Texas 78521
Phone: (956) 544-8352


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Perry Finney Brody
  • Scheduler: Liza Lynch
  • Legis. Dir.: Julie Merberg
  • Press Secy.: Brenda Lopez
  • Comm. Dir.: Vacant
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Karen De Los Santos
  • Health LA: Luke Theriot
  • Education LA: Karen De Los Santos
  • Budget LA: Luke Theriot
  • Space - NASA LA: Perry Finney Brody


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