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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

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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: Sandra Alcala
  • Scheduler: Jill Caress
  • Dir. of Operations: Liza Lynch
  • Comm. Dir.: Sandra Alcala
  • Legis. Dir.: Leigh Maiden
  • Press Secy.: Brenda Lopez


Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Filemon Vela's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Filemon Vela a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.2388 - Harmony's Law No N/A
H.R.4771 - VA Tele-Hearing Modernization Act No N/A
H.R.1424 - Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act No N/A
H.R.628 - Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now (WINGMAN) Act No N/A
H.R.4183 - Identifying Barriers and Best Practices Study Act No N/A
H.R.4165 - Improving Benefits for Underserved Veterans Act Yes N/A
H.R.1030 - Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act No N/A
H.R.592 - Protect Veterans from Financial Fraud Act of 2019 No N/A
H.R.4360 - VA Overpayment Accountability Act No N/A
H.R.4137 - Jennifer Kepner Healthcare for Open Air Burn Pit Exposure (HOPE) Act No N/A
H.R.4589 - To make permanent grants for transportation to medical care for highly rural veterans No N/A
(More Bills)


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