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Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX 20th District)

4th term Democrat from Texas 20th District.

Bio

Residence: San Antonio

Marital Status: Married (Anna Flores)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: TX House, 2003-13

Education: BA Stanford Univ., 1996; JD Harvard Univ., 2000

Birthdate: 09/16/1974

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 80%

Major Opponent: Jeffrey C. Blunt


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Joaquin Castro.

Website: castro.house.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

2241 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-4320
Phone: (202) 225-3236
Fax: (202) 225-1915

San Antonio Office: (more district offices)

727 East Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard, Suite B-128
San Antonio, Texas 78206
Phone: (210) 348-8216
Fax: (210) 979-0737



Committee


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Danny Meza
  • Scheduler: Danielle Moon
  • Legis. Dir.: Ben Thomas
  • Comm. Dir.: Katherine Schneider
  • Health LA: Ben Thomas
  • Judiciary LA: Ben Thomas
  • Budget LA: Ben Thomas
  • Civil Rights LA: Ben Thomas
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Ben Thomas
  • Science/Technology LA: Ben Thomas
  • Women's Issues LA: Kaitlyn Montan
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Kaitlyn Montan

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Joaquin Castro voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P Fiscal 2020 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations 06/26/2019 Not Voting Not Scored
P Fiscal 2020 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations 06/19/2019 Yea Voted Against
F Amendment to Restore Pro-life Protections to Title X Program 06/13/2019 Nay Voted Against
F Amendment to Restore Conscience Protection 06/13/2019 Nay Voted Against
P The So-Called "Equality Act" 05/17/2019 Yea Voted Against
P "For the People Act of 2019" (restrictions on free speech) 03/08/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance/ United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 01/03/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (passage) 01/19/2018 Nay Voted Against
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (vote to protect bill) 01/18/2018 Nay Voted Against
P Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) 10/03/2017 Nay Voted Against
(More Key Votes)
 

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

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

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.5006 - Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Joaquin Castro
H.R.4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Joaquin Castro
H.R.36 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Joaquin Castro
H.R.849 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support No Send Message to Rep. Joaquin Castro
H.R.2918 - Patients First Act (promoting ethical stem cell research) Support No Send Message to Rep. Joaquin Castro
H.J.RES.39 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Rep. Joaquin Castro
H.R.1628 - American Health Care Act (Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood) Support No Send Message to Rep. Joaquin Castro
H.R.1192 - Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Joaquin Castro
H.J.RES.43 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Rep. Joaquin Castro
H.R.1322 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose Yes Send Message to Rep. Joaquin Castro
H.J.RES.33 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose Yes Send Message to Rep. Joaquin Castro
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.