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Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX 28th District)

9th term Democrat from Texas 28th District.


Residence: Laredo

Marital Status: Married (Imelda)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Customs Broker

Prev. Political Exp.: TX House, 1987-2001; TX Secy. of State, 2001

Education: BS Georgetown Univ., 1978; JD Univ. of TX, 1981; MA TX A&M Univ. 1982; PhD Univ. of TX 1998

Birthdate: 09/19/1955

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 64%

Major Opponent: Zeffen Hardin


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Henry Cuellar.

Website: cuellar.house.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

2372 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-4328
Phone: (202) 225-1640
Fax: (202) 225-1641

San Antonio Office: (more district offices)

615 East Houston Street, Suite 563
San Antonio, Texas 78205
Phone: (210) 271-2851
Fax: (210) 277-6671


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Jacob Hochberg
  • Scheduler: Max Raymond
  • Legis. Dir.: Patrick O'Connor
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Patrick O'Connor
  • Press Secy.: Dana Youngentob
  • Health LA: Alicia Ceagraves
  • Judiciary LA: Patrick O'Connor
  • Budget LA: Patrick O'Connor
  • Civil Rights LA: Patrick O'Connor
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Alicia Ceagraves
  • Science/Technology LA: Patrick O'Connor
  • Women's Issues LA: Patrick O'Connor



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

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

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P The “Shield Act” (restrictions on free speech) 10/23/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Fiscal 2020 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations 06/26/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Fiscal 2020 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations 06/19/2019 Yea Voted Against
F Amendment to Restore Conscience Protection 06/13/2019 Yea Voted For
F Amendment to Restore Pro-life Protections to Title X Program 06/13/2019 Yea Voted For
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 Yea Voted For
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (vote to protect bill) 01/18/2018 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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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Henry Cuellar's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Henry Cuellar 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 N/A
H.R.4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No N/A
H.R.36 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Support No N/A
H.R.849 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support No N/A
H.R.2918 - Patients First Act (promoting ethical stem cell research) Support No N/A
H.J.RES.39 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No N/A
H.R.1628 - American Health Care Act (Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood) Support No N/A
H.R.1192 - Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act Support No N/A
H.J.RES.43 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No N/A
H.R.1322 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose No N/A
H.J.RES.33 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose No N/A
(More Bills)
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.