Richard Peña Raymond – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Currently Elected State Representative District 42, Texas

Texas Democratic Party
304 Latour Ct.Laredo, TX 78041
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Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Richard Peña Raymond was born in Alice, Texas, in Jim Wells County on October 27, 1960, and raised in Benavides, Texas (pop. 1,600). Richard and his wife, Michelle, live with their three children in Laredo.

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

He attended The University of Texas at Austin, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in government with a minor in history. He also received a J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)



Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)


Civil Practices, Member

Defense Affairs and State/Federal Relations, Member

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 2001-present

Won, Special Election, Texas State House of Representatives, District 42, January 2001

Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 1993-1998.

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