Elections 2020

Democrat Henry Cuellar

Henry Cuellar (b. September 19, 1955, in Laredo, TX) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing Texas's 28th Congressional District. He is seeking reelection to his current seat. Cuellar was first elected to the House in the general election in 2004. In 2018, Cuellar defeated Libertarian Arthur Thomas IV (Cuellar – 84.4%; Thomas – 15.6%). Cuellar earned A.A. from Laredo Community College and a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. He later earned a Juris Doctorate and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas and a M.A. in International Trade from Texas A&M International University. He worked as a lawyer in private practice and became a licensed Customs Broker. He also taught at Laredo State University as an Adjunct Professor for International Commercial Law. Prior to his election to the U.S. House, he served in the Texas State House of Representatives and as Texas secretary of state.

Current Office

  • Office: U.S. House Texas District 28
  • Level: Federal
  • Branch: Legislative

Upcoming Race

  • Office: U.S House Texas District 28
  • Year: 2020
  • District Name: Texas District 28
  • District Type: Congress
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: March 3rd, 2020
  • Status: Advanced


  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Incumbent
  • Party: Democratic Party
  • State: Texas
  • Office: Congress
  • District: Texas District 28
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower
  • Primary Date: March 3, 2020
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Federal Election Commission Candidate Disclosure

FEC Candidate ID: H2TX23082
FEC Committee ID: C00371302

I. Receipts:

Itemized Individual Contribution:$153470.0
Contributions must be itemized (i.e. listing specific information about the donor and the contribution) when the total given to the campaign from a single individual exceeds $200.
Unitemized Individual Contribution:$366.66
Total given to the campaign where specific information about the donors is not required because they have not given more than $200.
Total Individual Contributions:$153836.66
Party Committee Contributions:$0
Contributions from party committees.
Other Committee Contributions:$256900.0
Mostly contributions from PACs, also includes contributions from other candidates.
Candidate Contributions:$0
Contributions from the candidate him(her)self.
Total Overall Contributions:$411253.25
Total Loan Amount:$0
Total Receipts:$410736.66

II. Disbursements:

Total Loan Repayment Amount:$0
Total Contribution Refunds:$0
Total Disbursements:$133317.89

III. Cash Summary:

Ending Cash on Hand:$0
Ending cash balance on the most recent filing.

2019-04-16T00:00:00|||Last File Date:

Source: OpenFEC. Content deemed accurate but not guaranteed.

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