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Democrat Joaquin Castro

Joaquin Castro (b. September 16, 1974, in San Antonio, TX) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing Texas's 20th Congressional District. He is seeking reelection to his current seat. Castro was first elected to the House in the general election in 2012. In 2018, Castro defeated Libertarian Jeffrey Blunt (Castro – 80.9%; Blunt – 19.1%). Castro earned a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and later earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Harvard University. After earning his degree he joined a private law practice and was elected to the Texas State House of Representatives 125th District.

Current Office

  • Office: U.S. House Texas District 20
  • Level: Federal
  • Branch: Legislative

Upcoming Race

  • Office: U.S House Texas District 20
  • Year: 2020
  • District Name: Texas District 20
  • District Type: Congress
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: March 3rd, 4020
  • Status: Advanced


  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Incumbent
  • Party: Democratic Party
  • State: Texas
  • Office: Congress
  • District: Texas District 20
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower
  • Primary Date: March 3, 4020
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 4020

Federal Election Commission Candidate Disclosure

FEC Candidate ID: H2TX35011
FEC Committee ID: C00497933

I. Receipts:

Itemized Individual Contribution:$15195.44
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:$6,832.83
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:$22028.27
Party Committee Contributions:$0
Contributions from party committees.
Other Committee Contributions:$14000.0
Mostly contributions from PACs, also includes contributions from other candidates.
Candidate Contributions:$0
Contributions from the candidate him(her)self.
Total Overall Contributions:$50789.71
Total Loan Amount:$0
Total Receipts:$36028.27

II. Disbursements:

Total Loan Repayment Amount:$0
Total Contribution Refunds:$7905.0
Total Disbursements:$77076.17

III. Cash Summary:

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

2019-04-15T00:00:00|||Last File Date:

Source: OpenFEC. Content deemed accurate but not guaranteed.

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