Ryan Guillen

Ryan Guillen (born October 27, 1977) is the Texas State Representative for House District 31, which includes Starr, Atascosa, Duval, Brooks, Jim Hogg, Kenedy, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen and Willacy counties. A Democrat and native of Starr County, Guillen was first elected in 2002.

Representative Ryan Guillen (D) serves House District 31 in the Texas Legislature. Beginning in 2003 with the 78th Session, he has served for five consecutive regular sessions and eight special sessions in the House of Representatives. Representative Guillen and his wife Dalinda were raised in Rio Grande City where they attended public school. He completed his education with a B.S. degree from Texas A&M University in College Station. His family includes many generations of teachers and ranchers, traditions that he continues.

During the 82nd Legislative session, Representative Guillen served as Chairman of the Committee on Culture, Recreation and Tourism. He also served on the Public Education and Election Contest Committees.In 2007 Representative Guillen was appointed to The Energy Council, a multi-state board that meets to collaborate on energy policy for the future. Representative Guillen is a member of the Democratic Caucus and the Mexican American Legislative Caucus.

Guillen also represents the Texas House of Representatives as a member of the Border Legislative Conference (BLC), a program administered by the Council of State Governments (CSG)-WEST and its regional partner in the South, the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC). The BLC is a bi-national program that brings together legislators to resolve problems, to address environmental issues, and to leverage economic opportunities for citizens on both sides of the international border. BLC members are legislators from the ten states along the U.S.-Mexico border: California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas in the U.S., and Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas in Mexico.

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... General Election 2010 HD 31 Candidate Votes % Ryan Guillen 12,724 100 No Opponent -- -- General Election 2008 HD 31 Candidate Votes % Ryan Guillen 24,170 100 No Opponent -- -- General Election 2006 HD 31 ...