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  Ortiz, Solomon P.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameSolomon P. Ortiz
Address
Corpus Christi, Texas , United States
EmailNone
Websitehttp://ortiz.house.gov/
Born June 03, 1937 (82 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedRBH
Sep 24, 2016 08:03pm
Tags Hispanic - Moderate - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Anti Environment - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti School Vouchers - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Gay Marriage - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Health Care Reform - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro Free Trade - Pro- gun - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Life - Divorced - Single - Methodist - Straight -
InfoPublic career synopsis:

1964, elected Nueces County Constable
1968, elected Nueces County Commissioner, re-elected in 1972
1976, elected Nueces County Sheriff, re-elected in 1980
1982, elected to the 98th United States Congress, re-elected each subsequent Congress

Congressional committees:

House Armed Services Committee
Subcommittee on Readiness (Ranking Democrat)
Subcommittee on Installations and Facilities
Panel on Morale, Welfare and Recreation
House Resources Committee
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife and Oceans
Affiliations:
Airpower Caucus
American Red Cross
Army Caucus
Bipartisan Senate Task Force of Fatherhood Promotion
Congressional Aerospace Caucus
Congressional Arts Caucus
Congressional Border Caucus, (Co-Chairman, 104nd Congress)
Congressional Coast Guard Caucus
Congressional Fatherhood Task Force
Congressional Fire Services Caucus
Congressional Hispanic Caucus, (Chairman, 102nd Congress)
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, (Chairman of the Board, 102nd Congress)
Congressional Mine Warfare Caucus, (founder and co-chairman)
Congressional Oil and Gas Caucus
Congressional Sunbelt Caucus
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
Corpus Christi Rotary Club (Honorary)
Depot Caucus, (Co-Chairman)
Impact Aid Coalition (Steering Committee)
Interstate 69 Caucus
Law Enforcement Caucus
Minor League Baseball Caucus
Narcotics Abuse and Control Caucus
National Deputy Sheriff's Association
Navy/Marine Corps Caucus
Reserve Component Caucus
Romanian Caucus
Military Service:
United States Army, 1960-62; Specialist 4th Class, Military Policeman and investigator in Verdun, France.

Honors attained for community and public achievement:

1980, Boss of the Year (American Businesswomen Association)
1981, Man of the Year (International Order of Foresters)
1986, Conservation Legislator of the Year (Sportsman Clubs of Texas)
1987, Tree of Life Award (Jewish National Fund)
1990, Who's Who among Hispanic Americans
1991, Leadership Award (Latin American Management Association)
1991, Doctorate of Humane Letters from Southeastern University (Honorary)
1992 and 1994, National Security Leadership Award (American Security Council)
1992, National Government Hispanic Business Advocate (U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce)
1994, Outstanding Achievement Award (American Logistics Association)
1996, Minuteman Award (National Guard Association)
1997, Man of the Year Award (National Association of Free Trade Zones)

Personal:

Born June 3, 1937, in Robstown, Texas. Methodist, divorced, two children; Yvette and Solomon, Jr.


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FAMILY
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INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/02/2010 TX District 27 Lost 47.12% (-0.73%)
  03/02/2010 TX District 27 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 TX - District 27 Won 57.95% (+19.57%)
  03/04/2008 TX - District 27 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 TX - District 27 Won 56.77% (+17.86%)
  03/07/2006 TX - District 27 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 TX - District 27 Won 63.13% (+28.23%)
  03/09/2004 TX - District 27 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 TX District 27 Won 61.10% (+24.56%)
  11/07/2000 TX District 27 Won 63.38% (+29.45%)
  11/03/1998 TX District 27 Won 63.28% (+28.08%)
  11/05/1996 TX District 27 Won 64.64% (+30.80%)
  11/08/1994 TX District 27 Won 59.38% (+18.75%)
  03/08/1994 TX District 27- D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 TX District 27 Won 55.48% (+12.86%)
  03/10/1992 TX District 27 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 TX District 27 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1988 TX District 27 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1986 TX District 27 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/03/1986 TX District 27 - D Primary Won 84.80% (+69.60%)
  11/06/1984 TX District 27 Won 63.66% (+27.32%)
  11/02/1982 TX District 27 Won 64.02% (+30.17%)
  06/05/1982 TX District 27 - D Runoff Won 51.53% (+3.06%)
  05/01/1982 TX District 27 - D Primary Won 25.70% (+0.68%)
ENDORSEMENTS
TX US President - D Primary - Mar 04, 2008 D Hillary Clinton
TX US Senate - D Primary - Mar 04, 2008 D Rick Noriega
TX US President - D Primary - Mar 09, 2004 D Wesley Clark
US President - D Primaries - Jun 09, 2004 D Wesley Clark
TX US President - D Primary - Mar 08, 1988 D Richard "Dick" Gephardt
FEC COMMITTEES
C00149187 Ortiz for Congress Committee $ 2083.37