GARCIA, Sylvia (1950-)

Democrat of Texas

29th congressional district

Serving in House 2019-Present

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GARCIA, Sylvia, Representative from Texas; born in Palito Blanco, Jim Wells County, Tex., September 6, 1950; graduated from Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School, Palito Blanco, Tex.; B.S.W., Texas Women's University, Denton, Tex., 1972; J.D., Texas Southern University, Houston, Tex., 1978; lawyer; social worker; director and presiding judge, Houston, Tex., municipal court system, 1983-1998; Houston, Tex., city controller, 1998-2003; member of the Harris County, Tex., commissioners court, 2003-2010; member of the Texas state senate, 2013-2019; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress (January 3, 2019-present).
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