GARCIA, Sylvia (1950-)

Democrat of Texas

29th congressional district

Serving in House 2019-Present

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A Representative from Texas; born in San Diego, Duval County, Tex., September 6, 1950; graduated from Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco High School, Ben Bolt, Tex.; B.S., 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., Houston city controller, 1998-2003; member of the Harris County, Tex., commissioners court, 2003-2010; member of the Texas state senate, 2013-2018; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixteenth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2019-present); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 2020 to conduct the impeachment proceedings of Donald J. Trump, President of the United States.
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