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Solomon Ortiz, Jr

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Preceded by  Vilma Luna
Succeeded by  Raul Torres
Name  Solomon Jr.

Spouse(s)  Single
Education  Texas A&M University
Alma mater  Texas A&M University
Political party  Democratic Party
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Born  July 21, 1977 (age 38) Corpus Christi, Texas (1977-07-21)
Residence  Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

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Solomon Ortiz, Jr. (born July 21, 1977) is a Democratic former member of the Texas House of Representatives, serving from 2006 to 2011. Ortiz is the son of former Congressman Solomon Ortiz, who represented a South Texas district for 28 years before being defeated by Republican Blake Farenthold in 2010. Ortiz, Jr. is considering challenging Farenthold in 2014. Ortiz currently is Executive Director for the MAP of Texas, a non-profit founded by him and his father. Solomon is also a Partner in Ortiz Holdings a business development firm based in Texas and has previously worked as a public school teacher and for the Fighting to Rid Gangs in America Foundation.

Ortiz was elected in 2006, succeeding fellow Democrat Vilma Luna. Ortiz was unseated in 2010 by Raul Torres, a businessman who Ortiz had defeated in 2008. Ortiz announced a comeback bid for the 2012 elections, but ultimately did not run.


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