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Rep. Lina Ortega

(Jan 10, 2023 - Jan 14, 2025)
Democrat
Texas House 77 - El Paso
First elected 2016

About Rep. Lina Ortega

Lina Ortega graduated from El Paso High School and attended UT-El Paso before graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Government. She later received her law degree at the University of Texas School of Law.

She served as an assistant federal public defender in El Paso before joining an El Paso law firm and began 30 years of private practice. 

Offices

Capitol
EXT E2.204
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
p: (512) 463-0638
District
310 N. Mesa, Suite 424
El Paso, Texas 79901
p: (915) 351-4031

Civic Group Ratings (Most Recent)

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Texans for Fiscal Responsibility is “an independent educational non-profit organization seeking to illuminate the actions of government, educate and equip citizens to effectively advocate for pro-taxpayer reforms, and hold lawmakers accountable for their actions. Taxpayers should demand their interests, not those of elected officials, lobbyists, or bureaucrats, must come first in the Lone Star State.”
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Young Conservatives of Texas is a non-partisan youth organization that “has been fighting for conservative values for more than 40 years in the Lone Star State and publishes the most respected ratings of the Texas Legislature.”
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Texas Right to Life describes itself as an organization that “legally, peacefully and prayerfully protects the God-given Right to Life of innocent human beings from fertilization to natural death.”
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The American Conservative Union is “the nation's oldest conservative grassroots organization and seeks to preserve and protect the values of life, liberty, and property for every American.”
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Equality Texas describes itself as “a statewide political advocacy organization in Texas that advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, including same-sex marriage.”
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An advocacy group that exists to “put the environment first.” As part of the left-leaning Public Interest Network, Environment Texas promotes adoption of policies favoring solar and wind power, electric cars and buses, and more walkable and “bikeable” cities.