How does Vicente Gonzalez who is from the Rio Grande Valley impact the lives of their constituents? Specifically, has your representative helped improve the community?
What is your home district? Who is the current representative? How many terms has he
or she served in office?
Discuss the geographic and demographic constituencies in your home district. What cities
are included in your home district? Does the majority population consist of a minority
group? What is the ideological composition of your home district?
How does he or she build support among the voters? Does he or she engage in casework?
Does he or she have a district office here in the Valley?
What issues are important to the people in your home district? How has your
representative addressed the issues? Has he or she introduced bills that relate to the
issues? If yes, then what were the outcomes of those bills? Did they become laws?
Upon evaluating the actions and policies of your representative, assess whether or not he
or she has helped your community. Defend your answer.