Colin Allred

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE 
COLIN ALLRED 
D-TEXAS 32ND DISTRICT
RACE SUMMARY: Defeated long-time incumbent Rep. Pete Sessions (R) in 2018 in what was widely considered and upset, since Sessions had been in Congress since 1997, and represented the 32nd district since its creation in 2003.
 
 
BIOGRAPHY
POLITICAL CAREER
PARTY: Democrat
 
EDUCATION: Baylor University, BA; UCLA Berkley, JD
 
OCCUPATION: Attorney
 
FAMILY: Married, 1 child
 
BORN: 4/15/1983
CAREER:
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Texas 32, 2019-Present
  • Special Assistant, Office of General Counsel, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2016-2017
COMMITTEES:
  • Foriegn Affairs
  • Transportation & Infrastructure
  • Veterans' Affairs
  • Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism
ELECTED: 2018
 
ISRAEL

  • Supports a two-state solution.
  • Believes U.S. must remain committed to defending Israel and ensuring it maintains a Qualtative Military Edge (QME) in the region.
  • Supports the JCPOA (Iran Nuclear Deal).
  • Supports a negotiated two-state solution.
 
CHOICE

  • Supports Roe v. Wade.
  • Opposes defunding Planned Parenthood.
  • Believes the federal government should have no say on when, how, and with whom women decide to start or grow a family.
 
In His Own Words

""I will be a champion in Congress for removing the barriers women still face in advancing in our society, from the fight for gender equality to combating violence against women.” 1
 
"Israel must always remain able to deter and defeat any credible threat arising from a nation-state, non-state actor, or any combination thereof." 2
 
SOURCES: 1) 2018 Position Papers  2) 2018 Position Papers
 
Interesting Facts

Played in the NFL as a linbacker for the Tennessee Titans from 2006-2011.
 
Interned in the Office of White House Counsel in 2013.