Colin Allred

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE COLIN ALLRED 

D-TEXAS DISTRICT 32

RACE SUMMARY: Defeated long-time incumbent Rep. Pete Sessions (R) 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.

VOTING RECORD: Project VoteSmart, GovTrack.us

 

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 Her 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.