Representative Claudia Ordaz

Claudia Ordaz represents Texas’s House District 79 in El Paso’s northeast and eastside, which includes the El Paso International Airport and Fort Bliss, the country’s largest installation in the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM).

She was first elected to the Texas House in 2020. During her first legislative session, Representative Ordaz served on the committees of Business & Industry and International Relations & Economic Development. During her first legislative session she was successful in passing legislation that secured over $500 million to help small businesses for COVID relief. She was named “Freshman Legislator” of the year by the Tejano Democrats for her work in fighting for voting rights. She was also recognized with the “Legislative Star” award for her legislation that provides family leave benefits for state employees.

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