Full Name
Veronica Escobar
Job Title
Texas' 16th Congressional District
Speaker Bio
Congresswoman Veronica Escobar, a third-generation El Pasoan, proudly represents Texas’ 16th Congressional District.

Since making history as the first woman elected to represent El Paso and the first of two Latinas from Texas to serve in Congress, Congresswoman Escobar serves on the prestigious House Judiciary Committee, House Armed Services Committee, and House Ethics Committee.

She is a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Progressive Caucus, the New Democrat Coalition, the Democratic Women’s Caucus, and the Pro-Choice Caucus.

Congresswoman Escobar is a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and New York University (NYU). She and her husband, Michael, live in Central El Paso with their beloved cats. They have two grown children: Cristian Diego and Eloisa Isabel.
Veronica Escobar