The vacancy was created when longtime County Commissioner Paul Elizondo died.
Rodriguez currently serves as a member of the Texas House of Representatives for District 125. Rodriguez graduated from University of Incarnate Word and received his law degree from University of Wisconsin Law School.
Before being elected to the State Legislature, Rodriguez served as a school board member for San Antonio ISD and two terms on the City of San Antonio City Council.
Wolff also opinionated this legislative session will be very important for counties across the State of Texas. “With Justin’s strong ties with the legislature and his relationship with new Texas Speaker of the House, we expect Justin to be instrumental in helping to serve Bexar County’s issues statewide.”
Officials sworn in Rodriguez during a ceremony at Bexar County Courthouse this morning. Rodriguez will serve until 2020 when the next general election for the Precinct 2 seat will be held.
Rodriguez will submit his letter declining to be seated in the current House election. The Governor will be responsible for calling a special election to fill the seat being vacated by Rodriquez. The State Legislators are currently in Austin preparing for the upcoming legislative session.