Francisco Canseco is the Republican nominee for Texas’ 23rd congressional district race against Democrat Ciro Rodriguez. As a successful small business owner, Canseco knows what it takes to create jobs and get a struggling economy back on track. Canseco has used his career in real estate development as a platform to serve his community. Along with his family, he runs the Canseco Foundation, providing funds to support education, healthcare and community needs in the area. The Canseco Foundation has provided funding for the Sisters of Mercy of the San Antonio area who work to administer immunizations, improve early childhood care and run health clinics. It is also a strong supporter of Texas A&M International University and has awarded scholarships to help fund the education of students attending the School of Nursing.