The Rio Grande Electric Cooperative is relatively
small with 6294 members and 13161 meters covering
parts of seventeen (17) counties in Texas.
There are twelve (12) elected members of the
board. Nine (9) are men, and three (3) are women.
All are Anglo, despite the fact that more than 70%
of the population in the general service area is
Hispanic. All are elected on the basis of a numerical