Eddie Lucio, III

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Eddie Lucio III
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Texas House of Representatives, District 38
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Texas, Austin
J.D.University of Texas School of Law
Personal
Place of birthBrownsville, Texas
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Eddie Lucio, III is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 38. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Lucio III received a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and later received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law in 2005.

Lucio is an Attorney with Rodriguez and Nicolas, and has previously worked for Clark, Thomas and Winters.

He is a volunteer with a number of organizations, including the Brownsville Independent School District, Brownsville "Just Say No" Program, Good Neighbor Settlement House, Help One Student to Succeed Program, Meals on Wheels, Optimist Club, and Survivors of Domestic Violence Program.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Lucio served on the following committees:

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Calendars, Vice-chair
Natural Resources
Special Purpose Districts

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lucio served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:

2009-2010

During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lucio served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:

Issues

  • HB 65 - Relating to establishing a health science center and medical school in South Texas.
  • HB 432 - Relating to the acquisition by state agencies of low-emissions vehicles and vehicles using alternative fuels.
  • HB 435 - Relating to the penalty for theft of a pet.
  • HB 438 - Relating to the creation of an offense for certain uses of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Texas House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on March 4, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Eddie Lucio, III was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[3][4][5]

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lucio won re-election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 38. Lucio ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and won re-election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

Texas House of Representatives, District 38, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEddie Lucio III Incumbent 70.8% 22,408
     Republican Alex Torres 25.2% 7,984
     Libertarian Nancy Mishou 4% 1,274
Total Votes 31,666

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lucio won re-election in District 38. He was unopposed in the March 2 Democratic primary and faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.[8]

Texas House of Representatives, District 38
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Eddie Lucio III (D) 12,466 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Lucio won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 38th District. Lucio ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 25,476 votes.[9] Lucio raised $416,732 for his campaign.[10]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lucio is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Lucio raised a total of $1,607,637 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.[11]

Eddie Lucio, III's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 38 Won $387,471
2010 Texas State House, District 38 Won $351,666
2008 Texas State House, District 38 Won $416,732
2006 Texas State House, District 38 Won $451,768
Grand Total Raised $1,607,637

2012

Lucio won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lucio raised a total of $387,471.

2010

Lucio won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Lucio raised a total of $351,666.

2008

Lucio won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Lucio raised a total of $416,732.

2006

Lucio won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Lucio raised a total of $451,768.

Scorecards

Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index

Empower Texans produces the Fiscal Responsibility Index as "a measurement of how lawmakers perform on size and role of government issues." The index uses "exemplar votes on core budget and free enterprise issues that demonstrate legislators' governing philosophy."[12] Legislators were graded along a 0 through 100 scale in 2013 and on an A through F grading scale in 2011.

2013

Lucio received a score of 17.7 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

2011

Eddie Lucio III received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

Personal

Lucio and his wife, Jaime Barrera Lucio of Brownsville, have a daughter, Olivia Rose, who was born in August of 2009. They live in Brownsville, where Lucio was born and raised. Lucio, III is an attorney and the son of State Senator & Mrs. Eddie Lucio, Jr.

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Political offices
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Texas House District 38
2007–present
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