Gina Benavides

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Gina Benavides
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Court Information:
Texas Thirteenth District Court of Appeals
Title:   Judge
Position:   Place 5
Salary:  $154-163k
Service:
Active:   2007-2018
Past position:   Attorney in private practice
Past term:   1988-2007
Personal History
Party:   Democratic
Undergraduate:   University of Texas at Austin
Law School:   University of Houston Law Center
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Texas Supreme Court
Position:  Place 7
State:  Texas
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  3/4/2014
Primary vote:  100%ApprovedA
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  37.6%DefeatedD

Gina M. Benavides is a judge on the Texas Thirteenth District Court of Appeals. She was elected to this position in 2007 and was re-elected on November 6, 2012.[1] Her current term expires on December 31, 2018.[2][3]

Benavides ran for election to the Texas Supreme Court in 2014.[4]

Elections

2014

For in-depth coverage of the state's high court races, see: Texas Supreme Court elections, 2014
See also: Texas judicial elections, 2014
Benavides ran for election to the Texas Supreme Court.
Primary: She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 4, 2014.
General: She was defeated in the general election on November 4, 2014, after receiving 37.6 percent of the vote. She competed against Jeffrey S. Boyd, Don Fulton and Charles E. Waterbury,.[4][5][6][7]
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Judicial poll

Below are the results of the 2014 judicial poll, conducted by the State Bar of Texas, which asked attorneys to cast a vote in favor of their preferred candidate in each appellate race.[8]

Place 7 Justice
Candidate: Votes:
Gina Benavides 4039
Jeffrey S. Boyd 3435
Don Fulton 1207
Charles E. Waterbury 533

Endorsements

  • Austin Black Lawyers Association[9]
  • Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio[10]
  • Texas AFL-CIO[11]
  • Stonewall Democrats Texas[12]
  • Southeast Texas Stonewall Democrats[13]
  • NXNW Democrats[14]

2012

Benavides ran for the re-election to the court on appeals in 2012. She defeated judicial candidate Doug Norman in the general election on November 6, 2012, with 57.6 percent of the vote.[15][16][3]

See also: Texas judicial elections, 2012

Education

Benavides received her undergraduate degree in business from the University of Texas at Austin. She was awarded a J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center.[1]

Career

See also

External links

References


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