Greg Bonnen

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Greg Bonnen
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Texas House of Representatives, District 24
Incumbent
In office
2013-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Greg Bonnen is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Insurance

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Bonnen's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Promote Quality Education
Excerpt: "Eliminate unfunded mandates"
  • Secure the Texas Border
Excerpt: "End sanctuary city policies"
  • Enhance Texas' Economic Growth
Excerpt: "Keep taxes low to retain and attract jobs"
  • Improve our Healthcare System
Excerpt: "Fight Obamacare and the federal government takeover of healthcare"

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 Greg Bonnen was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4]

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bonnen ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 24. Bonnen advanced to the June 31 runoff primary where he defeated Ryan Sitton. Bonnen defeated H.C. Cates (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Texas House of Representatives, District 24, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Bonnen 73.3% 48,177
     Democratic H.C. Cates 26.7% 17,565
Total Votes 65,742
Texas House of Representatives District 24 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Bonnen (advanced to runoff) 45.1% 6,951
Green check mark transparent.pngRyan Sitton (advanced to runoff) 32.6% 5,035
Heidi Thiess 22.3% 3,440
Total Votes 15,426

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bonnen is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Bonnen raised a total of $967,603 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.[7]

Greg Bonnen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 24 Won $967,603
Grand Total Raised $967,603

2012

Bonnen won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bonnen raised a total of $967,603.

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."[8] Legislators were graded along a 0 through 100 scale in 2013 and on an A through F grading scale in 2011.

2013

Bonnen received a score of 82 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Larry Taylor (R)
Texas House District 24
2013–present
Succeeded by
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