Harvey Hilderbran

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Harvey Hilderbran
Harvey Hilderbran.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for Texas Comptroller
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Texas House of Representatives, District 53
In office
1989 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 25
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1988
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTexas Tech University
Websites
Office website
Harvey Hilderbran is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 53. He was first elected to the chamber in 1988.

Biography

Hilderbran earned his bachelor's degree at Texas Tech University.

Hilderbran works as Advertising Executive/Vice-President of Marketing for TRC Engineering Services, Incorporated. He has been a Congressional Legislative Assistant on Agriculture and Small Business Issues, and Assistant Director of State Affairs for the Texas Farm Bureau.

Hilderbran is a member of a number of organizations, including the National Rifle Association, Saint Peter's Church, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association, and Texas Wildlife Association.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
State Affairs
Ways & Means, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

  • HB 1336 - Relating to the disclosure and increase of credit card interest rates and fees.
  • HB 3832 - Relating to the requirements to become a candidate for public office; creating an offense.
  • HB 3837 - Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.
  • HB 4255 - Relating to the protection of children by enforcing compulsory public school attendance requirements, ensuring reports of abuse or neglect, protecting children from abuse and neglect, and ensuring that births are reported and to the prosecution of the offense of bigamy; providing criminal penalties.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Texas down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Hilderbran is running for election to the office of Texas Comptroller. Hilderbran is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary.[3] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

  • Primary
Texas Comptroller Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGlenn Hegar 50% 610,493
Harvey Hilderbran 26% 317,703
Debra Medina 19.3% 235,699
Raul Torres 4.7% 57,240
Total Votes 1,221,135
Election Results Via:Texas Secretary of State.


2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hilderbran ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 53. Hilderbran defeated Cary Wise in the May 29 Republican primary election and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Texas House of Representatives District 53 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHarvey Hilderbran Incumbent 72.2% 16,242
Cary Wise 27.8% 6,251
Total Votes 22,493

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hilderbran won re-election in District 53. He was unopposed in the March 2 Republican primary and defeated Libertarian Brian Holk in the November 2 general election.[4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 53
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Harvey Hilderbran (R) 36,424 89.89%
Brian Holk (L) 4,093 10.10%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hilderbran won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 53rd District, defeating Brian Holk (L). Hilderbran received 47,847 for his campaign while Holk received 5,983 votes.[4] Follow the Money, "2008 Candidate funds," accessed May 24, 2014</ref>

Texas House of Representatives, District 53
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Harvey Hilderbran (R) 47,847 88.88%
Brian Holk (L) 5,983 11.11%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hilderbran is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Hilderbran raised a total of $2,084,066 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 24, 2013.[5]

Harvey Hilderbran's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 53 Won $876,198
2010 Texas State House, District 53 Won $229,661
2008 Texas State House, District 53 Won $161,362
2006 Texas State House, District 53 Won $210,464
2004 Texas State House, District 53 Won $281,077
2002 Texas State House, District 53 Won $124,393
2000 Texas State House, District 53 Won $86,920
1998 Texas State House, District 53 Won $113,991
Grand Total Raised $2,084,066

2012

Hilderbran won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hilderbran raised a total of $876,198.
Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Harvey Hilderbran's campaign in 2012
Harvey Hilderbran For State Representative$50,000
Ryan & Co$25,000
Ryan, George$20,000
Texas Association Of Realtors$20,000
Time Warner Cable$16,000
Total Raised in 2012$876,198
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Hilderbran won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Hilderbran raised a total of $229,661.

2008

Hilderbran won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Hilderbran raised a total of $161,362.

2006

Hilderbran won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Hilderbran raised a total of $210,464.

2004

Hilderbran won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Hilderbran raised a total of $281,077.

2002

Hilderbran won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Hilderbran raised a total of $124,393.

2000

Hilderbran won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Hilderbran raised a total of $86,920.

1998

Hilderbran won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Hilderbran raised a total of $113,991.

Scorecards

Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index

See also: Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index and Empower Texans

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

2013

Hilderbran received a score of 68.5 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index, compared to the grade of C+ that Hilderbran received for the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

2011

Harvey Hilderbran received a grade of C+ on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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