Jimmie Don Aycock

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Jimmie Don Aycock
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Texas House of Representatives, District 54
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTexas A&M University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
Jimmie Don Aycock is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 54. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Aycock earned his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University. He is a self-employed business owner. He served as a Captain in the United States Army from 1970-1972, and has also worked as a rancher and veterinarian.

Aycock served on the Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees from 1985-1988. He is a member of a number of organizations, including the American Veterinary Medical Association, Belted Galloway Society of the United States, National Rifle Association, Rotary International of Killeen/Heights, Texas Farm Bureau, Texas and Southwest Cattle Raisers Association, and Texas Veterinary Medical Association.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Public Education, Chair

2011-2012

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

Issues

  • HB 210 - Relating to the confidentiality under the public information law of certain name and address information provided to a governmental body.
  • HB 335 - Relating to stabilizing the amount of tuition charged to certain residents of this state by general academic teaching institutions.
  • HB 4710 - Relating to the creation of the Clearwater Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
  • HB 4719 - Relating to the creation of the Burnet County Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.[2]

Campaign themes

2006

When asked his legislative priorities he stated, "(1) Education (2) Public Safety - Law Enforcement, Courts, Prison (3) Public Transportation Funding: I believe the recently enacted tax structure will fund these priorities if administered efficiently."[3]

Elections

2014

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. Those candidates who did not receive 50% or more of the vote in their party primary on March 4 faced an additional May 27 primary runoff. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Jimmie Don Aycock was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[4][5][6]

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Aycock won re-election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 54. Aycock ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and defeated Claudia Brown (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[7]

Texas House of Representatives, District 54, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJimmie Don Aycock Incumbent 57.5% 26,910
     Democratic Claudia Brown 42.5% 19,879
Total Votes 46,789

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Aycock won re-election in District 54. He was unopposed in the March 2 Republican primary and faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.[8]

Texas House of Representatives, District 54
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jimmie Don Aycock (R) 22,111 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Aycock won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 54th District, defeating Nicolaas Kramer (L). Aycock received 33,690 votes in the election while Kramer received 9,478 votes.[8] Aycock raised $131,252 for his campaign.[9]

Texas House of Representatives, District 54
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jimmie Don Aycock (R) 33,690 78.04%
Nicolaas Kramer (L) 9,478 21.95%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Aycock is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Aycock raised a total of $883,266 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 24, 2013.[10]

Jimmie Don Aycock's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 54 Won $390,827
2010 Texas State House, District 54 Won $84,626
2008 Texas State House, District 54 Won $131,252
2006 Texas State House, District 54 Won $276,561
Grand Total Raised $883,266

2012

Aycock won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Aycock raised a total of $390,827.
Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jimmie Don Aycock's campaign in 2012
Texans For Jimmie Don Aycock$47,500
Butt, Charles$25,000
Texans For Lawsuit Reform$16,656
Texas Republican Representatives Campaign Cmte$15,000
Texas Veterinary Medical Association PAC$14,155
Total Raised in 2012$390,827
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Aycock won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Aycock raised a total of $84,626.

2008

Aycock won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Aycock raised a total of $131,252.

2006

Aycock won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Aycock raised a total of $276,561.

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

Aycock received a score of 36.2 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index, compared to the grade of C+ that Aycock received for the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

2011

Jimmie Don Aycock received a grade of C+ on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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