|Texas House of Representatives, District 44|
|2011 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|High school||Seguin High School|
|Master's||University of Texas at Austin|
John received a Bachelor′s Degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He was born and raised in Seguin and was one of the Top-Ten graduates of Seguin High School. He was active in high school sports, playing football and baseball before becoming a walk-on member of the University of Texas football team.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kuempel served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Culture, Recreation, & Tourism|
|• House Administration|
|• Licensing & Administrative Procedures, Vice-chair|
Kuempel served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Culture, Recreation, & Tourism|
|• Licensing & Administrative Procedures|
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 John Kuempel was unopposed in the Republican primary. Robert M. Bohmfalk was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Bohmfalk will face Kuempel in the general election.
Kuempel ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 44. The primary election took place on May 29, 2012 and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
Comprehensive donor information for Kuempel is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Kuempel raised a total of $149,622 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.
|John Kuempel's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Texas State House, District 44||$149,622|
|Grand Total Raised||$149,622|
2012Kuempel won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kuempel raised a total of $149,622.
|Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John Kuempel's campaign in 2012|
|Texas Association Of Realtors||$5,000|
|Licensed Beverage Distributors||$4,000|
|Associated General Contractors Of Texas||$3,500|
|Texas Package Stores Association||$3,000|
|Rural Friends Of Electric Cooperatives||$3,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$149,622|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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." Legislators were graded along a 0 through 100 scale in 2013 and on an A through F grading scale in 2011.
Kuempel received a score of 52.2 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index, compared to the grade of C that Kuempel received for the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
John Kuempel received a grade of C on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
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- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 March Primary Election Candidate Filings by County," accessed March 4, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 Democratic Party Primary Election," accessed April 9, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 Republican Party Primary Election," accessed April 9, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current Election History," accessed February 17, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Kuempel, John," accessed July 23, 2013