John Mabry

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John Mabry
Candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 56

Political party Democratic
Profession Politician
John Mabry (born May 7, 1969 in Austin, Texas) was a Democratic candidate for the District 56 in the Texas House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010, state legislative elections. Mabry formerly served the district as a State Representative before being defeated by current incumbent Charles Anderson (R) in 2004.

Education

  • B.A., Sociology[1], Baylor University, class of 1992.
  • J.D., Baylor University, class of 1995.[2][3]

Professional experience

  • Partner, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 1998-current.
  • Board Certification in Personal Injury Trial Law, 2001.
  • Waco-McLennan County Bar Association.
  • State Bar of Texas.
  • Former director, Waco-McLennan County Young lawyers Association.
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
  • Associate attorney, Touchstone, Bernays, Johnston, Beall & Smith, L.L.P., Dallas, 1995-1998.[1]

Political experience

Mabry was a Texas State House representative for District 56 from 2002-2004, when he was defeated by Charles Anderson (R)[2]. He served on the house Committee on Corrections, as well as the House Committee on Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations.

Marby was a member of the Killer Ds- the Democratic representatives who prevented the house form achieving a quorum in May 2003, thus blocking regular session consideration of congressional redistricting[4].

Elections

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Mabry lost the election to Texas House of Representatives District 56. He was unopposed in the March 2 Republican primary and was defeated by incumbent Republican candidate Charles Anderson in the November 2 general election.[5]

2004

On November 4, 2004, Mabry lost re-election to the Texas House of Representatives, District 56, to opponent Charles Anderson (R).[6]

Mabry raised $484,506 for his campaign while Anderson raised $625,563.[7]

Texas House of Representatives, District 56
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Anderson (R) 25,554 58.47%
John Mabry (D) 15,554 37.88%
Neill Snider (L) 1,591 3.64%
Texas State House of Representatives, District 56 (2004)
Candidates Votes
John Mabry (D) 27,288
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Anderson (R) 31,042

2002

On November 4, 2002, Homer won election to the Texas House of Representatives, District 56, defeating Holt Getterman (R).[8]

Mabry raised $223,205 for his campaign while Getterman raised $487,540.[9]

Texas State House of Representatives, District 56 (2002)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Mabry (D) 20,104
Holt Getterman (R) 18,979

Campaign donors

2010

In the last fundraising period, Mabry raised $69,125.[10]

Community service and involvement

  • Member, American Cancer Society, Waco Chapter
  • Member, The Art Center of Waco.
  • Member, Baylor Waco Foundation.
  • Member, CampFire U.S.A., Tejas Council.
  • Member, historic Waco Foundation.
  • Member, Keep Waco Beautiful Foundation.
  • Member, Baylor Lodge No. 1235, Waco, Texas.
  • Mason, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite and York Rite.
  • Advisory Board, Waco Independent School District Advanced Studies.[1]

Contact

Campaign Address:
4211 Arroyo Road
Waco, TX 76710

Phone: (254) 772-4811

E-mail: john.mabry@house.state.tx.us

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