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Kirk England

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Kirk England
Texas House of Representatives District 106
Former member
Term in office began
2006
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Insurance agent
Kirk England was a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives. He represented District 106 from 2006 to 2010. In September 2007 he switched parties, from Republican to Democrat.

England works as an Independent Insurance Agent with State Farm.

He is a member of the Irving Chapter of AMBCUS, American Legislative Exchange Council, Board of Realtors, First United Methodist Church, Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce, Grand Prairie Rotary Club, Irving Chamber of Commerce, River of Trade Corridor Coalition, Tex 21, Texas Democratic Party and sits on the Board of Directors of the Young Men's Christian Association.[1]

Committee assignments

  • HB 502 - Relating to funding for the continuing education of certain peace officers.
  • HB 752 - Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to enter into an agreement with a school district to dedicate revenue from a tax increment fund to the district for the acquisition, construction, or reconstruction of an educational facility.
  • HB 1564 - Relating to the eligibility for unemployment benefits of individuals who are unemployed due to certain labor disputes.
  • HB 3525 - Relating to telephone solicitations for certain law enforcement-related charitable organizations.[2]

Elections

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

England ran for re-election in District 106 and lost. He was unopposed in the March 2 Democratic primary but was defeated by Republican Rodney Anderson in the November 2 general election.[3]

Texas House of Representatives, District 106
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Rodney Anderson (R) 10,648 49.44%
Kirk England (D) 10,444 48.49%
Gene Freeman (L) 444 2.06%

2008

On November 4, 2008, England won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from the 106th District, receiving 21,484 votes ahead of Republican Karen Wiegman (16,362) and Libertarian Gene Freeman (869).[4] He raised $351,387 for his campaign; Wiegman raised $349,307.[5]

Texas House of Representatives, District 106
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Kirk England (D) 21,484 55.49%
Karen Wiegman (R) 16,362 42.26%
Gene Freeman (L) 869 2.24%

Campaign donors

2010

As of April 3, 2010, England has raised $13,128 for his 2010 election campaign.[6] For updated figures, check the Texas Ethics Commission Filings.

His five largest contributors in 2010 are:

Donor Amount
Chickasaw Nation $2,500
Texas Medical Association $1,003
Hillco Partners $1,000
Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas $1,000
3 Donors, Each Donating $750[6] $750

2008

In the 2008 election, England raised a total of $351,387.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Texans for Insurance Reform $26,198
House Democratic Campaign CMTE $25,000
Butt, Charles C $20,000
Texans for Economic Development $15,000
England, Charles $10,000

2006

In the 2006 election, England raised a total of $377,355.[8]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Perry, Bob J $47,500
Texas Republican Party $25,000
Stars Over Texas PAC $20,000
Texans for Lawsuit Reform $10,000
6 Donors, Each Donating $5,000[8] $5,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Texas House District 106
2006–2010
Succeeded by
Rodney Anderson (R)