|Texas House of Representatives, District 95|
|January 13, 2015|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Houston (1996)|
Collier earned her B.S. from the University of Houston in 1996.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Collier served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Defense & Veterans' Affairs|
|• Local & Consent Calendars|
|• Public Health|
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 Nicole Collier was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Albert McDaniel was unopposed in the Republican primary. Collier will face McDaniel in the general election.
Collier won election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 95. Collier advanced to the June 31 primary runoff where she defeated Jesse Gaines. Collier defeated Monte Mitchell (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 95, General Election, 2012|
|Texas House of Representatives District 95 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Nicole Collier (advanced to runoff)||48.2%||3,713|
|Jesse Gaines (advanced to runoff)||38.4%||2,962|
Comprehensive donor information for Collier is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Collier raised a total of $187,719 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 15, 2013.
|Nicole Collier's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Texas State House, District 95||$187,719|
|Grand Total Raised||$187,719|
2012Collier won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Collier raised a total of $187,719.
|Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Nicole Collier's campaign in 2012|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||$20,000|
|Texans For Insurance Reform||$13,186|
|Mostyn, Amber Anderson||$10,000|
|Connelly, Serena Simmons||$6,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$187,719|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2012, Collier endorsements include the following organizations:
- Annie's List
- Tarrant County Central Labor Council
- The United Educators Association
- Kay's Barbershop-Fort Worth,TX
Note: A full list of Collier's individual 2012 endorsements can be found on her website, here.
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.
Collier received a score of 11.9 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
Collier and her husband, Gary, have 3 children.
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- Texas House of Representatives Office Website
- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Nicole Collier on Facebook
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
- 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, "Collier, Nicole," accessed August 15, 2013
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