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Scott Turner
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Texas House of Representatives, District 33
In office
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Campaign website
Scott Turner is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives representing District 33. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Efficiency & Reform
Human Services


Campaign themes


Turner's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Jobs for Texans
Excerpt: "To provide good jobs and a strong economy, we must provide an environment that is business friendly: low taxes; limited, fair and predictable regulation; and a legal system uncluttered with frivolous lawsuits."
  • Stand for Fiscal Responsibility
Excerpt: "Texans are taxed enough already! We must take better inventory of the money that’s being spent in funding of current programs. We must end accounting gimmicks, tricks and diversions."
  • ObamaCare is Not Right for Texas
Excerpt: "If left unchecked, ObamaCare has the potential to bankrupt Texas. Texans should be able to choose their own health care provider and make their own medical choices, not have our health care decisions micromanaged by Washington, D.C."
  • Stop Illegal Immigration
Excerpt: "Illegal Immigration is draining the budgets of Texas taxpayers and Texas state government. We need to tighten our borders to stop the flow of illegals. We are a nation which welcomes those who follow the rules, respect our laws, and come here legally, but I have no tolerance for those who undermine the rule of law by entering our nation in an illegal fashion."



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Texas House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on March 4, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Scott Turner was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4]


See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Turner won election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 33. Turner defeated Jim Pruitt in the May 29 primary election and defeated Michael A. Carrasco (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Texas House of Representatives, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Turner 85.3% 50,631
     Libertarian Michael Carrasco 14.7% 8,701
Total Votes 59,332
Texas House of Representatives District 33 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngScott Turner 58.3% 6,829
Jim Pruitt 41.7% 4,877
Total Votes 11,706

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Turner is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Turner raised a total of $340,827 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.[8]

Scott Turner's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 33 Won $340,827
Grand Total Raised $340,827


Turner won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Turner raised a total of $340,827.


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."[9] Legislators were graded along a 0 through 100 scale in 2013 and on an A through F grading scale in 2011.


Turner received a score of 100 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Raul Torres (R)
Texas House District 33
Succeeded by