Steve Toth

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Steve Toth
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Texas House of Representatives, District 15
In office
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionAugust 5, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Place of birth11/29/1960
Office website
Campaign website
Steve Toth is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Toth's professional experience includes working as the owner of Acclaim Pools and My Pool Xpert, regional trainer at "A" Company, director of marketing at Apple Orthodontix, and minister at Family Life Ministries.

Committee assignments


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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Criminal Jurisprudence



See also: Texas state legislative special elections, 2014

Gordy Bunch (R), Brandon Creighton (R), Michael Galloway (R) and Steve Toth (R) faced off in the special election, which took place on May 10.[1][2] Because no candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote, the top two vote-getters - Creighton and Toth - advanced to a runoff election on August 5, which Creighton won.[3][4]

The seat was vacant following Tommy Williams's (R) retirement on October 26, 2013.

A special election for the position of Texas State Senate District 4 was called for May 10. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 10, 2014.[5]


See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Toth won election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 15. Toth defeated incumbent Rob Eissler in the May 29 Republican primary election and defeated Sterling Russell (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[6]

Texas House of Representatives, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Toth 86.6% 57,520
     Libertarian Sterling Russell 13.4% 8,872
Total Votes 66,392
Texas House of Representatives District 15 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Toth 56.5% 9,630
Rob Eissler Incumbent 43.5% 7,420
Total Votes 17,050

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Toth is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Toth raised a total of $128,125 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.[7]

Steve Toth's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 15 Won $128,125
Grand Total Raised $128,125


Toth won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Toth raised a total of $128,125.
Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steve Toth's campaign in 2012
Thirstrup, Marcus$7,500
Nath, William$5,000
Vann, Kyle$5,000
Texans For Lawsuit Reform$4,000
Bill, William$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$128,125
Source:Follow the Money


Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index

See also: Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index and Empower Texans

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.


Toth received a score of 91.5 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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