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Steven Gibson
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Former candidate for
Texas State Senate, District 31
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sSul Ross State University
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Steven Gibson was a 2014 Libertarian candidate for District 31 of the Texas State Senate.[1]


Gibson earned his B.S. from Sul Ross State University in biology. He minored in geology.[2]

Gibson currently works as an independent petroleum landman.[2]


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Gibson submitted the following statement to Ballotpedia:[2]

If elected I would return control of education to the local level, do away with property taxes, support the Second Amendment and nullify any federal laws, edicts or regulations that are unconstitutional.[3]



See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for 15 of the 31 seats in the Texas State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Kel Seliger defeated Mike Canon in the Republican primary. Seliger defeated Steven Gibson (L) in the general election.[4][5][1]

Texas State Senate, District 31 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKel Seliger Incumbent 90.4% 107,030
     Libertarian Steven Gibson 9.6% 11,355
Total Votes 118,385

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  1. 1.0 1.1 The Libertarian Party of Texas, "2014 Texas Senate Candidates List," accessed July 26, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Information submitted on Ballotpedia’s biographical information submission form on February 12, 2014
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  4. Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current ELECTION HISTORY," accessed December 2, 2014
  5. Green Party of Texas, "Greens Release Candidate List," accessed July 26, 2014