|Texas House of Representatives, District 40|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Canales served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Criminal Jurisprudence|
|• Energy Resources|
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 Terry Canales was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.
Canales ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 40. Canales advanced to the June 31 primary runoff where he defeated Agustin Hernandez, Jr.. Canales was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives District 40 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Agustin Hernandez, Jr.||26.2%||2,840|
|Robert Pena, Jr.||24.1%||2,607|
Comprehensive donor information for Canales is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Canales raised a total of $75,023 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.
|Terry Canales's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Texas State House, District 40||$75,023|
|Grand Total Raised||$75,023|
2012Canales won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Canales raised a total of $75,023.
|Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Terry Canales's campaign in 2012|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||$15,000|
|House Democratic Campaign Cmte||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$75,023|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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.
Canales received a score of 12.3 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
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- Texas House of Representatives District Website
- Canales Campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- 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, "Canales, Terry," accessed July 23, 2013
Aaron Pena (R)
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