Toni Rose

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Toni Rose
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Texas House of Representatives, District 110
In office
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 1
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
Toni Rose is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 110. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Campaign Themes

Rose's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Access to Higher Education

  • Excerpt: "A college education is the key to unlocking economic security for Texas. Students that complete a post-secondary education report higher rates of homeownership, better health, less unemployment, and higher income. Here are three steps that parents, students, lawmakers, and business owners can take together make college affordable again."

Mental Health

  • Excerpt: "Texas spends less on mental health services per capita than any other state in the nation. Over 4.3 million Texans have a diagnosable mental health disorder, 1.2 million are children. About half of the total mental health funding in Texas is spent in the criminal justice system. We have a choice. We can invest in life saving treatment OR we can invest in prisons. "

Restore Public Education

  • Excerpt: "Dallas classrooms are overcrowded and losing its most experienced teachers. Why? –Because politicians in Austin failed to meet minimum funding requirements for public schools for the first time since 1950. These are just a few of the steps we need to take to prepare our kids for the jobs of tomorrow."

Women's Health

  • Excerpt: "In the 2011 Legislative session, the Republican majority systematically dismantled the Women’s Health Program and almost all funding for cancer screening and contraception for uninsured and low-income women. What Republicans on the campaign trail won’t tell you is that by cutting access to care and de-funding Planned Parenthood, they are fostering an environment where more abortions will occur, not less. It’s time for politicians in Austin to stop holding lifesaving medical care hostage. Cancer and unintended pregnancy are too high a price for Texas women and their families to pay."

Committee assignments


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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Human Services



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

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 Toni Rose defeated Sandra Crenshaw in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4]


See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rose ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 110. Rose defeated Larry Taylor and Cedric Davis in the May 29 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Texas House of Representatives District 110 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngToni Rose 62.7% 3,318
Cedric Davis 24.4% 1,289
Larry Taylor 12.9% 683
Total Votes 5,290

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rose is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Rose raised a total of $113,001 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 15, 2013.[6]

Toni Rose's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 110 Won $113,001
Grand Total Raised $113,001


Rose won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rose raised a total of $113,001.
Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Toni Rose's campaign in 2012
Annies List$37,646
North Texas Leadership PAC$31,743
Trial Lawyers Association PAC$5,000
Chickasaw Nation$2,500
Time Warner Cable$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$113,001
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."[7] Legislators were graded along a 0 through 100 scale in 2013 and on an A through F grading scale in 2011.


Rose received a score of 19.1 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Barbara Mallory-Caraway (D)
Texas House District 110
Succeeded by