|Texas House of Representatives, District 11|
|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, Clardy served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Higher Education|
|• Local & Consent Calendars|
|• Special Purpose Districts|
Clardy's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Create a pro-growth environment so local small businesses can create more jobs
- Excerpt: "I will work to eliminate the regulations and red tape that make it difficult to start businesses in Texas. Each day 1,000 people move to Texas to find work and I want them to come to East Texas. We must take the necessary steps that promote business development and create sustainable jobs for the residents of House District 11."
Hold the Line Against Higher Taxes
- Excerpt: "I will not support any legislation that raises taxes. I believe government should live within its means and should not ask its citizens to bear a greater burden in these economic times. I will also not support legislation that passes along unfunded mandates to local governments to implement."
Work to Find Texas’ Solution to Illegal Immigration
- Excerpt: "We can’t keep waiting on Washington, D.C. to do something about the issues along our Border. Texas must take a stand and protect itself against the influx of illegal immigrants who cross the Rio Grande and become burdens to our State. We must provide the resources to secure our border and stop incentivizing those who come to our country illegally."
Limit the Size of Government and End Unnecessary Regulations
- Excerpt: "Just as we are asking Washington, D.C. to honor the 10th Amendment and return more authority to the states, Texas must do the same and return authority to local governments and its citizenry. This is accomplished by eliminating funding for programs that no longer serve the needs of Texans and putting an end to overreaching regulations that stifle business and job growth in East Texas."
Fight for Our Water Rights
- Excerpt: "I will work against any legislation that tries to reverse this decision or attempts to limit the control landowners have over their property."
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 Travis Clardy defeated Tony Sevilla in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.
Clardy ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 11. Clardy advanced to the July 31 primary runoff where he defeated incumbent Chuck Hopson. Clardy was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives District 11 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Chuck Hopson (advanced to runoff) Incumbent||47.1%||9,253|
|Travis Clardy (advanced to runoff)||46.3%||9,093|
Comprehensive donor information for Clardy is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Clardy raised a total of $338,963 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.
|Travis Clardy's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Texas State House, District 11||$338,963|
|Grand Total Raised||$338,963|
2012Clardy won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Clardy raised a total of $338,963.
|Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Travis Clardy's campaign in 2012|
|Total Raised in 2012||$338,963|
|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.
Clardy received a score of 49.3 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
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- Profile from Open States
- Travis Clardy on Facebook
- Travis Clardy on Twitter
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current ELECTION HISTORY," accessed July 30, 2014
- The Libertarian Party of Texas, "2014 Texas Representative Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
- Green Party of Texas, "Greens Release Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current Election History," accessed February 17, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Clardy, Travis," accessed July 19, 2013
Chuck Hopson (R)
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