Mark Homer

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Mark Homer
Former Member
Term in office began
1999
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Business owner


Mark Homer
Texas House of Representatives District 3
Incumbent
Assumed office
1999
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Business owner
Website Mark Homer
Mark Homer was a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives. He represented District 3 from 1999 to 2010.

Homer is the co-owner of Sonic Drive-In Restaurant Franchises and has previously worked as a meat buyer for Safeway.

He is on the Board of Directors of a number of organizations, including Denver Pyle Children's Charities, Liberty National Bank in Paris, Red River Valley Boys and Girls Club, and the Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute.[1]

Issue positions

Homer did not provide answers to the 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Committee assignments

  • HB 1190 - Relating to prohibiting human cloning; providing a penalty.
  • HB 2321 - Relating to lifetime licenses for hunting and fishing.
  • HB 4140 - Relating to a bulk data request for information under the public information law.
  • HB 4214 - Relating to the business of taxidermy; providing penalties.[3]

Elections

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Homer ran for re-election in 2010. He had no opposition in the March 2nd primary. Erwin Cain ran for the seat on the Republican ticket, and J. Douglas Froneberger ran for the seat as a Libertarian.

Homer was defeated by Republican challenger Erwin Cain in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 3
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Erwin Cain (R) 19,974 56.6%
Mark Homer (D) 14,645 41.5%
J. Douglas Froneberger (I) 665 1.88%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Homer won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 3rd District, defeating Kirby Hollingsworth (R).[5]

Homer raised $472,482 for his campaign; Hollingsworth raised $508,022.[6]

Texas House of Representatives, District 3 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Homer (D) 26,763 51.83%
Kirby Hollingsworth (R) 24,864 48.16%

2006

On November 4, 2006, Homer won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives, District 3, defeating opponent Kirby Hollingsworth (R).[7]

Homer raised $364,497 for his campaign while Hollingsworth raised $156,663.[8]

Texas State House of Representatives, District 3 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Homer (D) 19,632
Kirby Hollingsworth (R) 14,032

2004

On November 4, 2004, Homer won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives, District 3, defeating opponent Kirby Hollingsworth (R).[9]

Homer raised $169,834 for his campaign while Hollingsworth raised $116,871.[10]

Texas State House of Representatives, District 3 (2004)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Homer (D) 24,331
Kirby Hollingsworth (R) 24,113

2002

On November 4, 2002, Homer won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives, District 3, unopposed.[11]

Homer raised $37,684 for his campaign.[12]

Texas State House of Representatives, District 3 (2002)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Homer (D) 21,153

2000

On November 4, 2000, Homer won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives, District 3, unopposed.[13]

Homer raised $134,872 for his campaign.[14]

Texas State House of Representatives, District 3 (2000)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Homer (D) 29,320

1998

On November 4, 1998, Homer won election to the Texas House of Representatives, District 3, defeating opponent Sue Fancher (R).[15]

Homer raised $175,646 for his campaign while Fancher raised $80,933.[16]

Texas State House of Representatives, District 3 (1998)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Homer (D) 15,813
Sue Fancher (R) 11,937

Campaign donors

2010

As of April 3, 2010, Homer has raised $74,942 for his 2010 re-election campaign.[17] For updated figures, check the Texas Ethics Commission Filings.


His top four contributors in 2010 are:

Donor Amount
Time Warner $2,500
Texas Medical Association $2,500
Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma $2,500
Five Contributors, Each Donating $1,500 [17] $1,500

2008

In the 2008 election, Homer raised a total of $472,482.[18]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Mark & Jennifer Homer $125,000
Texas 20/20 PAC $80,020
Texans for Lawsuit Reform $50,000
Texas Assoc of Realtors $19,000
Texas Restaurant Assoc $11,000

2006

In the 2006 election, Homer raised a total of $364,497. [19]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Homer, Molly & Frank $150,000
Homer, Marks & Jennifer $60,867
Texas 20/20 PAC $35,000
Texas Association of Realtors $19,404
Texans For Lawsuit Reform $15,000

2004

In the 2004 election, Homer raised a total of $169,834. [20]

His four largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
House Democratic Campaign Cmte $10,000
Texas Medical Association $5,949
Texas 2020 PAC $5,000
Three Contributors, Each Donating $3,000 $3,000

2002

In the 2002 election, Homer raised a total of $37,684. [21]

His five largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
Max Sandlin for Congress $2,500
Harper, Chip $2,000
Texas Utilities $2,000
TXU Corp $1,500
American Electric Power $1,500

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