Barbara Mallory Caraway
|U.S. House, Texas, District 30|
|Texas State House, District 110|
|High school||Palo Duro High School|
|Bachelor's||Texas Southern University|
|Place of birth||Clarksville, Texas|
|Profession||Small business owner|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Scorecards
- 7 Recent news
- 8 See also
- 9 External links
- 10 References
Mallory-Caraway is Owner/Founder of Showcase Group, Limited Liability Company. She has also worked as Owner/Founder of Barbara Mallory Caraway and Associates, Co-Host/Producer of the Joe Bagby Morning Show KHVN Heaven 97am, and an After School Program instructor at Nova Charter.
Mallory-Caraway served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
- HB 1052 - Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of film districts.
- HB 1515 - Relating to sanctions that may be imposed under certain circumstances on academically unacceptable public school campuses.
- HB 4240 - Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.
Police were called to a disturbance at Caraway's home in January 2011. Caraway's husband, Dwaine, who is Dallas mayor pro tem, called Police Chief David Brown personally for assistance. City officials asked the attorney general to allow the city to keep the records of the investigation secret.
|U.S. House, Texas District 30 Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Eddie Bernice Johnson Incumbent||69.9%||23,756|
|Barbara Mallory Caraway||30.1%||10,216|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State|
According to Politico, Johnson's primary competition was serious. Both Caraway and Clayton were legitimate threats to the 10-term Johnson, and Clayton raised significant funds and created a compelling ad. Additionally, national super PAC Campaign for Primary Accountability launched an ad campaign against the incumbent. For her part, Johnson emphasized her endorsement from Barack Obama, important in a majority-black district.
Incumbent Eddie Bernice Johnson was targeted by the Super PAC Campaign for Primary Accountability. The Houston Chronicle reports that the PAC targeted Johnson because she was a long-standing incumbent, her constituents were dissatisfied, and there was a capable challenger. The PAC's efforts benefited Caraway and fellow primary challenger Taj Clayton.
Mallory-Caraway won re-election in District 110. She was unopposed in the March 2 Democratic primary and faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.
| Texas House of Representatives, District 110 |
2010 General election results
|Barbara Mallory-Caraway (D)||15,866||100%|
On November 4, 2008, Mallory-Caraway won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from the 110th District, receiving 30,869 votes without opposition. She raised $56,313 for her campaign.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 110|
|Barbara Mallory-Caraway (D)||30,869||100.00%|
|Barbara Mallory Caraway (2014) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||April 15, 2013||$-576||$0||$(0)||$-576|
|July Quarterly||July 15, 2013||$-576||$1,000||$(896)||$-472|
|October Quarterly||October 15, 2013||$-472||$10,520||$(7,194)||$2,532|
|Year-End||January 31, 2014||$2,532||$5,090||$(13,453)||$-5,830|
Mallory-Caraway raised a total of $59,496 in 2010. Below are her top 5 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||$1,500|
|Texas Association of Realtors||$1,500|
Mallory-Caraway raised $56,313 in 2008. Her top 5 campaign contributors are listed below.
|Linebarger Heard Goggan Blair Graham Pena & Sampson||$2,000|
|H Ross Perot Jr||$2,000|
|Apartment Assoc of Greater Dallas||$2,000|
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 are graded along a standard grading scale, receiving grades A through F based on their performance during the legislative session.
Barbara Mallory-Caraway received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
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- United States House of Representatives
- Texas' 30th Congressional District elections, 2014
- Texas' 30th Congressional District
- Campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile
- Facebook page
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Mallory-Caraway
- Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Mallory-Caraway
- City of Dallas withholding info on incident at home of Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway and his wife, state Rep. Barbara Mallory Caraway, Texas Watchdog,
- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 March Primary Election Candidate Filings by County," accessed December 10, 2013
- The Texas Tribune, "Primary 2014 Election Results," March 4, 2014
- Politico, "5 incumbents facing primary fight," May 3, 2012
- Texas Watchdog, "Houston super PAC aims to defeat Texas congressmen," April 10, 2012
- Houston Chronicle blog, "Houston-based super PAC targeting more Texas incumbents," April 8, 2012
- New York Times, "In Democratic Primary, Taking On a Dallas Institution," April 26, 2012
- Official Texas Election Results
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current Election History," accessed February 24, 2014
- District 110 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- Federal Election Commission, "Barbara Mallory Caraway April Quarterly," accessed February 13, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Barbara Mallory Caraway July Quarterly," accessed February 13, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Barbara Mallory Caraway October Quarterly," accessed February 13, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Barbara Mallory Caraway Year-End," accessed February 13, 2014
- Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index," accessed February 22, 2014
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