|Texas State House, District 16|
|2007 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2006|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
Creighton currently works as Vice President/General Counsel of a local development company. He has previously worked as a Briefwriter for the Criminal Appellate Division of the Oklahoma Attorney General's Office, and has had a private law practice
Creighton previously worked for the attorney generals offices in Texas and Oklahoma and volunteered for several Republican campaigns before entering the real estate business. In 2001, he was appointed to serve as the vice chairman for the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District and held that post five years.
He is the current vice president and general counsel of The Signorelli Company and during his first term served as the vice chairman of three House committees.
Creighton is a former staff member of the Texas Senate and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from the University of Texas. He later earned a doctor of jurisprudence from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
- HB 987 - Relating to competitive procurement requirements for local governments.
- HB 1307 - Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites.
- HB 1547 - Relating to the provision by an appraisal district of certain information on an Internet website operated by the district.
- HB 4714 - Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 495; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
On his website, Creighton lists some of his positions:
- "Protect communities from annexation without their consent
- Protect our borders from illegal immigration
- Balance the budget without tax increases
- Make education reform and teachers a priority
- Supports an unborn child's right to life
- Eliminate lawsuit abuse
- Create jobs and strengthen our economy
- Protect our natural resources
- Manage our area's growth and mobility"
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Creighton served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs|
Creighton served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• General Investigating & Ethics, Vice-chair|
|• Natural Resources|
|• Pensions, Investments & Financial Services|
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• General Investigating & Ethics|
|• Natural Resources|
Creighton ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 16. Creighton ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Creighton won re-election unopposed to the 16th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the March 2nd primary, and he had no opponent in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
| Texas House of Representatives, District 16 |
2010 General election results
|Brandon Creighton (R)||38,959||100%|
On November 4, 2008, Creighton won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 16th District. Creighton ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 49,263 votes. He raised $174,496 for his campaign.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Creighton received $227,497 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Texas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Brandon Creighton's campaign in 2010|
|Harper, Alan K||$7,000|
|Texas Association Of Realtors||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$227,497|
Below are Creighton's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Texas State Teachers Assoc||$5,000|
|Daniel & Angela Signorelli||$5,000|
|Schwartz Page & Harding||$4,500|
|Allen Boone Humphries Robinson||$4,000|
Below are Creighton's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:
|Future of Texas Alliance PAC||$13,547|
|Perry, Bob J||$12,500|
|Texas State Teachers Association||$3,500|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Brandon + Creighton + Texas + House
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Creighton blames Democrats for tanking water bill - Dallas Morning News (blog)
- Drug testing for unemployment passes Texas House - KVUE
- House Gives Early OK to Drug Testing for Unemployment - Texas Tribune
- House approves drug tests for jobless benefits - Austin American-Statesman
- Texas House approves bill that would allow guns on college campuses - GlobalPost
- Eiland Won't Seek Re-election - Texas Tribune
- Bill requiring drug tests for some applicants for unemployment benefits passes ... - Dallas Morning News
- Texas House scheduled to debate several gun-related bills - Dallas Morning News
- Plan for Funding Water Projects Sinks in House - StateImpact Texas
- Budget surpluses spur tension in some GOP states - KXAN.com
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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.
Brandon Creighton received a grade of A+ on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
- 2011 Taxpayer Champion. Creighton was named a "2011 Taxpayer Champion," which is "the top award presented by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility to legislators based on their rating on the most recent Fiscal Responsibility Index."
Brandon is an eighth-generation Montgomery County resident, where he and his family currently live.
- Brandon Creighton campaign website
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Creighton
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 16 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile
- Texas Conservative Coalition profile
- Brandon Creighton on Facebook
- Brandon Creighton on Twitter
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Brandon Creighton
- ↑ Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Creighton
- ↑ Win With Creighton Issues
- ↑ Texas GOP list of candidates for 2012 Elections
- ↑ Texas Secretary of State Election History
- ↑ Official Texas Election Results
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 2008
- ↑ District 16 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 Contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2006 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
- ↑ Empower Texans, "2011 Taxpayer Champions
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