Buddy Garcia

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Buddy Garcia
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Texas Railroad Commission
Former officeholder
In office
April 2012 – November 7, 2012
PredecessorElizabeth Ames Jones (R)
Elections and appointments
AppointedApril 12, 2012
Appointed byRick Perry
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Buddy Garcia is a former Republican Commissioner of the Texas Railroad Commission, a regulatory body that oversees the oil and natural gas industries in Texas. Garcia was appointed in April 2012 to fill the vacancy left by Elizabeth Ames Jones (R), who resigned to run for Texas State Senate. Garcia was only appointed to serve until the general election on November 6, 2012.[1] Garcia did not run for a full term in 2012, and Christi Craddick (R) won the seat in the general election.

Political career

Texas Railroad Commissioner (2012)

Garcia served as a member of the Texas Railroad Commission from April 2012 to November 2012.



See also: Texas down ballot state executive elections, 2012

Garcia did not run for re-election to the Texas Railroad Commission in 2012. The seat was taken over by Christi Craddick (R) on November 7, 2012, the day after she won the general election.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Elizabeth Ames Jones (R)
Texas Railroad Commission
April 2012–November 2012
Succeeded by
Christi Craddick (R)