|Texas House of Representatives District 20|
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Gattis has a private law practice, is a rancher, and has previously worked as a Prosecutor for the Williamson County Attorney's Office and District Attorney's Office.
He is a member of the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee for the National Conference of State Legislatures, Deacon at the First Baptist Church of Georgetown, member of Ross Volunteers, and a former member of the Corps of Cadets.
Gattis did not run for re-election in the Texas House of Representatives elections of 2010.
- Business & Industry Committee, Texas House
- Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Committee, Texas House
- HB 2294 - Relating to the establishment of the undiagnosed disease registry.
- HB 3348 - Relating to regulation of residential construction; providing a penalty.
- HB 4778 - Relating to the creation of the Northwest Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
- HJR 33 - Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the house of representatives to provide for the removal of the speaker.
Gattis did not seek re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 20th District. He was running for the Texas State Senate from District 5 but withdrew on November 29, 2009. Republican Charles Schwertner, independent Kate Wedeikes, and Libertarian David Floyd ran for the District 20 seat in the November 2 general election.
On November 4, 2008, Gattis won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 20th District, defeating Jim Dillon (D) and Craig Weems (L). Gattis received 57,029 votes in the election while Dillon received 26,907 votes, and Weems received 4,199 votes. Gattis raised $212,916 for his campaign.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 20|
|Dan Gattis (R)||57,029||64.70%|
|Jim Dillon (D)||26,907||30.52%|
|Craig Weems (L)||4,199||4.76%|
Below are Gattis' top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Dan Gattis Campaign||$40,730|
|Texas Healthcare Assoc||$5,471|
|Dell Inc PAC||$5,000|
- Dan Gattis state senate campaign site
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Gattis (dead link)
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 20 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge - Legislative and voting track record
- Texas Conservative Coalition profile
- Dan Gattis on Facebook
- Dan Gattis on Twitter
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Gattis
- Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Gattis
- "Gattis Suspends Senate Campaign,Senator Ogden Expected to Seek Re-Election" Gattis campaign press release, November 29, 2009
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current Election History," accessed February 24, 2014
- [District 20 Texas House candidate funds, 2008]
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
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