|Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts|
|Place of birth||New Hampshire|
Shafto moved to New York City after high school. She sold insurance, worked as a waitress and for a moving and storage company. She then bought and ran her own company for 10 years, worked in a treatment facility for disturbed adolescents and ran a group home for them.
Shafto then moved to Texas where she worked as a union organizer, went to college and earned her Masters of Education.
Shafto ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 147. Shafto ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and was defeated by incumbent Garnet Coleman (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 147, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Garnet Coleman Incumbent||92.2%||43,589|
|Governor of Texas, 2010|
|Republican||Rick Perry Incumbent||55%||2,737,481|
|Election Results Via: Texas Secretary of State|
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- Elect Deb Shafto, "Learn about Deb Shafto," accessed December 11, 2013
- Green Party of Texas, "Press Release: 50 Candidates File to Run as Greens in Texas," December 10, 2013
- Texas Secretary of State - 2012 Election and Candidate Information
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current Election History," accessed February 17, 2014
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