Eddie Zamora

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Eddie Zamora
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 15
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Personal
BirthdayOctober 8, 1962
Place of birthMission, TX
ProfessionSales consultant
ReligionChristian
Websites
Campaign website
Eddie Zamora was a 2014 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 15th Congressional District of Texas. He previously ran unsuccessfully for election to the seat in 2012. Eddie Zamora lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

Biography

Zamora graduated from the United States Navy Electronics Technician "A" School in 1985. He later earned a certificate in welding from Piedmont Community College in 1996. Zamora has served in the United States Navy and worked in a variety of positions. He is currently senior sales consultant for Rioplex Broadband.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 15th Congressional District elections, 2014

Zamora ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 15th District. Zamora defeated Doug Carlile to win the Republican nomination in the primary on March 4, 2014.[2] He was defeated by incumbent Ruben Hinojosa (D) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[3][4]

U.S. House, Texas District 15 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRuben Hinojosa Incumbent 54% 48,708
     Republican Eddie Zamora 43.3% 39,016
     Libertarian Johnny Partain 2.7% 2,460
Total Votes 90,184
Source: Texas Secretary of State
U.S. House, Texas District 15 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEddie Zamora 54.9% 7,810
Doug Carlile 45.1% 6,407
Total Votes 14,217
Source: Texas Secretary of State

2012

See also: Texas' 15th Congressional District elections, 2012

Zamora ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 15th District. He and Dale Brueggemann defeated Rebecca Cervera and Jim Kuiken in the Republican primary on May 29, 2012. He was subsequently defeated by Brueggemann in the July 31 runoff.[5][6][7][8]

U.S. House, Texas District 15 Runoff Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDale A. Brueggemann 57.3% 6,403
Eddie Zamora 42.7% 4,771
Total Votes 11,174

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress were required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Zamora's reports.

Eddie Zamora (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]April 13, 2013$9,746$10,171$(9,021)$10,896
July Quarterly[10]July 16, 2013$10,896$7,430$(7,404)$10,921
October Quarterly[11]October 15, 2013$10,921$6,646$(5,231)$9,306
Year-End[12]January 28, 2014$9,306$6,037$(6,134)$9,208
Pre-Primary[13]February 17, 2014$9,208$5,750$(5,510)$9,498
April Quarterly[14]April 6, 2014$9,498$8,645$(5,919)$12,174
July Quarterly[15]July 15, 2014$12,174$20,300$(23,954)$6,569
October Quarterly[16]October 15, 2014$6,569$30,035$(25,016)$11,587
Running totals
$95,014$(88,189)

2012

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Zamora's reports.[17]

Personal

Zamora and his wife, Soraya, have three children.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed June 2, 2014
  2. The Texas Tribune, "Primary 2014 Election Results," March 4, 2014
  3. Texas Secretary of State, "2014 March Primary Election Candidate Filings by County," accessed December 10, 2013
  4. The Huffington Post, "Election 2014," November 4, 2014
  5. Texas GOP, "Republican candidate list," accessed May 10, 2012
  6. Texas Secretary of State, "Unofficial Republican primary results," May 29, 2012 (timed out)
  7. Associated Press, Primary runoff results," accessed August 31, 2012
  8. Texas Secretary of State, "Race Summary Report-2012 Republican Party Primary Runoff," accessed August 30, 2012
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora April Quarterly," accessed February 13, 2014
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora July Quarterly," accessed February 13, 2014
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora October Quarterly," accessed February 13, 2014
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora Year-End," accessed February 13, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora Pre-Primary," accessed May 2, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora April Quarterly," accessed May 2, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora July Quarterly," accessed July 25, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora October Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora's Summary Report," accessed July 27, 2012
  18. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora April Quarterly," accessed July 27, 2012
  19. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora Pre-Primary," accessed July 27, 2012
  20. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora July Quarterly," accessed July 27, 2012
  21. Federal Election Commission, "Eddie Zamora Pre-Runoff," accessed July 27, 2012