|Texas House of Representatives, District 67|
|1994 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
Madden served as President of the Jerry Madden Insurance Firm from 2000-2008, Sales Representative, Planning Services from 1994-2000, and President of Pot Hole Doc from 1992-1994. He has also worked in construction, as a manufacturing manager, manufacturing engineer, and served in the United States Army.
Madden is a member of the Prison Entrepreneurship Board of Directors, Richardson Chamber of Commerce, Plano Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board, Accon Chamber of Commerce, Collin County Republican Men's Club, Frisco Chamber of Commerce, and Wylie Chamber of Commerce.
Jerry Madden served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
- Corrections Committee, Texas House Chair
- Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee
- Redistricting Committee
- Election Contest, Select Committee
- HB 551 - Relating to the electronic transmission of a federal postcard application used for voting.
- HB 553 - Relating to the establishment of the office of criminal and juvenile justice ombudsman.
- HB 1481 - Relating to certain offenses regarding the possession or use of a cellular telephone by an inmate or defendant in a correctional or detention facility and to the detection and monitoring of that possession or use.
- HB 3229 - Relating to a pilot project for a drug and alcohol abuse recovery high school program
Madden won re-election unopposed in District 67 in 2010. He was unopposed in the March 2 Republican primary and faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.
| Texas House of Representatives, District 67 |
2010 General election results
|Jerry Madden (R)||19,070||100%|
On November 4, 2008, Madden won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 67th District, defeating Jeffrey Joyner (L). Madden received 30,558 votes in the election while Joyner received 8,390 votes. Madden raised $422,463 for his campaign; Joyner raised $10.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 67|
|Jerry Madden (R)||30,558||78.45%|
|Jeffrey Joyner (L)||8,390||21.54%|
In 2010, Madden received $179,339 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Texas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jerry Madden's campaign in 2010|
|Texans For Lawsuit Reform||$24,515|
|Professional Bondsmen Of Texas||$5,000|
|Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$179,339|
Below are Madden's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Texans for Lawsuit Reform||$67,500|
|Bob J Perry||$50,000|
|Texas Builds Jobs & Opportunity for a Secure Future||$12,500|
|Robert B Rowling||$10,000|
Madden was named "Legislator of the Year" by American Legislative Exchange Council in August 2011. The award is the national organization's most prestigious "is given to state legislators who are ALEC members in good standing and have distinguished themselves by taking a leadership role in advancing, introducing, and/or enacting policies based on the fundamental Jeffersonian principles of free markets, limited government, federalism and individual liberty."
On October 26, 2010, Governing magazine named Madden and Texas Senator John Whitmire as two of eight "Public Officials of the Year" for their work on reforming the Texas correctional system. Other honorees included Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue and Connecticut Representative Diana Urban. Each year since 1994, Governing has selected a handful of state and local officials to honor for standout job performance. The Public Officials of the Year program "recognizes leaders from state, city and county government who exemplify the ideals of public service."
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.
Jerry Madden received a grade of B on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
- 2011 Taxpayer Advocate. Madden was named a "2011 Taxpayer Advocate," which is "An award presented to by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility to legislators based on their strong rating on the most recent Fiscal Responsibility Index."
- Jerry Madden's campaign website
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Madden
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 67 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile (timed out)
- Texas Conservative Coalition
- Jerry Madden on Facebook
- Jerry Madden on Twitter
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Madden
- Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Madden
- Official Texas Election Results (timed out)
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current Election History," accessed February 24, 2014
- District 67 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- Follow the Money - 2010 Contributions
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
- Texas Insider, "Madden Honored, Chosen ALEC’s “Legislator of the Year”," August 5, 2011
- John Buntin, "The Correctionists," October 2010
- Governing, "GOVERNING Announces 2012 Public Officials of the Year," October 19, 2012
- Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index," accessed February 22, 2014
- Empower Texans, "2011 Taxpayer Advocates
|Texas House District 67
| Succeeded by|
Jeff Leach (R)
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