Jessica Puente Bradshaw
|Jessica Puente Bradshaw|
|U.S. House, Texas, District 34|
|Bachelor's||University of Utah|
|Place of birth||Matamoros, Mexico|
Bradshaw's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Defending Constitutional Freedoms
- Excerpt: "George Washington declared, “The Constitution is the guide which I will never abandon.” I pledge to hold to that same ideal of faith and allegiance to the constitution."
- Economy and Jobs
- Excerpt: "My job as your congresswoman will be to get Washington, DC out of our way, so that the Texan entrepreneurial spirit can grow, prosper and produce jobs!"
- Excerpt: "Our district’s tax payers send tax dollars to Washington and we deserve to get our money back. I will not let D.C. spend our money how it wants; we will keep more of our money within Texas."
- Border Security
- Excerpt: "Border security is not an immigration policy."
- Big Government versus State’s Rights
- Excerpt: "Bigger federal government equals more legislation which infringes upon state’s rights. I am not a big government conservative; I am a constitutional conservative."
Bradshaw ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 34th District. She and Adela Garza defeated Paul Haring in the Republican primary on May 29, 2012. Bradshaw then defeated Garza in the runoff on July 31. She faced Filemon Vela (D) and Steven Shanklin (L) and was defeated in the November 6, 2012, general election.
|U.S. House, Texas District 34 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Jessica Puente Bradshaw||36.2%||52,448|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House, Texas District 34 Runoff Republican Primary, 2012|
|Jessica Puente Bradshaw||55.3%||5,309|
|U.S. House, Texas District 34, 2012 - Jessica Puente Bradshaw Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$876,684|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$772,098|
|Top contributors to Jessica Puente Bradshaw's campaign committee|
|Kenedy County, TX||$1,000|
|Lette Insurance Agency||$1,000|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
Bradshaw and her husband, Jonathan, have two children.
- Texas' 34th Congressional District
- Texas' 34th Congressional District elections, 2012
- United States House of Representatives
- Official Campaign Website
- Official Campaign Website (Spanish version)
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Facebook page
- Twitter feed
- YouTube channel
- Politico, "2012 Election Map, Texas," November 6, 2012
- Campaign website, Issues
- Texas GOP, "Republican candidate list," accessed May 10, 2012
- Texas Secretary of State, "Unofficial Republican primary results," May 29, 2012 (timed out)
- Associated Press, Primary runoff results," accessed August 31, 2012
- Texas Secretary of State, "Race Summary Report-2012 Republican Party Primary Runoff," accessed August 30, 2012
- Open Secrets, "Katherine Savers McGovern 2012 Election Cycle," accessed April 2, 2013
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed June 2, 2014
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