Joe Crabb

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Joe Crabb
Texas House of Representatives District 127
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Joe Crabb is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives. He represented District 127 from 1993 to 2010.

Crabb is an attorney. He previously served as Commander in the Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States National Reserve. He has also been a Prosecutor with the Cities of Houston and Humble, Assistant District Attorney for Harris County, an Ordained Minister, Pastor with the Addicks United Methodist Church, and a rancher.

Crabb is a member of the 100 Club, Naval Reserve Officers Association, North Harris County Criminal Justice Association, Rice University Associate, Boy Scouts of America, State Bar of Texas, and University of Texas Ex-Student's Association.[1]


Crabb was found to be the top spending state lawmaker in 2009, racking up around 24,000 driving miles and a total of $48,405 in taxpayer-funded travel costs.[2]

Committee assignments

  • HB 104 - Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission.
  • HB 267 - Relating to the interstate purchase of certain firearms.
  • HB 885 - Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for eligible persons to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development.
  • HB 1622 - Relating to a grant program to provide children at risk of hunger or obesity with increased access to nutritious foods.[3]



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Crabb did not run for re-election in District 127. Democrat Joe Montemayor and Republican Dan Huberty ran for this seat in the November 2 general election.


On November 4, 2008, Crabb won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from the 127th District, receiving 44,698 votes ahead of Democrat Joe Montemayor (21,987) and Libertarian Justo Perez (1,402).[4] He raised $210,285 for his campaign; Montemayor raised $22,400.[5]

Texas House of Representatives, District 127
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Crabb (R) 44,698 65.64%
Joe A. Montemayor (D) 21,987 32.29%
Justo Perez (L) 1,402 2.05%

Campaign donors

Crabb raised $210,285 in 2008. His top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election are listed below.[6]

Contributor 2008 total
Bob J Perry $10,000
Harold C Simmons $6,500
Texas Oil & Gas Assoc $6,000
AT&T $5,000
Time Warner $5,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Texas House District 127
Succeeded by
Dan Huberty (R)