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Kathleen Maria Shaw was a Democratic candidate for District 2 in the Texas State Senate in the November 2, 2010, state legislative elections.



See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2010

Shaw ran for election to the 2nd District seat in 2010. She ran unopposed in the March 2 primary. She was defeated by incumbent Bob Deuell (R) general election on November 2, 2010.[1]

Texas State Senate, District 2
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Deuell (R) 105,779 66.38%
Kathleen Maria Shaw (D) 53,566 33.61%


  • Graduated from Prarie View A&M University.

Political career

Shaw serves as an alternate representative on the Advisory Council of House District 109.

Before running for the Texas State Senate, Shaw was a Chair for Dallas County Precinct 4109 and Community Coordinator of the Parkway Subdivision in Cedar, Texas.

In 2005, Shaw was a Cedar Hill City Council candidate and still holds membership.

Issue Positions

Campaign Slogan

  • "Advocate for the Common Man - SHAW CAN"

Transportation Infrastructure

  • Supports increased funding
  • Supports Mass Transit solution for congestion
  • Opposes the Trans Texas Corridor due to eminent domain abuse and foreign company control
  • Opposes freeway toll roads in favor of traditional, voter approved toll roads
  • Opposes motor fuel tax increase
  • Supports ending diversion of transportation funds


  • Supports mandated contributions of renewable energy sources
  • Supports emission-cutting Greenhouse gas regulation
  • Supports carbon-capture technology investment
  • Supports funding new water projects


  • Supports increased funding, especially for early childhood and the maths and sciences
  • Supports a public school financial literacy campaign
  • Supports confronting high high school dropout rates with an expanded curriculum and accountability
  • Supports regular, mandatory teacher salary increases.
  • Supports reining in college tuition costs

Immigration Reform

  • Supports aggressive assimilation immigrants
  • Supports Dual-Language Learner program
  • Supports a restructured, streamlined naturalization process


Shaw currently resides in Cedar Hill, Texas with her husband, Charlie. The couple has four kids. She is also a practicing member of the Gospel Tabernacle Church in Dallas.

Shaw is an alum of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

Contact information

Campaign Address:
812 Parkside Dr.
Cedar Hill, Texas 75104

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