|Texas State House, District 90|
|1997 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||16|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
Burnam served as Executive Director of the Dallas Peace Center, and works as a Consultant. He has worked prior as a City Planner - Community Organizing-Revitalization, and Special Assistant to Regional Administrator - Texas Department of Human Services.
Burnam is a member of Citizens for Curbside Recycling, I CARE, Texas Citizen Action, and Texas Citizens for the Environment.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Burnam served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Criminal Jurisprudence|
|• Energy Resources|
Burnam served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Environmental Regulation|
|• Homeland Security & Public Safety|
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Environmental Regulation|
|• Public Safety|
Burnam ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 90. Burnam defeated Carlos Vasquez in the May 29 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives District 90 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Lon Burnam Incumbent||52%||2,073|
| Texas House of Representatives, District 90 |
2010 General election results
|Lon Burnam (R)||7,759||65.31%|
|Larry Keilberg (D)||4,120||34.68%|
On November 4, 2008, Burnam won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 90th District, defeating Larry Keilberg (R). Burn received 16,984 votes in the election while Keilberg received 7,180 votes. Burnam raised $140,929 for his campaign.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 90|
|Lon Burnam (D)||16,984||70.28%|
|Larry Keilberg (R)||7,180||29.71%|
Burnam raised $121,453 for his campaign while Wingo raised $0.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 90 (2006)|
|Lon Burnam (D)||9,650|
|Rod Lingo (L)||1,515|
Burnam raised $170,930 for his campaign while Keilberg raised $4,925.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 90 (2004)|
|Lon Burnam (D)||14,841|
|Larry Keilberg (R)||7,913|
Burnam raised $127,926 for his campaign while Keilberg raised $18,465.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 90 (2002)|
|Lon Burnam (D)||11,731|
|Larry Keilberg (R)||4,511|
Burnam raised $81,249 for his campaign.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 90 (2000)|
|Lon Burnam (D)||15,531|
Burnam raised $96,811 for his campaign.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 90 (1998)|
|Lon Burnam (D)||8,990|
|Texas House of Representatives, District 90 (1996)|
|Lon Burnam (D)||16,015|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Burnam raised a total of $178,953 in 2010. Below are Burnam's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:
|Texas Classroom Teachers Association||$5,000|
|Texas Trial Lawyers||$4,500|
In the 2008 election, Burnam raised a total of $140,929.
His four largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Fort Worth Police Officers Association||$3,000|
|3 Donors, Each Donating $2,000||$2,000|
In the 2006 election, Burnam raised a total of $121,453. 
His five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Licensed Beverage Distributors||$7,500|
|House Democratic Campaign CMTE of Texas||$4,000|
|BG Distribution Partners||$3,000|
|Communications Workers of America||$2,500|
|3 Donors, Each Donating $2,000||$2,000|
In the 2004 election, Burnam raised a total of $170,930. 
His five largest contributors in 2004 were:
|Henry, Michael J||$5,000|
|Jose Henry Brantley Keltner||$3,500|
|Rogers, Clifford L||$2,800|
|Fort Worth Fire Fighters||$2,720|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||$2,500|
|Texas Classroom Teachers Association||$2,500|
In the 2002 election, Burnam raised a total of $127,926. 
His four largest contributors in 2002 were:
|Texas Medical Association||$2,000|
|Fort Worth Fire Fighters||$2,000|
|Kelley, Russell T||$2,000|
|5 Donors, Each Donating $1,500||$1,500|
- HB 792 - Relating to the labeling of products that contain bisphenol-A.
- HB 977 - Relating to use of the money from the Texas enterprise fund to promote renewable energy technology.
- HB 1436 - Relating to depositing revenue received by this state from undocumented immigrants to the indigent emergency medical services and preventative health care reimbursement fund.
- HB 1646 - Relating to electric utility energy efficiency goals and programs and demand reduction targets; creating an office of energy efficiency deployment in the state energy conservation office.
Mark Jones Partisan Index
Mark P. Jones is the Chair of the Department of Political Science at Rice University. He builds a ranking of Texas state representatives each year based on their votes from the previous session. Jones then ranks legislators based on how liberal and conservative they are according to legislative history.
- Burnam ranked as the most liberal representative during the 2011 session.
- Burnam received a Lib-Con score of -1.10 and was classified as "More Liberal than 2/3 of Democrats". The only other legislator in this category was Roland Gutierrez.
- The most conservative representative in the index is Ken Paxton, with a Lib-Con score of 0.84.
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.
Lon Burnam received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
- Lon Burnam's campaign website
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Burnam
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Official Campaign Contributions
- Follow The Money, Campaign Contributions: 20102008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 1998
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 90 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile
- Mexican American Legislative Caucus profile
- Lon Burnam on Facebook
- Lon Burnam on Twitter
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Burnam
- ↑ Texas Democratic Party - Democratic Primary Candidates
- ↑ Texas Secretary of State - 2012 Election and Candidate Information
- ↑ Office of the (Texas) Secretary of State, "Race Summary Report," accessed July 12, 2012
- ↑ Official Texas Election Results
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 2008
- ↑ District 90 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 2006
- ↑ District 90 Texas House candidate funds, 2006
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 2004
- ↑ District 90 Texas House candidate funds, 2004
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 2002
- ↑ District 90 Texas House candidate funds, 2002
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 2000
- ↑ District 90 Texas House candidate funds, 2000
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 1998
- ↑ District 90 Texas House candidate funds, 1998
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 1996
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2006 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2004 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2002 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Burnam
- ↑ Texas Tribune "How Partisan are Texas House Members? July 8, 2011
- ↑ Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
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