Rodney Anderson, Texas
|Texas State House, District 106|
|2011 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
- BBA in Real Estate,
- Vice President, Commerce Title Company
- Asset manager, Bank of America
- Chicago Title Company
Rodney Anderson served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
Anderson outlined four issues important to his campaign on his site:
Get Small Businesses Moving Again
Excerpt:"I will work to cut taxes on small businesses that create jobs and are the backbone of the Texas economy."
Cut Wasteful Government Spending
Excerpt:"The State of Texas already collects enough money in the form of taxes, tolls, and user fees. I will fight to implement spending controls and stop the reallocation of money from specified uses."
Eliminate Unfunded Mandates on Education
Excerpt:"I strongly believe that LOCAL districts should be in control of their administration, faculty, programs, and students. Local school districts should have more control and fewer unfunded mandates."
Balance the Budget without Increasing Taxes
Excerpt:"I believe the government should be like everyone else and live within a defined budget. There should be transparency in government spending, and if revenues are down, then budget cuts must be considered."
Anderson won election to Texas House of Representatives District 106. He was unopposed in the March 2 Republican primary and defeated incumbent Democratic candidate Kirk England in the November 2 general election.
| Texas House of Representatives, District 106 |
2010 General election results
|Rodney Anderson (R)||10,648||49.44%|
|Kirk England (D)||10,444||48.49%|
|Gene Freeman (L)||444||2.06%|
Anderson raised a total of $212,382 in 2010. Below are Anderson's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:
|Associated Republicans of Texas||$33,400|
|Texans for Lawsuit Reform||$29,377|
|Conservative Republicans of Texas||$13, 816|
|Grass Roots Institute of Texas||$10,346|
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.
Rodney Anderson received a grade of A+ on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
- 2011 Taxpayer Champion. Anderson was named a "2011 Taxpayer Champion," which is "the top award presented by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility to legislators based on their rating on the most recent Fiscal Responsibility Index."
Anderson and his wife, Heather, have three sons.
- Official Campaign website
- Official Facebook Page
- Candidate Twitter Page
- Texas House GOP YouTube Channel
- Official Campaign Contributions
- Contributions, Follow the Money
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Texas Tribune Profile
- Imagine Election Profile
Kirk England (D)
|Texas House of Representatives District 106
| Succeeded by|
Pat Fallon (R)
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