|Texas House of Representatives, District 27|
|2011 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
Reynolds was named "Freshman of the Year" in May 2011 by his Democratic peers in the House. 
Reynolds is the State Representative for Fort Bend County's House District 27. Ron represents parts of Houston, Missouri City, Sugar Land, Stafford, Fresno, Arcola, Richmond and Rosenberg. He's the first African American elected as State Representative in Fort Bend County since Reconstruction. He attended Texas Southern University and received a B.S. degree in Public Affairs, "magna cum laude". Ron received a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech Univ. School of Law.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Reynolds served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Environmental Regulation|
Reynolds served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture and Livestock|
|• Energy Resources|
|• Rules & Resolutions|
Reynolds won re-election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 27. Reynolds ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 27, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Ron Reynolds Incumbent||69%||42,304|
|Libertarian||John Henry Petter IV||1.5%||920|
| Texas House of Representatives, District 27 |
2010 General election results
|Ron Reynolds (D)||32,030||84.64%|
|Derek Grayson (L)||5,812||15.35%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Reynolds raised a total of $231,490 in 2010. Below are Reynold's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:
|Brown Brown & Reynolds||$7,500|
|Davis Sr., Keith||$5,000|
|Davis Sr., Keith||$5,000|
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- SEC Chair Mary Jo White: 'No One Is Working' On Political Disclosure Rule - Huffington Post
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Fined for failure to disclose finances
KXAN News reported in June 2011 that Representative Reynolds had received $10,000 in fines by the Texas Ethics Commission for failing to file mandatory financial disclosure reports. Reynolds did not file personal financial statements for 2008, 2010, or 2011. As of June 1, 2011 Reynolds owed the Ethics Commission approximately $10,260 in fines.Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott took Reynolds to court on behalf of the state to collect the outstanding fees. The case resulted in Reynolds owing the Attorney General's office $2,500 plus interest and court costs, in addition to the existing fines. The Texas Comptroller issued a warrant hold, garnishing his legislative expense reimbursement checks. As of June 22, 2011 $2,151.40 had been collected.
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.
Ron Reynolds received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
Reynolds and his wife, Jonita, have one child.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 KXAN News, "Lawmaker fined $10k by ethics panel", June 22, 2011
- ↑ Texas GOP list of candidates for 2012 Elections
- ↑ Texas Secretary of State Election History
- ↑ Results for March 2, 2010 primary in Texas
- ↑ Official Texas Election Results
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
Dora Olivo (D)
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