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Trent Ashby
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Texas House of Representatives, District 57
In office
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Trent Ashby is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives representing District 57. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ashby served on the following committees:

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Natural Resources



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. Those candidates who did not receive 50% or more of the vote in their party primary on March 4 faced an additional May 27 primary runoff. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Trent Ashby was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2][3]


See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ashby ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 57. Ashby defeated incumbent Marva Beck in the May 29 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Texas House of Representatives District 57 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTrent Ashby 58.1% 11,730
Marva Beck Incumbent 41.9% 8,454
Total Votes 20,184

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ashby is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Ashby raised a total of $451,438 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 24, 2013.[5]

Trent Ashby's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 57 Won $451,438
Grand Total Raised $451,438


Ashby won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ashby raised a total of $451,438.
Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Trent Ashby's campaign in 2012
Harper, Alan$21,500
Perry, Bob J$20,000
Duncan, Joan$20,000
Texas Parent PAC$15,100
Haney, Ronald$10,000
Total Raised in 2012$451,438
Source:Follow the Money


Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index

See also: Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index and Empower Texans

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 were graded along a 0 through 100 scale in 2013 and on an A through F grading scale in 2011.


Ashby received a score of 48.9 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Marva Beck (R)
Texas House District 57
Succeeded by