|Texas House of Representatives, District 48|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Washington and Lee University (1981)|
Easton earned his B.S. in Philosophy from Washington and Lee University in 1981.
Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives took 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 was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Donna Howard was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Howard defeated Ben Easton (L) in the general election.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 48 General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Donna Howard Incumbent||78.1%||39,668|
Easton ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 17th District. He ran as a Libertarian candidate. He was defeated by incumbent Bill Flores (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|U.S. House, Texas District 17 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Bill Flores Incumbent||79.9%||143,284|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
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- Politico "2012 Election Map, Texas"
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current ELECTION HISTORY," accessed December 2, 2014
- The Libertarian Party of Texas, "2014 Texas Representative Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
- Green Party of Texas, "Greens Release Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
- Texas Libertarian Party - candidate list
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