Bob Deuell

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 15:55, 21 March 2013 by JoelW (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Bob Deuell
Bob Deuell.jpg
Texas State Senate, District 2
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionPhysician
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification

Bob Deuell has been a Republican member of the Texas State Senate since 2003.

Biography

Deuell graduated with a B.S. from George Mason University and also graduated with an M.D. from the Medical College of Virginia.

In addition to being a senator, Deuell is a family physician and medical director for the Hunt-Greenville County Department of Health. Prior to his position in the state senate, he also obtained the position of partner for the Primary Care Associates of Greenville.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Economic Development, Chair
Finance
Health & Human Services, Vice-chair
Natural Resources
State Affairs, Vice-chair

2011-2012

Deuell served on the following Texas Senate committees:

2009-2010

Issue positions

Legislation

2009-2010 (81st Legislature)

Policies

Sen. Deuell opposes eminent domain powers that allow the government to seize private property. This is the only issue position that he lists on his website.[3]


Senator Deuell introduces an article to the Senate

Elections

2012

See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2012

Deuell ran in the 2012 election for Texas State Senate, District 2. Deuell ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

2010

See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2010

Deuell ran for re-election to the 2nd District Seat in 2010. He defeated Sharon Russell in the GOP primary on March 3, 2010. Deuell received 38,086 votes while Russell received 15,588.[5] Kathleen Maria Shaw ran for the seat on the Democratic ticket. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.

Shaw defeated Democratic opponent Kathleen Maria Shaw in the 2010 general election.[6]

Texas State Senate, District 2
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Deuell (R) 105,779 66.38%
Kathleen Maria Shaw (D) 53,566 33.61%

2006

On Nov. 7, 2006, Deuell won re-election to the 2nd District Seat in the Texas State Senate, defeating opponent Dennis Kaptain (L).[7]

Deuell raised $703,918 while Kaptain raised $0.[8]

Texas State Senate, District 2 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Deuell (R) 92,431 78.68%
Dennis Kaptain (L) 25,043 21.31%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

Deuell raised a total of $745,413 in 2010. Below are Deuell's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:[9]

Contributor 2010 total
Perry, Bob J. $47,500
Texas Assocation of Realtors $30,000
Perry, Bob J. and Doylene $27,500
Perry, Doylene $20,000
Texas Medical Association $12,538

2008 (Off-cycle)

In 2008, a year in which Deuell was not up for re-election, he collected $331,013 in donations.

His five largest contributors in 2008 were: [10]

Donor Amount
Texas Medical Association $12,500
Bob Perry $10,000
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma $10,000
Jerry Gallagher $10,000
Associated General Contractors of Texas $9,500

2006

In 2006, a year in which Deuell was up for re-election, he collected $703,918 in donations. [11]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Robert Perry $35,000
Texas Medical Association $20,467
Texas Association of Realtors $11,500
BG Distribution Partners $10,000

2002

In 2002, a year in which Deuell was up for re-election, he collected $1,006,174 in donations. [12]

His four largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
Texans for Lawsuit Reform $324,722
Perry, Bob J. and Doylene $142,500
Stevens, Michael $50,000
Leininger, James $35,000

Scorecards

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."[13] Legislators are graded along a standard grading scale, receiving grades A through F based on their performance during the legislative session.

2011

Bob Deuell received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

Personal

Deull was born on March 11, 1950. He and his wife, Marilyn, have three children: Paul, Brian and Jennifer.

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
David Cain
Texas Senate District 2
2003-present
Succeeded by
NA