|Texas State House, District 5|
|2004 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||11|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2004|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Birthday||July 21, 1969|
|Place of birth||Wood County, TX|
- 1 Committee assignments
- 2 Issue positions
- 3 Elections
- 4 Campaign donors
- 5 Recent news
- 6 Endorsements
- 7 District
- 8 Controversies
- 9 Scorecards
- 10 Personal
- 11 External links
- 12 References
Hughes has a Private Law Practice in Mineola, and has previously worked as a Briefing Attorney for United States District Judge William M. Steger.
He is on the Board of Trustees of the Steward's Foundation, and a member of the Golden Bible Chapel, Mineola Foundation Board, National Rifle Association, Red Cross, and Rotary Club of Mineola.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hughes served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Criminal Jurisprudence|
Hughes served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture and Livestock|
|• Human Services|
- HB 597 - Relating to the admissibility in certain proceedings of certain hearsay statements made by a young child or disabled individual.
- HB 599 - Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Texas Independence Day.
- HB 3079 - Relating to the sale or purchase of certain parts of game animals or birds.
- HB 3636 - Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines.
On his website Hughes lists his positions on a number of issues, including:
- Job creation - "Bryan Hughes believes job creation is a priority, and he will continue to create new jobs and retain the ones we already have."
- Education and school finance - "Bryan will continue to protect benefits for our teachers and direct more money to the classrooms and teachers, not administrative overhead in Austin."
- Healthcare - "Bryan Hughes knows that healthcare is not a republican or a democrat issue, and that's why he built coalitions with members of both parties to expand access to healthcare in rural areas." He also authored the Texas CARES program.
- Fiscal responsibility - Rep. Hughes "recognized the basic fact that when times get tough, Texas families look at their budgets and decide what they can cut back on and what they can do without. Bryan thought it was time for government to do the same."
Hughes ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 5. Hughes defeated Mary Lookadoo in the May 29 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives District 5 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Bryan Hughes Incumbent||77.7%||13,094|
Hughes won re-election unopposed to the 5th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the March 2nd primary, or opposition in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
| Texas House of Representatives, District 5 |
2010 General election results
|Bryan Hughes (R)||33,980||100%|
On November 4, 2008, Hughes won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 5th District. Hughes ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 47,309 votes. Hugest raised $107,167 for his campaign.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
As of September 24, 2010, Hughes has raised $73,753 for his 2010 election campaign.
His five largest contributors in 2010 are:
|Morin, Thomas M||$2,500|
|Simmons, Harold C||$2,500|
|Texas Association For Home Care||$2,500|
In the 2008 election, Hughes raised a total of $107,167. 
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|American Electric Power||$4,000|
|Texas Electric Cooperatives||$3,000|
|Farmers Insurance Group||$3,000|
|Energy Future Holdings Corp||$3,000|
|Five Donors, Each Donating $2,000||$2,000|
In the 2006 election, Hughes raised a total of $69,629. 
His six largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Smith III, En||$5,000|
|American Electric Power||$2,500|
|Texas Association of Mortgage Attorneys||$2,500|
|Farmers Insurance Group||$2,000|
In the 2004 election, Hughes raised a total of $429,966. 
His five largest contributors in 2004 were:
|Stars Over Texas Pac||$55,580|
|Lanier, W Mark||$35,000|
|Texas Republican Party||$27,021|
|Perry, Bob J||$26,000|
|Three Donors, Each Donating $25,000||$25,000|
In the 2002 election, Hughes raised a total of $206,091. 
His four largest contributors in 2002 were:
|Texans For A Republican Majority/TRMPAC||$65,087|
|Texas Republican Party||$36,799|
|Five Donors, Each Donating $5,000||$5,000|
|Miller, Mrs Mary||$3,000|
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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.
Bryan Hughes received a grade of A+ on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
- 2011 Taxpayer Champion. Hughes 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."
- Bryan Hughes campaign website
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Hughes
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 20102008, 2006, 2004
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 5 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile
- Texas Conservative Coalition profile
- Bryan Hughes on Facebook
- Bryan Hughes on Twitter
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hughes
- Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Hughes
- Bryan Hughes Issues & legislation
- Texas GOP list of candidates for 2012 Elections
- Texas Secretary of State Election History
- Office of the (Texas) Secretary of State, "Race Summary Report," accessed July 12, 2012
- Official Texas Election Results
- Texas House official election results for 2008
- District 5 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- Follow the Money - 2010 contributions to Bryan Hughes
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2006 Campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2004 Campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2002 Campaign contributions
- Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
- Empower Texans, "2011 Taxpayer Champions
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