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Diane Patrick
Diane Patrick.jpg
Texas State House, District 94
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionProfessor
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Diane Patrick is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 94. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Patrick is a Professor at Texas Christian University. She previously worked as a Clinical Associate Professor in the College of Education at University of Texas at Arlington, Consultant/School Board Trainer for Region Education Service Center IV, Consultant/Community Liaison for Arlington School District, and Director of Adult Program Services for CPC Millwood Hospital.

Patrick is Vice President of the Arlington Independent School District Educational Foundation Board, member of the Junior League of Arlington, Women's Policy Forum of Tarrant County, and served on the Board of the Arlington Museum of Art, and Children's Advocacy Network.[1]

Patrick served on the Texas State Board of Education from 1992-1996, and was a member of the Arlington School District Board of Trustees from 1981-1992.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Higher Education, Vice-chair
Rules & Resolutions

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Patrick served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:

Issues

  • HB 130 - Relating to an enhanced quality full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts in conjunction with community providers.
  • HB 1563 - Relating to the number of charters the State Board of Education may grant for open-enrollment charter schools.
  • HB 2261 - Relating to establishing a select committee to review the manner in which textbooks for use in public schools are funded, adopted, and purchased.
  • HB 2632 - Relating to a demonstration project to reduce social isolation among the elderly.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Patrick won re-election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 94. Patrick defeated Trina Lanza in the May 29 primary election and defeated David Eyerly (L) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 94, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Patrick Incumbent 82.2% 42,208
     Libertarian David Eyerly 17.8% 9,133
Total Votes 51,341


Texas House of Representatives District 94 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Patrick Incumbent 74.7% 7,310
Trina Lanza 25.3% 2,472
Total Votes 9,782

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Patrick won re-election in District 94. She was unopposed in the March 2 Republican primary and defeated Libertarian Richard Cross in the November 2 general election.[5]

Texas House of Representatives, District 94
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Diane Patrick (R) 24,565 84.52%
Richard Cross (L) 2,897 9.96%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Patrick won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 94th District, defeating Geoffrey Adams (L). Patrick received 39,915 votes in the election while Adams received 7,147 votes.[6] Patrick raised $117,592 for her campaign.[7]

Texas House of Representatives, District 94
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Diane Patrick (R) 39,915 84.81%
Geoffrey Adams (L) 7,147 15.18%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Patrick is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Patrick raised a total of $812,951 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 15, 2013.[8]

Diane Patrick's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 94 Won $201,068
2010 Texas State House, District 94 Won $120,862
2008 Texas State House, District 94 Won $117,592
2006 Texas State House, District 94 Won $373,429
Grand Total Raised $812,951

2012

Patrick won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Patrick raised a total of $201,068.

2010

Patrick won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Patrick raised a total of $120,862.

2008

Patrick won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Patrick raised a total of $117,592.

2006

Patrick won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Patrick raised a total of $373,429.

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

2011

Diane Patrick received a grade of D on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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