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Doug Miller (Texas)
|Texas State House, District 73|
|2009 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Miller is the President of the Miller & Miller Insurance Agency, sits on the Board of Directors of First State Bank, and is a Licensed Real Estate Broker.
He is the National President of the Certified Professional Insurance Agents, President of Comal County Fair Association, President of the Comal County United Way, President/Chairman of the Board for the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, President of the Independent Insurance Agents of New Braunfels, and President of the New Braunfels Independent School District Education Foundation.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Miller served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Natural Resources|
|• Special Purpose Districts, Vice-chair|
Miller served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Natural Resources|
Miller's website highlights the following campaign themes:
Love in God
- Excerpt:"My family and I are dedicated Christians. We attend church in New Braunfels."
Lower Taxes & More Local Control
- Excerpt:"Doug Miller is a strong fiscal conservative. He will vote to lower property taxes and cut reckless government spending. And Doug will fight for more local control because we know how best to educate our children, run our businesses and spend our money - not the government bureaucrats in Austin."
- Excerpt:"As a former law enforcement officer, I understand the problem. It is time to build the fence, lock down the border and enforce the immigration laws."
- Excerpt:"Guns and drugs must be kept a certain distance from public schools, but a child sex offender just off parole can live right next door. This must end. It is time to require sex offenders to live at least 1500 feet from schools and daycare centers and all convicted child molesters must wear GPS tracking devices for the rest of their lives."
- HB 2789 - Relating to creating a presumption regarding the possession of a controlled substance by a person who gives birth to a child who tests positive for the substance.
- HB 3641 - Relating to the preservation of effective responses to requests for information pursuant to the public information law.
- HB 4225 - Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
Miller won re-election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 73. Miller defeated Rob Smith in the May 29 primary election and defeated Rex Black (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 73, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Doug Miller Incumbent||88.2%||64,029|
|Texas House of Representatives District 73 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Doug Miller Incumbent||75.1%||16,994|
| Texas House of Representatives, District 73 |
2010 General election results
|Doug Miller (R)||49,846||85.51%|
|Robert Nowotny (L)||8,446||14.48%|
On November 4, 2008, Miller won election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 73rd District, defeating Daniel Boone (D) and Shannon McCracken (L). Miller received 58,118 votes in the election while Boone received 21,732 votes, and McCracken received 3,846 votes. Miller raised $806,514 for his campaign; Boone raised $70,165.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 73|
|Doug Miller (R)||58,118||69.43%|
|Daniel Boone (D)||21,732||25.96%|
|Shannon McCracken (L)||3,846||4.59%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Miller raised a total of $153,751 in 2010. Below are Sheffield's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:
|Texans for Lawsuit Reform||$5,000|
|Independent Insurance Agents of Texas||$5,000|
|Texas Association of Realtors||$3,500|
|Laboon, R Bruce||$2,500|
|Texas House Republican Leadership Fund||$2,500|
Below are Miller's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Texas Parent PAC||$204,044|
|Charles C Butt||$108,000|
|Texans for Economic Development||$53,505|
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.
Doug Miller received a grade of C+ on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
- Doug Miller's campaign website
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Miller
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 73 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile
- Texas Conservative Coalition profile
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Miller
- millerforstaterep.com - Issues
- Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Miller
- Texas GOP list of candidates for 2012 Elections
- 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 73 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
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