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|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Scorecards
- 7 Recent news
- 8 External links
- 9 References
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|
During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Miller served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Natural Resources|
- 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's website highlighted 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."
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%|
Comprehensive donor information for Miller is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Miller raised a total of $1,173,637 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 14, 2013.
|Doug Miller's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Texas State House, District 73||$213,372|
|2010||Texas State House, District 73||$153,751|
|2008||Texas State House, District 73||$806,514|
|Grand Total Raised||$1,173,637|
2012Miller won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Miller raised a total of $213,372.
|Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Doug Miller (Texas)'s campaign in 2012|
|Texans For Lawsuit Reform||$5,697|
|Weisman, John R||$5,000|
|Independent Insurance Agents Of Texas||$5,000|
|Associated General Contractors Of Texas||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$213,372|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Miller won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Miller raised a total of $153,751.
|Texas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Doug Miller (Texas)'s campaign in 2010|
|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|
|Total Raised in 2010||$153,751|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2008Miller won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Miller raised a total of $806,514.
|Texas House of Representatives 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Doug Miller (Texas)'s campaign in 2008|
|Texas Parent PAC||$204,044|
|Butt, Charles C||$108,000|
|Texans for Economic Development||$53,505|
|Total Raised in 2008||$806,514|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Doug + Miller + Texas + House"
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- Doug Miller's campaign website
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Miller
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 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
- Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Miller
- millerforstaterep.com - Issues
- 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, "Miller, Doug," accessed August 14, 2013
- Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
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