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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==

Revision as of 14:59, 23 July 2013

Ed Thompson
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Texas House of Representatives, District 29
Incumbent
In office
2013-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ed Thompson is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 29. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Environmental Regulation
Special Purpose Districts

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Thompson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Create Jobs
Excerpt: "With our national economy struggling, the stakes in the upcoming elections are high. In 2008, America elected a President with no experience in business and no ability to lead us out of this crisis."
  • Stop Illegal Immigration
Excerpt: "Like so many households across Texas, State government had to tighten its belt and cut spending in order to balance the budget. More budget shortfalls are right around the corner. We simply cannot afford to pay welfare benefits or in-state college tuition for illegal immigrants anymore."
  • Balanced Budgets & Fiscal Responsibility
Excerpt: "With our economy still unstable, it’s imperative that those we elect to office approach future government budgets from the standpoint of “no new taxes” and “no more debt.”"
  • Pro-Gun and Pro-Life
Excerpt: "Ed is 100% pro-gun and 100% pro-life."

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Thompson won election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 29. Thompson defeated Debra Rosenthal-Ritter in the May 29 Republican primary election and defeated Doug Blatt (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Texas House of Representatives, District 29, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEd Thompson 65.5% 40,642
     Democratic Doug Blatt 34.5% 21,388
Total Votes 62,030


Texas House of Representatives District 29 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEd Thompson 67.1% 7,544
Debra Rosenthal-Ritter 32.9% 3,707
Total Votes 11,251

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Thompson is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Thompson raised a total of $333,320 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.[4]

Ed Thompson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 29 Won $333,320
Grand Total Raised $333,320

2012

Thompson won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Thompson raised a total of $333,320.
Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ed Thompson (Texas)'s campaign in 2012
Thompson, Ed$95,882
State Farm Insurance$25,000
Texas State Frm Agents PAC$15,000
WCS-TexasSolutions PAC$5,500
Weber, Randy$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$333,320
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Randy Weber (R)
Texas House District 29
2013–present
Succeeded by
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