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Ed Tishler
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Candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 84
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of New Mexico
Master'sUniversity of New Mexico
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army
Years of service1961-1963
Campaign website
Ed Tishler was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 84 of the Texas House of Representatives.[1]


Tishler earned his B.S. and M.S. in Biology from the University of New Mexico. His professional experience includes working as a secondary school instructor and coach for 29 years. He served in the United States Army from 1961 to 1963.[2]


Campaign Themes

Tishler's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Excerpt: "Give children the tools they need to succeed by improving education in Texas, from preschool programs to the post baccalaureate level"
  • Excerpt: "The minimum wage should be raised to make it possible for a head of household to earn enough to rise above the poverty level"
  • Excerpt: "Adequate healthcare for all Texans"
  • Excerpt: "Remove onerous and discriminatory voter ID laws"
  • Excerpt: "Establish equal pay for men and women for equal work"



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. Those candidates who did not receive 50% or more of the vote in their party primary on March 4 faced an additional May 27 primary runoff. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent John Frullo was unopposed in the Republican primary. Ed Tishler was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Furl defeated Tishler in the general election.[1][3][4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 84 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Frullo Incumbent 72.7% 16,913
     Democratic Ed Tishler 27.3% 6,347
Total Votes 23,260


Tishler has four children.

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