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Eddie Lucio

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Eddie Lucio
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Texas State Senate, District 27
Incumbent
In office
1991 - Present
Term ends
January 10, 2017
Years in position 23
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionPharmacy
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Eddie Lucio, Jr. has been a Democratic member of the Texas State Senate representing District 27 since 1991.[1]

Lucio graduated with a B.S. from The University of Texas Pan American and was a House member from 1986 to 1990.

In addition to being a senator, Lucio is also President/Chief Executive Officer of Rio Shelters, Incorporated. Prior to this position, he was also advertising executive. Lucio has also served as the Cameron County Commissioner from 1979 to 1982 and also held the position of Cameron County Treasurer in 1970.[2]

District 27

Eddie Lucio represents District 27, which includes the county of Hidalgo, Texas.[3] Lucio will not be seeking re-election for the U.S. House seat in the 2012 election.[4]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Business & Commerce
Education, Vice-chair
Finance
State Affairs

2011-2012

Edie Lucio served on the following Texas Senate committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2012

Lucio ran in the 2012 election for Texas State Senate, District 27. Lucio ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

2008

On Nov. 4, 2008, Lucio won re-election to the 27th District Seat in the Texas State Senate.[6]

Lucio raised $401,564 for his campaign.[7]

Texas State Senate, District 27 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Eddie Lucio (D) 111,596 100%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

In 2008, a year in which Lucio was up for re-election, he collected $401,564 in donations. [8]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Texans for Lawsuit Reform $25,667
Border Health $25,000
Bob Perry $23,000
Texas Association of Realtors $12,500

2004

In 2004, a year in which Lucio was up for re-election, he collected $274,028 in donations. [9]

His largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
Texans for Lawsuit Reform $6,000
A total of six donors each contributing: $5,000

2002

In 2002, a year in which Lucio was up for re-election, he collected $419,633 in donations. [10]

His largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
Lucio Jr., Eddie $6,000
Lucio Jr., Senator Eduardo $5,000
Perry, Bob J. and Doylene $13,500
Texans for Lawsuit Reform $7,500
Texas Association of Mortgage Brokers $7,300

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

2011

Eddie Lucio received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

Personal

Lucio was born on January 20, 1946 in Brownsville, Tx. He and his wife, Minnie, have two children: Lynda Anne and Eddie.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Texas Senate District 27
1991-present
Succeeded by
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