Geanie Morrison

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Geanie Morrison
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Texas State House, District 30
Incumbent
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Geanie Morrison is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 30 since 1999.

Morrison is involved with a number of organizations, including the Blue Ribbon Commission on Higher Education - National Council of State Legislatures, Commitment to Excellence Steering Committee - Texas Education Reform Foundation, Education Committee - National Council of State Legislatures, Junior League of Victoria, and Southern Regional Education Board.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Elections, Chair
Insurance

2011-2012

Morrison served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:

  • HB 2422 - Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.
  • HB 2425 - Relating to engineering recruitment programs at public or private institutions of higher education and to certain degree programs at public junior colleges.
  • HB 3792 - Relating to financial assistance for resident undergraduate and graduate students.
  • HB 3793 - Relating to establishing a health and wellness initiative program to reduce health plan costs for certain public employees.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Morrison won re-election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 30. Morrison ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and defeated Alex Hernandez, Jr. (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 30, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGeanie Morrison Incumbent 68.3% 38,304
     Democratic Alex Hernandez, Jr. 31.7% 17,750
Total Votes 56,054

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Morrison won re-election unopposed to the 30th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the March 2nd primary, and she had no opponent in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Texas House of Representatives, District 30
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Geanie Morrison (R) 29,045 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Morrison won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 30th District. Morrison ran unopposed in the general election, and she received 38,869 votes.[6] Morrison raised $175,059 for her campaign.[7]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Morrison received $151,825 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Texas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Geanie Morrison's campaign in 2010
Boozalis, Debra K$4,000
Friends Of The University Of Houston$3,500
Thompson, Chris & Tenna$3,038
American Electric Power$3,000
Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association$2,671
Total Raised in 2010 $151,825

2008

Below are Morrison's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[9]

Contributor 2008 total
Texas Tech Alumni & Friends $5,000
Texas Optometric Assoc $4,000
Koch Industries $4,000
Texas A&M University System $3,500
Winstead Sechrest & Minick $3,500

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

2011

Geanie Morrison received a grade of B+ on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

  • 2011 Taxpayer Advocate. Morrison was named a "2011 Taxpayer Advocate," which is "An award presented to by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility to legislators based on their strong rating on the most recent Fiscal Responsibility Index."[11]

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Political offices
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Texas House District 30
1999–present
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