Geanie Morrison

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Geanie Morrison
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Texas House of Representatives, 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 W. Morrison is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 30. She was first elected to the chamber in 1998.

Biography

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:

Issues

  • 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

2014

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives will take 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 will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Geanie Morrison was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[3][4][5]

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.[6][7]

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.[8]

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.[9] Morrison raised $175,059 for her campaign.[10]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Morrison is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Morrison raised a total of $1,279,368 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.[11]

Geanie Morrison's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 30 Won $162,158
2010 Texas State House, District 30 Won $151,825
2008 Texas State House, District 30 Won $175,059
2006 Texas State House, District 30 Won $215,293
2004 Texas State House, District 30 Won $165,050
2002 Texas State House, District 30 Won $106,495
2000 Texas State House, District 30 Won $84,136
1998 Texas State House, District 30 Won $219,352
Grand Total Raised $1,279,368

2012

Morrison won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Morrison raised a total of $162,158.
Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Geanie Morrison's campaign in 2012
Friends Of The University Of Texas$5,000
Texas Association Of Realtors$5,000
Bohn, Brett$3,500
Friends Of The University Of Houston$3,000
American Electric Power$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$162,158
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Morrison won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Morrison raised a total of $$151,825.

2008

Morrison won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Morrison raised a total of $175,059.

2006

Morrison won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Morrison raised a total of $215,293.

2004

Morrison won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Morrison raised a total of $165,050.

2002

Morrison won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Morrison raised a total of $106,495.

2000

Morrison won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Morrison raised a total of $84,136.

1998

Morrison won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Morrison raised a total of $219,352.

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."[12] Legislators were graded along a 0 through 100 scale in 2013 and on an A through F grading scale in 2011.

2013

Morrison received a score of 56.1 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index, compared to the grade of B+ that Morrison received for the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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."[13]

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Texas House District 30
1999–present
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