J.D. Sheffield

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J.D. Sheffield
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Texas House of Representatives, District 59
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
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
J.D. Sheffield is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives representing District 59 since 2013.

Issues

Campaign themes

Sheffield's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

  • "Fight for low taxes and small government."
  • "Secure our border and stop illegal immigration."
  • "Oppose Obama’s attack on our healthcare freedom."
  • "Defend our Second Amendment rights."
  • "Improve our schools through local control."
  • "Stop skyrocketing tuition at Texas public universities."
  • "Stand up for the unborn and traditional marriage."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Corrections
Public Health
Rules & Resolutions

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sheffield won election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 59. Sheffield advanced to the July 31 primary runoff where he defeated incumbent Sid Miller. Sheffield defeated Bill Norris (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 59, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJ.D. Sheffield 78.2% 36,706
     Democratic Bill Norris 21.8% 10,212
Total Votes 46,918
Texas House of Representatives District 59 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSid Miller (advanced to runoff) Incumbent 42.5% 7,778
Green check mark transparent.pngJ.D. Sheffield (advanced to runoff) 41.5% 7,599
Mike Jones 16% 2,932
Total Votes 18,309

2010

In 2010, Sheffield ran for election to District 59 of the Texas House of Representatives. He was defeated by Sid Miller in the March 2 Republican primary election.

Campaign donors

2012

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sid Miller (R)
Texas House District 59
2013–present
Succeeded by
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