Jim McReynolds

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Jim McReynolds
Texas House of Representatives District 12
Former member
Term in office began
1997
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Owner, Chapparel Energy Incorporated


Jim McReynolds was a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives. He represented District 12 from 1997 to 2010.

McReynolds is currently owns Chapparel Energy Incorporated. He has previously worked as a History Professor at Stephen F. Austin State University, Research Assistant to Miss Ima Hogg, Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, and a Public School Teacher in the Port Arthur Independent School District.

He serves on the Board of the Boys and Girls Club, is a member of the Philosophical Society of Texas, and founder/member of Project Belize.[1]

Committee assignments

  • HB 1130 - Relating to expansion of the minimum salary schedule for certain professional public school employees.
  • HB 1670 - Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
  • HB 3595 - Relating to the provision of drug court programs in this state.
  • HB 3962 - Relating to the regulation of controlled substances.[2]

Elections

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

McReynolds ran for re-election to the 12th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the March 2nd primary. Republican James White defeated McReynolds in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Texas House of Representatives, District 12
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png James White (R) 20,958 57.63%
Jim McReynolds (D) 15,405 42.36%

2008

On November 4, 2008 McReynolds won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 12th District, defeating Van Brookshire (R).[4]

McReynolds raised $263,843 for his campaign; Brookshire raised $19,227 [5]

Texas House of Representatives, District 12 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim McReynolds (D) 28,760
Van Brookshire (R) 21,647

2006

On November 4, 2006 McReynolds won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 12th District, defeating Jody Anderson (R) and Donald Keith (L).[6]

McReynolds raised $315,628 for his campaign while Anderson raised $387,828 and Keith raised $0.[7]

Texas House of Representatives, District 12 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim McReynolds (D) 20,747
Jody Anderson (R) 15,707
Donald Keith (L) 873

2004

On November 4, 2004 McReynolds won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 12th District, defeating Billy Clemons (R).[8]

McReynolds raised $334,708 for his campaign while Anderson raised $284,944.[9]

Texas House of Representatives, District 12 (2004)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim McReynolds (D) 24,974
Billy Clemons (R) 23,954

2002

On November 4, 2002 McReynolds won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 12th District, defeating Dan Ingle (R).[10]

McReynolds raised $171,358 for his campaign while Ingle raised $11,025.[11]

Texas House of Representatives, District 12 (2002)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim McReynolds (D) 20,053
Dale Ingle (R) 12,740

2000

On November 4, 2000 McReynolds won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 17th District, unopposed.[12]

McReynolds raised $90,539 for his campaign.[13]

Texas House of Representatives, District 17 (2000)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim McReynolds (D) 32,522

1998

On November 4, 1998 McReynolds won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 17th District, defeating Les Chambers (R).[14]

McReynolds raised $170,544 for his campaign while Ingle raised $38,598.[15]

Texas House of Representatives, District 17 (1998)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim McReynolds (D) 18,771
Les Chambers (R) 10,737

1996

On November 4, 1996 McReynolds won election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 17th District, defeating incumbent Billy Clemons (R).[16]

Texas House of Representatives, District 17 (1996)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim McReynolds (D) 20,976
Billy Clemons (R) 19,906

Campaign donors

2010

As of April 3, 2010, McReynolds has raised $22,187 for his 2010 re-election campaign.[17] For updated figures, check the Texas Ethics Commission Filings.

His top six contributors in 2010 are:

Donor Amount
Texas Medical Association $2,500
Temple-Inland $1,500
Texas Dental Association $1,000
Time Warner $1,000
Independent Bankers Association Of Texas $1,000
Texas Geo Group Inc $1,000

2008

In the 2008 election, McReynolds raised a total of $263,843.[18]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Texans For Insurance Reform $21,000
Texas 20/20 $20,000
Texas Classroom Teachers Association $10,500
Texas Association Of Realtors $7,500
Texas Electric Cooperatives $7,000

2006

In the 2006 election, McReynolds raised a total of $315,628. [19]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Texans For Insurance Reform $64,461
Texas 20/20 PAC $15,000
Texas Association Of Realtors $9,000
Four Donors, Each Donating $5,000 $5,000

2004

In the 2004 election, McReynolds raised a total of $334,708. [20]

His six largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
Texans For Insurance Reform $98,261
House Democratic Campaign CMTE $16,250
Texas Classroom Teachers Association $7,000
Pilgrim, Lonnie A (Bo) $5,000
Texas State Teachers Association $5,000
Cannon, Ernest $5,000

2002

In the 2002 election, McReynolds raised a total of $171,358. [21]

His five largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
Texas Democratic Party $24,918
Umphrey, Walter $5,000
Democratic Senatorial Campaign CMTE/DSCC $4,000
Temple-Inland $3,500
Texas Classroom Teachers Association $3,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Texas House District 12
1997–2010
Succeeded by
James White(R)