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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Jimmie Don Aycock''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Texas House of Representatives]], representing District 54. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.
  
}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Jimmie Don Aycock''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Texas House of Representatives]], representing District 54 since 2007.
 
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
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Aycock earned his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University. He is a self-employed business owner.  He served as a Captain in the United States Army from 1970-1972, and has also worked as a rancher and veterinarian.
Aycock is a self-employed business owner.  He served as a Captain in the United States Army from 1970-1972, and has also worked as a rancher and veterinarian.
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Aycock served on the Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees from 1985-1988.  He is a member of a number of organizations, including the American Veterinary Medical Association, Belted Galloway Society of the United States, National Rifle Association, Rotary International of Killeen/Heights, Texas Farm Bureau, Texas and Southwest Cattle Raisers Association, and Texas Veterinary Medical Association.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=57995 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Aycock]</ref>
 
Aycock served on the Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees from 1985-1988.  He is a member of a number of organizations, including the American Veterinary Medical Association, Belted Galloway Society of the United States, National Rifle Association, Rotary International of Killeen/Heights, Texas Farm Bureau, Texas and Southwest Cattle Raisers Association, and Texas Veterinary Medical Association.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=57995 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Aycock]</ref>
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===2011-2012===
Aycock served on the following [[Texas House of Representatives]] committees:
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==Issues==
 
===Sponsored legislation===
 
===Sponsored legislation===
 
*HB 210 - Relating to the confidentiality under the public information law of certain name and address information provided to a governmental body.
 
*HB 210 - Relating to the confidentiality under the public information law of certain name and address information provided to a governmental body.
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*HB 4719 - Relating to the creation of the Burnet County Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.<ref>[http://www.legis.state.tx.us/Reports/Report.aspx?ID=author&LegSess=81R&Code=A2145 Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Aycock]</ref>
 
*HB 4719 - Relating to the creation of the Burnet County Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.<ref>[http://www.legis.state.tx.us/Reports/Report.aspx?ID=author&LegSess=81R&Code=A2145 Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Aycock]</ref>
  
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===Campaign themes===
When asked his legislative priorities he stated, "(1) Education (2) Public Safety - Law Enforcement, Courts, Prison (3) Public Transportation Funding: I believe the recently enacted tax structure will fund these priorities if administered efficiently."<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=57995 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Aycock ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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When asked his legislative priorities he stated, "(1) Education (2) Public Safety - Law Enforcement, Courts, Prison (3) Public Transportation Funding: I believe the recently enacted tax structure will fund these priorities if administered efficiently."<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=57995 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Aycock ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
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:: ''See also: [[Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Aycock won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Texas House of Representatives]], District 54. Aycock ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and defeated [[Claudia Brown]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml Texas Secretary of State - 2012 Election and Candidate Information]</ref><ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe ''Texas Secretary of State'' Election History]</ref>
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Aycock won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012|Texas House of Representatives]], District 54. Aycock ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and defeated [[Claudia Brown]] (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml Texas Secretary of State - 2012 Election and Candidate Information]</ref><ref>[http://elections.sos.state.tx.us/elchist.exe ''Texas Secretary of State'' Election History]</ref>
  
 
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'''Jimmie Don Aycock''' received a grade of '''C+''' on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
 
'''Jimmie Don Aycock''' received a grade of '''C+''' on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
  
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=111825 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80764 2006]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=111825 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80764 2006]
 
*[http://www.txdirectory.com/online/person/?id=28287 Texas State Directory profile]
 
*[http://www.txdirectory.com/online/person/?id=28287 Texas State Directory profile]
*[http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/71104/texas-(tx)-state-representative-jimmie-don-aycock-%5Btx-house-of-representatives%5D Freedom Speaks profile]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20110926105416/http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/71104/texas-%28tx%29-state-representative-jimmie-don-aycock-%5Btx-house-of-representatives%5D Freedom Speaks profile] (Archive)
 
*[http://www.gregsopinion.com/pedia/index.php?title=HD54 Texas Political Almanac profile]
 
*[http://www.gregsopinion.com/pedia/index.php?title=HD54 Texas Political Almanac profile]
 
*[http://www.texastribune.org/directory/jimmie-don-aycock/ ''Texas Tribune'' profile & bio]
 
*[http://www.texastribune.org/directory/jimmie-don-aycock/ ''Texas Tribune'' profile & bio]

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Jimmie Don Aycock
Jimmie Don Aycock.jpg
Texas State House, District 54
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTexas A&M University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
Jimmie Don Aycock is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 54. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Aycock earned his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University. He is a self-employed business owner. He served as a Captain in the United States Army from 1970-1972, and has also worked as a rancher and veterinarian.

Aycock served on the Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees from 1985-1988. He is a member of a number of organizations, including the American Veterinary Medical Association, Belted Galloway Society of the United States, National Rifle Association, Rotary International of Killeen/Heights, Texas Farm Bureau, Texas and Southwest Cattle Raisers Association, and Texas Veterinary Medical Association.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Public Education, Chair

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Aycock served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:


Issues

  • HB 210 - Relating to the confidentiality under the public information law of certain name and address information provided to a governmental body.
  • HB 335 - Relating to stabilizing the amount of tuition charged to certain residents of this state by general academic teaching institutions.
  • HB 4710 - Relating to the creation of the Clearwater Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
  • HB 4719 - Relating to the creation of the Burnet County Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.[2]

Campaign themes

2006

When asked his legislative priorities he stated, "(1) Education (2) Public Safety - Law Enforcement, Courts, Prison (3) Public Transportation Funding: I believe the recently enacted tax structure will fund these priorities if administered efficiently."[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Aycock won re-election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 54. Aycock ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and defeated Claudia Brown (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Texas House of Representatives, District 54, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJimmie Don Aycock Incumbent 57.5% 26,910
     Democratic Claudia Brown 42.5% 19,879
Total Votes 46,789

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Aycock won re-election in District 54. He was unopposed in the March 2 Republican primary and faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.[6]

Texas House of Representatives, District 54
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jimmie Don Aycock (R) 22,111 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Aycock won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 54th District, defeating Nicolaas Kramer (L). Aycock received 33,690 votes in the election while Kramer received 9,478 votes.[7] Aycock raised $131,252 for his campaign.[8]

Texas House of Representatives, District 54
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jimmie Don Aycock (R) 33,690 78.04%
Nicolaas Kramer (L) 9,478 21.95%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Aycock received $84,626 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

Texas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jimmie Don Aycock's campaign in 2010
Border Health$5,000
Atmos Energy$3,000
Young, Charles R$2,500
Texas Classroom Teachers Association$2,500
Chickasaw Nation$2,500
Total Raised in 2010 $84,626

2008

Below are Aycock's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[10]

Contributor 2008 total
Charles C Butt $7,500
Texas Veterinary Medical Assoc $3,510
Medical Defense PAC $2,500
Texas A&M University System $2,000
Texas Electric Cooperatives $2,000

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

Jimmie Don Aycock received a grade of C+ on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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