Joe Montemayor

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Joe Montemayor
Candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 127

Political party Democratic
Profession INS Officer, Small Business Owner
Website Campaign website
Joe Montemayor was a Democratic candidate for the District 127 in the Texas House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010, state legislative elections.

Education

  • AA, Criminal Justice, Houston Community College
  • Attended, Criminal Justice/Immigration Law, Federal Law Enforcement Academy[1]


Professional Experience

  • Owner/Consultant, J & N Consulting Services, 2005-2008
  • Deportation Officer/Instructor, Department of Homeland Security, 1978-2005
  • Aviation Electrician 3rd Class, United States Navy, 1974-1978[1]

Political Experience

  • Candidate, Texas House of Representatives, District 127, 2008
  • Election Judge, Harris County, 2006, 2007
  • Precinct Chair, Harris County Democratic Party, 2005[1]

Issues


Montemayor campaign speech

Montemayor outlines his views on the following issues on his campaign site:

Fund Public Education

Excerpt:"The Austin idealogues have failed to prepare Texas school kids for college and the workforce. We need leadership that will take bold steps to fully fund our schools and improve student performance."

Expand Our Workforce

Excerpt:"Our community colleges and universities are under-funded. Student financial aid continues to lose value, while tuition skyrockets. We must make college affordable–it is an investment in the future of Texas.

Create Jobs Now

Excerpt:"Small businesses must be given the incentives to create the jobs in which Texans will thrive. Growing the middle class lowers taxes, but almost two decades of Rick Perry and Joe Crabb have protected corporations and left mom and pop businesses to fend for themselves."

Smart Crime-Fighting

Excerpt:"Invest in the tools and human intelligence needed to effectively bring down major crime organizations and improve neighborhoods. We need smart policing that is respected by the community and feared by the criminals."


Montemayor campaign speech

Stop the Waste

Excerpt:"Texas agencies must create efficiencies to work better and smarter. And we must stop corporate welfare boondoggles and cronyism promoted by Rick Perry and his Capitol lobbyist-friends."[2]

Elections

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Montemayor lost election to Texas House of Representatives District 127. He was unopposed in the March 2 Democratic primary and was defeated by Republican candidate Dan Huberty in the November 2 general election.[3]

Texas House of Representatives, District 127
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Huberty (R) 37,725 75.25%
Joe Montemayor (D) 12,406 24.74%

Campaign donors

2010

In the last fundraising period, Montemayor raised $1,270.[4]

2008

In his failed 2008 election bid, Montemayor raised a total of $22,400.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Garcia, Blanca $2,500
Medellin, A S $2,150
Medellin, A S $2,000
Kingwoood Area Democrats Club $1,750
Medellin, A S $1,500

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