John Davis (Texas)
|Texas State House, District 129|
|1999 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||16|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Davis earned his BBA from Baylor University, BA from the University of Houston, Clear Lake, and BS from the University of Houston. He has worked as a manufacturing representative and a roofing contractor.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Davis served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Economic & Small Business Development, Chair|
|• Public Education|
Davis served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Energy Resources|
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• County Affairs|
|• Public Health|
- HB 620 - Relating to behavioral health services for children and establishment of the Children's Behavioral Health Council.
- HB 1246 - Relating to the provision of a preference in certain governmental purchasing decisions for vendors or contractors that provide health care benefits or equivalent health savings benefits to employees.
- HB 1821 - Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs.
- HB 1855 - Relating to physical activity requirements for students in public schools.
Davis ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 129. Davis defeated Mary Huls in the May 29 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives District 129 Republican Primary, 2012|
|John Davis Incumbent||77.5%||8,466|
| Texas House of Representatives, District 129 |
2010 General election results
|John Davis (R)||31,526||100%|
On November 4, 2008, Davis won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from the 129th District, receiving 33,462 votes ahead of Democrat Sherrie Matula (23,722). He raised $499,972 for his campaign; Matula raised $475,992.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 129|
|John Davis (R)||33,462||58.51%|
|Sherrie L. Matula (D)||23,722||41.48%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Davis raised a total of $259,856 in 2010. Below are his top 6 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:
|Perry, Bob J||$40,000|
|Webster Surgical Specialty Hospital||$5,000|
|Texas Healthcare Association||$5,000|
|Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice||$5,000|
|Texas Optometric Association||$5,000|
Davis raised $499,972 in 2008. His top 5 campaign contributors are listed below.
|Bob J Perry||$80,000|
|Texans for Lawsuit Reform||$38,823|
|Stars Over Texas PAC||$31,000|
|Texas Assoc of Realtors||$21,715|
|Medical Defense PAC||$10,000|
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." Legislators are graded along a standard grading scale, receiving grades A through F based on their performance during the legislative session.
John Davis received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
- John Davis's campaign website
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Davis
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 129 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile
- Texas Conservative Coalition profile
- John Davis on Facebook
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Davis
- Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Davis
- Texas GOP list of candidates for 2012 Elections
- Office of the (Texas) Secretary of State, "Race Summary Report," accessed July 12, 2012
- Official Texas Election Results
- Texas House official election results for 2008
- District 129 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
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