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===2012===
 
===2012===
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|name = Raney
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|full Name = John Raney
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|org1 = Texas Oil & Gas Association
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|org2 = Steve Ogden Campaign
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|org4 = Texans For Economic Development
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|org5 = Texans For Lawsuit Reform
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===2011 special election===
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|org2 = Bonnet, Robert
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|org3 = Bonnet, Robert
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==Issues==

Revision as of 15:47, 19 July 2013

John Raney
John Raney.jpg
Texas State House, District 14
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTexas A&M University
Personal
Birthday04/04/1947
Place of birthHuntsville, TX
ProfessionFounder/Owner, Texas Aggieland Bookstore
ReligionUnited Methodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
John Raney is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in the November 8, 2011 special election. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Fred Brown (R) retired after more than 12 years in the legislature.[1]

Biography

Raney graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in marketing. In 1969, while still enrolled at Texas A&M, he founded Texas Aggieland Bookstore. Raney is a member of the National Federation of Independent Businesses, Texas Leadership Council. He is also chairman of the Private Stores Committee of the National Association of College Stores. He is also an member of the Texas Retailers Association, Executive Committee. He is married to his wife, Elizabeth. They have two children.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Higher Education
House Administration

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Raney won re-election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 14. Raney defeated Hal Hawkins in the May 29 primary election and won re-election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Raney Incumbent 60.2% 24,269
     Democratic Judy Le Unes 36.2% 14,614
     Libertarian Joshua Baker 3.6% 1,463
Total Votes 40,346


Texas House of Representatives District 14 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Raney Incumbent 81.5% 6,695
Hal Hawkins 18.5% 1,522
Total Votes 8,217

2011

See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

On November 8, Raney faced fellow Republicans Bob Yancy and Rebecca Boenigk. He also faced Libertarian Joshua Baker and Democrat Judy Webb LeUnes. Since no candidate received a majority of the vote on November 8, the top two vote getters--Yancy and Raney--proceeded to a run-off election on December 13, 2011. Raney defeated Yancy by a 3,901 to 2,834 margin.[5][6][7]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Raney is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Raney raised a total of $278,761 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.[8]

John Raney's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 14 Won $189,362
2010 Texas State House, District 14 Won $89,399
Grand Total Raised $278,761

2012

Raney won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Raney raised a total of $189,362.
Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Raney's campaign in 2012
Texas Oil & Gas Association$5,000
Steve Ogden Campaign$5,000
Texas House Leadership Fund$5,000
Texans For Economic Development$5,000
Texans For Lawsuit Reform$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$189,362
Source:Follow the Money

2011 special election

Raney won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2011. During that election cycle, Raney raised a total of $89,399.

Issues


John Raney campaign ad.

Campaign themes

2011

Raney's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[9]

  • "John Raney is conservative to the core, and will represent our values in Austin. He wants to be a voice for the people of District 14. We need a leader who knows our area like the back of his hand, and has been a part of building a better community. That leader is John Raney."

Debates

  • On October 18, candidates for District 14 participated in a debate sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Video of the debate can be found here. (See video player in upper right)
  • On October 25, candidates for District 14 participated in a second debate sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Audio of the debate can be found here.

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Fred Brown
Texas House District 14
2011 – present
Succeeded by
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