|Texas House of Representatives, District 12|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Texas A&M University, 1992|
|Place of birth||Pearland, TX|
Kacal earned his B.A. in Political Science from Texas A&M University in 1992. Kacal's professional experience includes working as a rancher.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kacal served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture and Livestock|
|• Environmental Regulation|
Kacal's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- "Protect Our Private Property"
- "Secure our Border with Mexico"
- "Keep Taxes Low and Control Government Spending"
- "Enhance Our Roads and Highways"
- "Defend Our 2nd Amendment Rights"
- "Uphold Traditional Family Values"
- "Improve Our Children’s Education"
Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. Those candidates who did not receive 50% or more of the vote in their party primary on March 4 faced an additional May 27 primary runoff. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Kyle Kacal defeated Timothy Delasandro in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.
Kacal won election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 12. Kacal advanced to the June 31 primary runoff where he defeated Tucker Anderson. Kacal defeated Robert Stem (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 12, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Kacal is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Kacal raised a total of $204,901 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.
|Kyle Kacal's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Texas State House, District 12||$204,901|
|Grand Total Raised||$204,901|
2012Kacal won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kacal raised a total of $204,901.
|Texas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kyle Kacal's campaign in 2012|
|Texas Farm Bureau||$38,339|
|Matthews, Ashton T||$5,000|
|Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$204,901|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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 were graded along a 0 through 100 scale in 2013 and on an A through F grading scale in 2011.
Kacal received a score of 33.6 in the 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
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- Texas House of Representatives Office Website
- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Kyle Kacal on Facebook
- Kyle Kacal on Twitter
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- kylekacal.com, Official campaign website
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current ELECTION HISTORY," accessed July 30, 2014
- The Libertarian Party of Texas, "2014 Texas Representative Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
- Green Party of Texas, "Greens Release Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State - 2012 Election and Candidate Information
- Office of the (Texas) Secretary of State, "Race Summary Report," accessed July 12, 2012
- Follow the Money, "Kacal, Kyle J," accessed July 19, 2013
- Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index," accessed February 22, 2014
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