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Lois Kolkhorst
Lois Kolkhorst.jpg
Texas State House, District 13
Incumbent
In office
2001 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Lois Kolkhorst is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 13. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

Biography

Kolkhorst is the Owner/Operator of Kolkhorst Petroleum. She previously worked as Chief Executive Officer for the Washington County Chamber of Commerce/Economic Development Foundation of Brenham from 1995-2000, and as Director of Marketing for the Athletics Administration of Texas Christian University from 1988-1996.

She is a member of the Texas Christian University Lady Frogs Golf Team.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
County Affairs
Public Health, Chair

2011-2012

Kolkhorst served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:

Issues

  • HB 5 - Relating to the Health Care Compact, which would provide states greater control over federal Medicare and Medicaid programs.[2] In July 2011, Gov. Rick Perry signed into law SB 7 that contained compact language from HB 5 as well as other health care changes.
  • HB 13 - Relating to the Medicaid program and alternate methods of providing health services to low-income persons in this state. Would provide a statewide alternative in Texas to the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.[3]
  • HB 504 - Relating to the creation of an offense for a parent's contribution to a child's failure to comply with a sentence or court order relating to a disruptive activity or disruption of class on school property.
  • HB 518 - Relating to programs to provide student loan repayment assistance for certain correctional officers, for certain speech-language pathologists and audiologists, and for certain mathematics and science teachers.
  • HB 1275 - Relating to the authority to impose a county hotel occupancy tax.
  • HB 2379 - Relating to the establishment of an adult stem cell research program.[4]

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kolkhorst ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 13. Kolkhorst ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election. She was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kolkhorst won re-election unopposed to the 13th District seat in 2010.[7] She had no opposition in the March 2nd primary, and she had no opposition in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.

Texas House of Representatives, District 13
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Lois Kolkhorst (R) 31,741 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kolkhorst won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 13th District. Kolkhorst ran unopposed in the general election, and she received 41,376 votes.[8] Kolkhorst raised $253,284 for her campaign.[9]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kolkhorst is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Kolkhorst raised a total of $1,552,893 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.[10]

Lois Kolkhorst's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Texas State House, District 13 Won $276,622
2010 Texas State House, District 13 Won $413,769
2008 Texas State House, District 13 Won $253,284
2006 Texas State House, District 13 Won $201,986
2004 Texas State House, District 13 Won $168,548
2002 Texas State House, District 13 Won $60,508
2000 Texas State House, District 13 Won $178,176
Grand Total Raised $1,552,893

2012

Kolkhorst won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kolkhorst raised a total of $276,622.

2010

Kolkhorst won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Kolkhorst raised a total of $413,769.

2008

Kolkhorst won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Kolkhorst raised a total of $253,284.

2006

Kolkhorst won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Kolkhorst raised a total of $201,986.

2004

Kolkhorst won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Kolkhorst raised a total of $168,548.

2002

Kolkhorst won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Kolkhorst raised a total of $60,508.

2000

Kolkhorst won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Kolkhorst raised a total of $178,176.

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

Lois Kolkhorst received a grade of B+ on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

  • 2011 Taxpayer Advocate. Kolkhorst was named a "2011 Taxpayer Advocate," which is "An award presented to by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility to legislators based on their strong rating on the most recent Fiscal Responsibility Index."[12]

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