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Jackson ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2012|Texas']] [[Texas' 36th congressional district elections, 2012|36th District]]. He was defeated by [[Steve Stockman]] and [[Stephen Takach]] in the May 29, 2012, Republican primary.<ref>[http://candidates.texasgop.org/offices/united-states-representative Republican candidate list]</ref><ref>[http://enr.sos.state.tx.us/enr/results/may29_160_state.htm Unofficial Republican primary results]</ref>
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Jackson ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2012|Texas']] [[Texas' 36th Congressional District elections, 2012|36th District]]. He was defeated by [[Steve Stockman]] and [[Stephen Takach]] in the May 29, 2012, Republican primary.<ref>[http://candidates.texasgop.org/offices/united-states-representative Republican candidate list]</ref><ref>[http://enr.sos.state.tx.us/enr/results/may29_160_state.htm Unofficial Republican primary results]</ref>
  
 
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Mike Jackson
Mike Jackson.gif
Texas State Senate, District 11
Former Officeholder
In office
1999 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last election2008
First elected1998
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Texas House of Representatives
1989-1999
Personal
BirthdayAugust 20, 1953
Place of birthBaton Rouge, LA
ProfessionContractor
ReligionMethodist
CandidateVerification
Mike Jackson is a former Republican member of the Texas State Senate representing District 11 from 1999 to 2013.

Jackson attended Louisiana State University and also later attended Louisiana Technical University.

In addition to being a senator, he also holds the title of contractor and president of Force Corporation Industrial Construction and Maintenance. Prior to his position in the state senate, Jackson was a member of the Texas House of Representatives from 1989 to 1999.[1]

Jackson ran unsuccessfully for election to the U.S. House in 2012, instead of seeking re-election to the Texas State Senate.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

Mike Jackson served on the following Texas Senate committees:

2009-2010

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 36th Congressional District elections, 2012

Jackson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 36th District. He was defeated by Steve Stockman and Stephen Takach in the May 29, 2012, Republican primary.[2][3]

2008

On Nov. 4, 2008, Jackson won re-election to the 11th District Seat in the Texas State Senate, defeating opponents Joe Jaworski and Cliff Messina.[4]

Jackson raised $1,075,483 for his campaign while Jaworski raised $1,152,151 and Messina raised $0.[5]

Texas State Senate, District 11 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Mike Jackson (R) 155,722 56.48%
Joe Jaworski (D) 113,567 41.18%
Cliff Messina (L) 6,419 2.32%

Campaign donors

2012

As of May 9, 2012, Jackson raised $238,038 during the 2012 election cycle and spent $211,356, leaving him with $26,682 cash on hand. Of that, 63 percent came from individual contributions, 21 percent came from candidate self-financing, while 16 percent was from PAC contributions.[6]

2008

In 2008, a year in which Jackson was up for re-election, he collected $1,075,483 in donations. [7]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Twenty-One PAC $125,000
Bob Perry $87,500
Texans for Lawsuit Reform $66,938
Teas Oil & Gas Association $25,000

2004

In 2004, a year in which Jackson was up for re-election, he collected $409,728 in donations. [8]

His four largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
Branom, Edwin $10,000
Texas Medical Association $7,532
Union Pacific Railroad $7,500
Three separate donors each contributing: $7,000

2002

In 2002, a year in which Jackson was up for re-election, he collected $246,862 in donations. [9]

His four largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
Texas Association of Mortgage Brokers $7,750
Associated General Contractors of Texas $6,000
Texas Dental Association $5,500
Four separate donors each contributing: $5,000

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."[10] Legislators are graded along a standard grading scale, receiving grades A through F based on their performance during the legislative session.

2011

Mike Jackson received a grade of B on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

  • 2011 Taxpayer Advocate. Jackson 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."[11]

Personal

Jackson and his wife, Vickie, have two children.[12]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jerry Patterson
Texas Senate District 11
1999-2013
Succeeded by
Larry Taylor (R)