Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




Norma Chavez

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 16:06, 4 February 2013 by Tking (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Norma Chavez
Texas House of Representatives District 76
Former Member
Term in office began
1997
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Manager, NCN Texaco
Norma Chavez was a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 76 from 1997 through 2011.

Chavez attended San Angelo State University, University of Texas, Austin, and University of Texas, El Paso. She is the Manager of NCN Texaco.[1]

In the primary runoff held on April 13, 2010, Chavez lost to Naomi Gonzalez.[2]

Committee assignments

While in the House, Chavez served on the following committees:

  • HB 1179 - Relating to a prohibition on certain uses of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
  • HB 2169 - Relating to the establishment of additional job incentive programs by the Texas Workforce Commission using the skills development fund.
  • HB 3219 - Relating to the creation and operation of a council to increase state efforts to offer service-enriched housing through increased coordination of housing and health services.
  • HB 4074 - Relating to the requirement that governmental public notices be published in Spanish-language newspapers.[3]

Elections

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Chavez ran for re-election in District 85 but was defeated by Naomi Gonzales in the April 13 Democratic primary runoff. Gonzales faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Chavez won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 76th District. Chavez ran unopposed in the general election, and she received 26,362 votes.[4] She raised $188,746 for her campaign.[5]

Campaign donors

Below are Chavez's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
Texans for Lawsuit Reform $12,500
House Democratic Campaign Cmte $7,000
El Paso Sheriffs Officers Assoc PAC $6,350
J T Wright $4,000
T M Diamond Jr $4,000

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
'
Texas House District 76
1997–2011
Succeeded by
Naomi Gonzalez (D)