|Texas State House, District 58|
|2005 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||10|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Alaska|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Scorecards
- 7 External links
- 8 References
Orr is Broker & Owner of Orr & Associates Real Estate. He is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, Burleson Convention and Visitor's Bureau, House Research Organization Steering Committee, Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute, and Johnson County Economic Development Commission.
He also served as President of the Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors and is an Elder/Sunday School Teacher at Saint Matthew Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Orr served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Business & Industry|
Orr served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Business & Industry, Vice-chair|
|• Local & Consent|
|• Pensions, Investments & Financial Services|
- HB 4 - Relating to eminent domain, including certain limitations, procedures, and standards relating to the use of eminent domain
- HB 1043 - Relating to the creation of business opportunities for certain former foster children.
- HB 1162 - Relating to regulating the collection or solicitation of donated goods subsequently sold by for-profit entities or individuals; providing a civil penalty.
On his webiste Orr lists his top legislative priorities:
- Ensuring Excellence in Texas Education
- Promoting Jobs and Reducing Taxes
- Cracking down on Illegal Immigration
- Improving Roads and Transportation
- Protecting Private Property Rights
- Standing for Conservative Texas Values
- Protecting the Integrity of Our Elections
Orr ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 58. Orr ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Orr won re-election in District 58. He defeated Ted Reynolds in the March 2 Republican primary and then defeated Democrat John Greene and Libertarian Tom Stewart in the November 2 general election.
| Texas House of Representatives, District 58 |
2010 General election results
|Rob Orr (R)||25,537||75.72%|
|John Greene (D)||7,408||20.37%|
|Tom Stewart (L)||1,418||3.89%|
On November 4, 2008, Orr won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 58th District, defeating Greg Kauffman (D) and Tom Stewart (L). Orr received 39,697 votes in the election while Kauffman received 14,749 votes, and Stewart received 1,825 votes. Orr raised $265,254 for his campaign; Kauffman raised $7,397.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 58|
|Rob Orr (R)||39,697||70.54%|
|Greg Kauffman (D)||14,749||26.21%|
|Tom Stewart (L)||1,825||3.24%|
Orr raised $187,622 for his campaign while Kauffman raised $166 and Stewart raised $0.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 58 (2006)|
|Greg Kauffman (D)||11,419|
|Rob Orr (R)||21,766|
|Tom Stewart (L)||1,497|
Orr raised $190,513 for his campaign while Kauffman raised $2,502.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 12 (2004)|
|Greg Kauffman (D)||16,020|
|Rob Orr (R)||37,001|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Orr raised a total of $243,273 in 2010. Below are Orr's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:
|Texas Association of Realtors||$12,500|
|Perry, Bob J.||$10,000|
|Texans for Lawsuit Reform||$9,075|
|Rural Friends of Electric Cooperatives||$4,000|
In the 2008 election, Orr raised a total of $265,254.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Texas Association of Realtors||$8,096|
|Texas Association of Home Builders||$3,500|
|Texas Electric Cooperatives||$3,500|
In the 2006 election, Orr raised a total of $187,622. 
His five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Texas Association Of Realtors||$3,500|
In the 2004 election, Orr raised a total of $190,513. 
His five largest contributors in 2004 were:
|Texas Association of Realtors||$53,000|
|All Children Matter||$10,000|
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 are graded along a standard grading scale, receiving grades A through F based on their performance during the legislative session.
Rob Orr received a grade of B+ on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
- 2011 Taxpayer Advocate. Orr 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."
- Rob Orr's campaign website
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Orr
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Official Campaign Contributions
- Follow The Money, Campaign Contributions: 2010 2008, 2006, 2004
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 58 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile
- Texas Conservative Coalition profile
- Rob Orr on Facebook
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Orr
- Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Orr
- Rob Orr Issues
- Texas GOP list of candidates for 2012 Elections
- Texas Secretary of State Election History
- Official Texas Election Results
- Texas House official election results for 2008
- District 58 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- Texas House official election results for 2006
- District 58 Texas House candidate funds, 2006
- Texas House official election results for 2004
- District 12 Texas House candidate funds, 2004
- Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2006 Campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2004 Campaign contributions
- Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
- Empower Texans, "2011 Taxpayer Advocates
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