Scott Hochberg

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Scott Hochberg
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Texas State House, District 137
Former Officeholder
In office
1993 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1992
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayOctober 02, 1953
Place of birthHouston, TX
ReligionJewish
CandidateVerification
Scott Hochberg is a former Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 137 from 1993 to 2013.

Hochberg is co-founder of an electronic manufacturing firm and owner/operator of a software development company.

He sits on the Board of the American Jewish Committee and Anti-Defamation League, and is a member of the National Conference of State Legislatures, Sharpstown Civic Association, Southern Legislative Conference, and Leadership Houston.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

Scott Hochberg served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:

  • HB 824 - Relating to the imposition of conditions on and access to case records regarding a child adjudicated of having engaged in conduct that constitutes the commission of a hate crime.
  • HB 828 - Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students with disabilities.
  • HB 1265 - Relating to the information about certain candidates required to be filed with the secretary of state.
  • HB 1298 - Relating to certain standardized assessment instruments used by school districts.[2]

Elections

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hochberg won re-election in District 137. He was unopposed in the March 2 Republican primary and defeated Republican Sylvia Spivey in the November 2 general election.[3]

Texas House of Representatives, District 137
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Hochberg (D) 6,151 58.71%
Sylvia Spivey (R) 4,325 41.28%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hochberg won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from the 137th District, receiving 12,233 votes ahead of Libertarian Alex Cresswell (1,473).[4] He raised $139,201 for his campaign.[5]

Texas House of Representatives, District 137
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Hochberg (D) 12,233 89.25%
Alex Cresswell (L) 1,473 10.74%

2006

On November 4, 2006 Hochberg won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 137th District, defeating Slyvia Spivey (D).[6]

Hochberg raised $189,764 for his campaign while Spivey raised 61,809.[7]

Texas House of Representatives, District 137 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Hochberg (D) 5,201
Sylvia Spivey (R) 3,792

2004

On November 4, 2004 Hochberg won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 137th District, defeating Ann Witt (R).[8]

Hochberg raised $293,594 for his campaign while Anderson raised $406,947.[9]

Texas House of Representatives, District 137 (2004)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Hochberg (D) 10,565
Ann Wit (R) 8,095

2002

On November 4, 2002 Hochberg won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 137th District, defeating Dionne Roberts.[10]

Hochberg raised $208,800 for his campaign while Roberts raised $ 168,424.[11]

Texas House of Representatives, District 137 (2002)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Hochberg (D) 6,292
Dionne Roberts (R) 5,200

2000

On November 4, 2000 Hochberg won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 132nd District, unopposed.[12]

Hochberg raised $79,078 for his campaign.[13]

Texas House of Representatives, District 132 (2000)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Hochberg (D) 30,755

1998

On November 4, 1998 Hochberg won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 132nd District, unopposed.[14]

Hochberg raised $55,996 for his campaign while Ingle raised $38,598.[15]

Texas House of Representatives, District 132 (1998)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Hochberg (D) 18,559

1996

On November 4, 1996 Hochberg won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 132nd District, defeating Ken Zimmern (R) (D).[16]

Texas House of Representatives, District 132 (1996)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Hochberg (D) 20,976
Ken Simmern (R) 13,705

1994

On November 4, 1994 Hochberg won election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 132nd District, defeating Orlando Sanchez.[17]

Texas House of Representatives, District 132 (1992)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Hochberg (D) 23,784
Scott Hochberg 18,835

1992

On November 4, 1996 Hochberg won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 137th District, defeating Ken Zimmern (R) (D).[18]

Texas House of Representatives, District 137 (1996)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Hochberg (D) 20,976
Ken Simmern (R) 13,705

Campaign donors

2010

Hochberg raised a total of $182,170 in 2010. Below are Hochberg's top 4 campaign contributors in the 2010 election:[19]

Contributor 2010 total
Abraham, Salem $7,205
Texas Trial Lawyers Association $7,000
Chickasaw Nation $6,000
AFSME $6,000

2008

In the 2008 election, Hochberg raised a total of $139,201.[20]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Butt, Charles C $7,500
Luminant $6,500
Lamantia Jr, Joe V $6,250
Texans for Economic Development $5,000
Texas Classroom Teachers Association $4,500

2006

In the 2006 election, Hochberg raised a total of $189,764. [21]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
River Oaks Area Democratic Women $5,000
Association of Texas Professional Educators $5,000
Texas State Teachers Association $5,000
Texas Classroom Teachers Association $5,000
Maxxam $4,500

2004

In the 2004 election, Hochberg raised a total of $293,594. [22]

His five largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
Texans for Insurance Reform $21,000
House Democratic Party Campaign CMTE $20,000
Texas Classroom Teachers Association $10,000
Huddleston, Albert D $10,000
Cannon, Ernest $10,000

2002

In the 2002 election, raised a total of $208,800. [23]

His five largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
Texas Democratic Party $27,418
Texas State Teachers Association $6,000
Friends of Baylor Medicine $5,000
Texas Classroom Teachers Association $5,000
Hochberg, Lindsey $4,732

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

2011

Scott Hochberg received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Texas House District 137
1993–2013
Succeeded by
Gene Wu (D)