Stephen Frost

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Stephen Frost
Texas House of Representatives District 1
Former member
Term in office began
2005
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney


Stephen Frost was a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives. He represented District 1 from 2005 to 2010.

Frost works as an Attorney with Thompson and Frost. He is a member of the Elections Committee for the National Conference of State Legislatures, and Past President of the Atlanta Area Rotary Club and Cass County Bar Association.[1]

Education

JD, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, 1997 BS, History, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University, Texarkana Attended, Texarkana College

Issue positions

Frost did not provide answers to the 2010 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Committee assignments

Legislation

Bills Authored

  • HB 1074 - Relating to the use of bulletproof glass in certain vehicles purchased by the Department of Public Safety.
  • HB 1076 - Relating to the creation of the offense of obstruction of or retaliation against a process server.
  • HB 1147 - Relating to conduct constituting the offense of dog fighting and to the criminal and civil consequences of committing that offense.
  • HB 1301 - Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer.
  • HB 3604 - Relating to the evaluation of potential foster parents and adoptive parents.
  • HB 3867 - Relating to allocation of responsibility for damages arising out of the sale or service of alcoholic beverages.[3]

For a complete list of bills authored and joint-authored by Stephen Frost, click here.

Bills Sponsored

  • SB 730 - Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer.
  • SB 1414 - Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing penalties.
  • SB 1711 - Relating to the use of reservoirs for sediment control or to satisfy certain environmental and safety requirements at surface mining operations.[4]


For a complete list of bills sponsored and joint-sponsored by Stephen Frost, click here.

Elections

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Frost ran for re-election to the 1st District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the March 2nd primary. George Lavender ran for the seat on the Republican ticket, and Trent Gale ran for the seat as an Independent. Frost was defeated by Republican challenger George Lavender in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Texas House of Representatives, District 1
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png George Lavender (R) 18,575 51.51%
Stephen Frost (D) 14,717 40.81%
Trent Gale (I) 2,766 7.67%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Frost won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 1st District, defeating George Lavender (R) and Tim Eason (L). Frost received 29,598 votes in the election while Lavender received 24,853 votes, and Eason received 781 votes.[6] Frost raised $200,917 for his campaign; Lavender raised $41,622.[7]

Texas House of Representatives, District 1
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Frost (D) 29,598 53.58%
George Lavender (R) 24,853 44.99%
Tim Eason (L) 781 1.41%


2006

On November 4, 2006, Frost won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives, District 1, defeating opponent Tim Eason (L).[8]

Frost raised $43,817 for his campaign while Eason raised $0.[9]

Texas State House of Representatives, District 1 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Frost (D) 21,841
Tim Eason (L) 3,324

2004

On November 4, 2004, Frost won election to the Texas House of Representatives, District 1, defeating opponent H.E. Pete Snow (R).[10]

Frost raised $360,414 for his campaign while Snow raised $405,992.[11]

Texas State House of Representatives, District 1 (2004)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Frost (D) 28,495
H.E. Pete Snow (R) 25,463

Campaign donors

2010

As of April, 2010, Frost has raised $14,900 for his 2010 re-election campaign.[12] For updated figures, check this candidate's Texas Ethics Commission Filings.

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
American Electric Power $2,000
Raytheon $1,500
4 Contributors, Each Donating $1,000[12] $1,000
12 Contributors, Each Donating $500[12] $500

2008

In the 2008 election, Frost raised a total of $200,197. [13]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Texas 20/20 PAC $20,000
Nix Patterson & Roach $20,000
John Jones $12,500
John Jones $10,000
Bill Ward $10,000

2006

In the 2006 election, Frost raised a total of $43,817. [14]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Ward, Bill $12,500
Licensed Beverage Distributors $4,000
BG Distribution Partners $3,000
Patton Roberts Mcwilliams & Capshaw $2,000
American Electric Power $2,000

2004

In the 2004 election, Frost raised a total of $360,414. [15]

His five largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
Texans For Insurance Reform $93,011
Frost, Stephen J $38,113
Joyce, F E $20,000
Nix Patterson & Roach $20,000
Texas Democratic Party $14,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Texas House District 1
2005–2010
Succeeded by
George Lavender(R)