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Rep. Ernest Bailes



District:HD 18 (R)
Phone:(512) 463-0570
Email:ernest.bailes@house.texas.gov
Facebook:@bailesfortexas
Twitter:@Bailesfortx


QUICK SUMMARY for Rep. Ernest Bailes
(Hardin, Liberty, Montgomery, San Jacinto Counties)
Voted YES on Impeachment of our Attorney General
Received $184,534.28 from Top 5 Donors in 2022 Cycle
Sided with Over 80 Lobby Groups 78.68% of the Time
Joined Democrats on 34.47% of Contested, Partisan Votes
Usually Opposes Republicans more than Democrats (All Votes)


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Committees and Groups

House Committee on Culture, Recreation & Tourism
House Committee on Energy Resources


Impeachment Vote: YES
Top 5 Contributors
for the 2022 Election Cycle

$89,604.74
Dade Phelan

$32,270.63
Texas REALTORS Political Action Committee

$28,000.00
Texas Sands PAC

$18,658.91
Associated Republicans of Texas Campaign Fund

$16,000.00
Texas Dairymen PAC

Sided with Over 80 Lobby Groups
78.68% of the Time

Voted with Democrats
34.47% on Contested Votes

Registered No on 0 out of 894
Local and Consent Bills (0%)

Disagrees Most Often With:

1RCain, Briscoe34.48%
2RToth, Steve34.10%
3RTinderholt, Tony33.91%
4DRamos, Ana-Maria31.60%
5RSchaefer, Matt28.50%
6RVasut, Cody28.44%
7RHarrison, Brian28.31%
8DMorales, Christina27.78%
9DHinojosa, Gina27.05%
10DGonzález, Jessica26.77%
11RSlawson, Shelby26.31%
12RWilson, Terry26.02%
13DRose, Toni26.01%
14DGoodwin, Vikki25.92%
15DWu, Gene25.90%
The 15 reps above are depicted on the left side of the bar below. The bar depicts, with colored lines, all of the House reps in order of disagreement - from left to right.

 Disagreement: 8R - 7D  Agreement

35 Bills Authored
0 GOP Priority Bills Authored

2166 Record Votes Cast

22 Statements of Vote (Change)
20 Change Statements
2 Away Statements

Rice University Analysis: Ideological Scoring
Rice University Professor Mark Jones' scoring of House members, on a liberal to conservative scale, based on votes cast during each regular session.

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