State Rep. Joe Deshotel

District 22 (D-Beaumont)

Personal Profile

Full Name: Joe Deshotel
Age: 62
Hometown: Beaumont
Race: Black
Occupation: Attorney and Contractor
Education: B.S., Lamar University; J.D., Texas Southern University
Spouse: Claudia
Religion: Catholic
Church: Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church (Houston)

Financial Statements

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Candidacy

Texas House District 22

Election Info

2014 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2012 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2012 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2010 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2008 General Election
Won with 94.46% of vote
2008 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2006 General Election
Won with 90.75% of vote
2006 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2002 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2002 Democratic Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2000 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
2000 Democratic Party Primary Election
Won with 100.00% of vote
1998 General Election
Won with 100.00% of vote

Political Profile

Current Office: Texas House of Representatives
District: 22
Party: Democratic Party
Term Expiration: 2014
Term Length: 2 years
Salary: $7,200 per year
Committees
  • Land & Resource Management (Chair)
  • Public Education
  • House Select Committee on Redistricting
Staffers
Jacquelyn Savoy Chief of staff
Melissa Quevedo Legislative Director
Christian Manuel Legislative aide
Texas House District 22 Facts
District Map (pdf)
Population & Household Profile
Education & Employment Profile
Income & Housing Profile
County Report (pdf)
City & CDP Report (pdf)
School District Report (pdf)
Zip Code Report (pdf)
Precinct Report (pdf)

Contact Info

Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @RepJoeDeshotel
Capitol Office
Room: GN.08
Address: P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
Phone: 512-463-0662
District Office
Address: One Plaza Square, Suite 203
Port Arthur, TX 77642
Phone: 409-724-0788
Follow @RepJoeDeshotel

Twitter Feed

  • RT @leticiavdp: "We need to elect Senator Van de Putte and we need to get the vote out in Jefferson County. We have to do our part here. --…

    a day ago

  • RT @quorumreport: texas ethics commission votes to require dark money groups to disclose donors : http://t.co/fy35CMbYOk #txlege

    2 days ago

  • RT @brianmrosenthal: Reminder that @GFColeman is holding #txlege hearing on #Ebola today. Notice (http://t.co/GOZwyYznHI), more details (ht…

    11 days ago

  • RT @TPPAction: The @TexasTribune has a fantastic tool for looking up local #debt. Check & see what you're on the hook for. http://t.co/LL9u

    a month ago

  • RT @leticiavdp: Leticia, a practicing pharmacist of over 30 years, has a prescription for Texas #LtGovDebate http://t.co/dQx6B1dU8n

    a month ago

  • We have to deal with problem of rising sea levels regardless of the political discussion of what has caused it. #TTFenviro #tribunefest

    a month ago

  • We can't design a barrier system to only protect industry, must include citizens who work and live in these areas. #Ttfenviro #tribunefest

    a month ago

  • RT @joethepleb: .@RepJoeDeshotel: humans are reactionary but we need to learn from history. #ttfenviro #tribunefest #txlege https://t.co/2i…

    a month ago

  • RT @closetothelege: Chairman @EstesForTexas in his first State Affairs hearing, managing a docket of tough topics with fairness and humor. …

    a month ago

  • RT @eramshaw: What's the state's strategy in the school finance case? @morgansmith sheds some light: http://t.co/MFrs1dnX2Z #txlege

    2 months ago