Florence Shapiro

Florence Shapiro

Florence Donald Shapiro (born May 2, 1948) is an American politician from Texas. Shapiro is a Republican member of the Texas Senate, from 1993 to 1995 representing the 2nd Senatorial District and since 1995 representing the 8th Senatorial District which includes several cities, towns, and other outlying areas of the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex.

Shapiro previously served as Senate State Affairs Committee chair and since 2003 has chaired the Senate Education Committee. Her series of bills known as Ashley's Laws, which severely punishes sexual predators, quickly became national benchmarks in the fight against sex offenders. Shapiro's work earned her the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault's "Champion for Social Change Award". and the Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas's "Legislator of the Year Award" in 2008.

President George W. Bush appointed her to serve on the Honorary Delegation to accompany him to Jerusalem for the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the State of Israel in May 2008.

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Florence Shapiro - Election History - 1992
... Votes % ±% Democratic Ted Lyon 96,746 40.08 Republican Florence Shapiro 129,229 53.54 Libertarian Richard C ... primary runoff, 1992 Senate District 2 Candidate Votes % ±% Don Kent 7,609 49.40 ? Florence Shapiro 7,793 50.59 Majority 184 1.19 Turnout 15,402 Republican primary, 1992 Senate District 2 Candidate Votes ...
Texas Senate, District 2 - Election History - Previous Elections - 1992
... Ted Lyon 96,746 40.08 Republican Florence Shapiro 129,229 53.54 Libertarian Richard C. 1992 Senate District 2 Candidate Votes % ±% Don Kent 7,609 49.40 ✓ Florence Shapiro 7,793 50.59 Majority 184 1.19 Turnout 15,402 Republican primary, 1992 Senate District 2 Candidate Votes % ±% ✓ Don Kent 12,74 ...

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