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Jerome Tilghman

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Quick Facts
Personal Details

Jerome Tilghman is running for election to the El Paso Independent School District school board to represent District 5 in Texas. He is on the ballot in the general election on May 1, 2021.

Tilghman was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 16th Congressional District of Texas. He was defeated in the Democratic primary on May 29, 2012.

Education

Professional Experience

  • Radio/Television/Professional Writer, El Paso Times/Herald Post
  • Experience, Teacher
  • Served, United States Military

Political Experience

  • Radio/Television/Professional Writer, El Paso Times/Herald Post
  • Experience, Teacher
  • Served, United States Military
  • Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 16, 2018
  • Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 16, 2012

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

  • Radio/Television/Professional Writer, El Paso Times/Herald Post
  • Experience, Teacher
  • Served, United States Military
  • Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 16, 2018
  • Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 16, 2012
  • Member, Chamber of Commerce
Policy Positions

2021

Abortion

Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation?
- Unknown Position

Budget

1. In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?
- Unknown Position

2. In order to balance the budget, do you support reducing defense spending?
- Unknown Position

Campaign Finance

Do you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?
- Unknown Position

Economy

1. Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?
- Unknown Position

2. Do you support lowering corporate taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?
- Unknown Position

Education

Do you support requiring states to adopt federal education standards?
- Unknown Position

Energy & Environment

1. Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)?
- Unknown Position

2. Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?
- Unknown Position

Guns

Do you generally support gun-control legislation?
- Unknown Position

Health Care

Do you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare")?
- Unknown Position

Immigration

1. Do you support the construction of a wall along the Mexican border?
- Unknown Position

2. Do you support requiring immigrants who are unlawfully present to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?
- Unknown Position

Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes?
- Unknown Position

National Security

1. Should the United States use military force in order to prevent governments hostile to the U.S. from possessing a nuclear weapon?
- Unknown Position

2. Do you support increased American intervention in Middle Eastern conflicts beyond air support?
- Unknown Position

Elections

2021

General election

The general election will occur on May 1, 2021.

General election for El Paso Independent School District Board of Trustees District 5

Cordia Betts, Willeta Corbett, Stephen Hayes Sr., Israel Irrobali, and Jerome Tilghman are running in the general election for El Paso Independent School District Board of Trustees District 5 on May 1, 2021.

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Cordia Betts (Nonpartisan)

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Willeta Corbett (Nonpartisan)

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Stephen Hayes Sr. (Nonpartisan)

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Israel Irrobali (Nonpartisan)

Jerome Tilghman (Nonpartisan)

2018

General election
General election for U.S. House Texas District 16

Veronica Escobar defeated Rick Seeberger and Ben Mendoza in the general election for U.S. House Texas District 16 on November 6, 2018.

Veronica Escobar (D)
68.5%
124,437 Votes

Rick Seeberger (R)
27.0%
49,127 Votes

Ben Mendoza (Independent)
4.5%
8,147 Votes
Other/Write-in votes
0.0%
43 Votes

Total votes: 181,754

Democratic primary election
Democratic primary for U.S. House Texas District 16

The following candidates ran in the Democratic primary for U.S. House Texas District 16 on March 6, 2018.

Veronica Escobar
61.4%
30,630 Votes

Dori Fenenbock
22.0%
10,992 Votes

Norma Chavez
6.7%
3,325 Votes

Enrique Garcia
5.3%
2,661 Votes

Jerome Tilghman
3.0%
1,489 Votes

John Carrillo
1.5%
771 Votes

Total votes: 49,868

Republican primary election
Republican primary for U.S. House Texas District 16

Rick Seeberger defeated Alia Garcia-Ureste in the Republican primary for U.S. House Texas District 16 on March 6, 2018.

Rick Seeberger
69.3%
7,273 Votes

Alia Garcia-Ureste
30.7%
3,216 Votes

Total votes: 10,489


2012

Tilghman ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 16th District. He was defeated by Beto O'Rourke in the Democratic primary on May 29, 2012.

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