Jefferson Fisher For City Council Ward 2


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About Jefferson

The oldest of four children, Jefferson grew up on Brandywine Street in Beaumont, Texas, until his family moved to Silsbee. He graduated from Silsbee High School and went on to receive his undergraduate degree from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.

He married his high school sweetheart and Buna native, Sierra. After graduating college, the pair worked in the State Capital for the 82nd Legislative Session – Jefferson in the Senate and Sierra in the House of Representatives. They then continued on to both graduate from Texas Tech University School of Law.

Jefferson now practices at Orgain Bell & Tucker LLP, where he handles a diverse variety of civil litigation. Sierra represents local school districts and specializes in education law, school board governance, and special education. They are the proud parents of one-year-old Jett.

As the first great-grandchild of the late Judge Joe Jefferson Fisher, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Jefferson is proud to carry on his family’s heritage of service.

Pursue Fiscal Responsibility

Promote Local Business & Job Growth

Push for Practical Policing Strategies

Pursue Fiscal Responsibility

  1. Increase fiscally conservative oversight of taxpayer money

    It’s our money and we have a right to know where it’s being spent. Jefferson intends to overhaul online public access to City budget data by making all spending transparent by each department and category – that way we can tell how much vendors are making and how much the City actually spends for services.

  2. Improve online resources and tools

    As technology improves and our lives get busier, we need to ensure that we’re using all of the tools at our disposal effectively – that means making sure that the City’s online presence is up-to-date and user friendly.

  3. Early Voting | April 22nd -30th
    Vote Saturday, May 4th

Promote Local Business and Job Growth

  1. Emphasize local and small-business enterprise

    Jefferson believes that the health of a city can be found in the success of its local businesses – that’s why he wants to build bridges to bring together community leaders and industry resources to help our local economy thrive.

  2. Identify, attract, and retain our economic drivers

    One of Beaumont’s most vital assets is its young generation. Too many of Beaumont’s young people leave town and never return, causing a significant loss in our intellectual capital. One of the best ways to earn back the return of this asset is by listening to the needs of our young people – Jefferson’s perspective on community growth is a desperately needed voice.

  3. Early Voting | April 22nd -30th
    Vote Saturday, May 4th

Push for Practical Policing Strategies

  1. Work smarter, not harder

    We’ve got to be smart about stopping crime – that means both saving our resources and protecting the community. Jefferson will work with law enforcement to decrease disruptive neighborhood conditions that lead to crime, which means that we must also make sure that our law enforcement and citizen protection departments have all of the support that they need to keep our neighborhoods safe.

  2. Targeting the source

    Unfortunately, a large portion of the crime in Beaumont is committed by juveniles. Rather than focusing all of our resources on the effects, we need to start focusing on the causes of the crime in the first place. Jefferson will work with BISD to establish a positive relationship that aims to better engage at-risk youth and create work-force-ready members of society.

  3. Early Voting | April 22nd -30th
    Vote Saturday, May 4th