State Rep. Ernest Bailes

Current Rating


Texas House 18 - Shepherd
First elected 2016

Previous Ratings on the YCT Legislature Ratings

  • Career: 53
  • 2021: 60
  • 2019: 53
  • 2017: 45

About State Rep. Ernest Bailes

Ernest Bailes is a rancher and agriculturalist. He is a graduate of Shepherd High School and earned his B.S. from Texas A&M University in 2004.

Following his graduation, Bailes founded an advanced reproductive services company for cattle and whitetail deer producers across the south-central United States.

Ernest and his wife Courtney live in Shepherd with their two sons.

Committee Assignments

88th Legislative Session
No Assignments


EXT E2.818
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
p: (512) 463-0570
P.O. Box 1116
Shepherd, TX 77371
10501 Hwy 150
Suite B
Shepherd, TX 77371
p: (936) 628-6687

Texas House District 18

State Rep. Ernest Bailes's Record

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