Today, a few hours before the filing deadline at 5 pm, after lots of encouragement from friends,I decided to throw my hat in to run as an independent (non-aligned) candidate for the Texas House of Representatives, District 17 (Lee, Bastrop, Caldwell, Gonzales and Karnes counties).
Early voting starts on Monday, Dec. 29! Election day is January 6!
It is outrageous the Governor has called an election for this critical seat in the legislature during the Christmas holidays!
I’m running not only to defend our water, our property rights and local control. I’m mad as all get out that the Governor is pulling this election in the middle of the holidays and that Tim Kleinschmidt abandoned District 17 — on the heels of selling us and our water out.
I feel strongly that only an independent can…..read more here.