The Republican primaries are just right around the corner on May 29th 2012. The Employees
union has forwarded us a list of candidates that are said to support TDCJ employee
retirement and insurance issues. We may just need these guys in our corner the way
the system is headed today!... GET OUT AND VOTE!!
TEXAS SENATE District 1: Senator Kevin Eltief Counties: Gregg, Harrison, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Red River, Rusk, Smith , Titus, Upshur and Wood TEXAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES District 4: Lance Gooden Counties: Kaufman and all but the northwestern part of Henderson County District 5: Mary Lakadoo Counties: Rains, Wood and the non-Tyler area of Smith District 7: Tommy Merritt Counties: Upshur and Gregg District 8: Byron Cook Counties: Hill, Navarro, Freestone and Anderson District 9: Christopher Paddie, Jr. Counties: Cass, Marion, Harrison, Panola, Shelby and Sabine District 10: Jim Pitts Counties: Ellis and the northwestern part of Henderson County District 11: Chuck Hopson Counties: Cherokee, Nacogdoches and Rusk District 13: Lois Kolkhorst Counties: Washington, Austin, Waller, Colorado and Lavaca District 18: John Otto Counties: Walker, San Jacinto, Liberty) District 19: Mike “Tuffy” Hamilton Counties: Polk, Hardin, Jasper, Newton and Tyler District 22: Allan Ritter Counties: Orange County and northeast Jefferson County (incl. Nederland)