|Texas House of Representatives, District 17|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Birthday||February 9, 1941|
Banks' professional experience includes working as a novelist, essayist, journalist and screenwriter. Her works include the 1979 "parafeminist psycho-erotic thriller" novel Mr. Right and the 2009 horror/romantic comedy film Invicta.
Banks' website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "Will fracking contaminate our water supply? Is the disposal of fracking wastewater causing earthquakes? All this is scary stuff that has to be monitored."
- Excerpt: "I want everyone to have access to preventive health care services and affordable health care."
- Excerpt: "Let's make sure teachers and students are valued. Let's hear what they have to say and respect their views. Let's build on the basics by encouraging creativity and independent thought."
- Excerpt: "I favor background checks for more responsible gun ownership."
Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. Those candidates who did not receive 50% or more of the vote in their party primary on March 4 faced an additional May 27 primary runoff. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Tim Kleinschmidt was unopposed in the Republican primary. Carolyn Banks was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Banks will face Kleinschmidt in the general election.
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- Official campaign website
- Carolyn Banks on Wikipedia
- Carolyn Banks on Goodreads
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from The Texas Tribune
- Texas Secretary of State
- Committee to Elect Carolyn Banks, "About Carolyn," accessed February 19, 2014
- Goodreads, "Carolyn Banks," accessed February 19, 2014
- Publishers Weekly, "Mr. Right," May 31, 1999. Accessed February 19, 2014
- Carolyn Banks, "Issues," accessed February 19, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 March Primary Election Candidate Filings by County," accessed March 4, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 Democratic Party Primary Election," accessed April 9, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 Republican Party Primary Election," accessed April 9, 2014
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