|Texas House of Representatives, District 52|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Taylor City Council|
|Bachelor's||University of North Texas (1998)|
|J.D.||Tulane University (2002)|
Osborn served on the Taylor City Council from 2010 to 2013.
Osborn earned his B.S. from the University of North Texas in 1998 and his J.D. from Tulane University in 1992.
Osborn's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "Chris knows we must make education a priority if we are going to help our children develop a love of learning, challenge our children to greater achievements, and instill in our children a strong work ethic. Chris is dedicated to ensuring that every child in Texas has access to the best education, because he believes that the children of Texas deserve our very best. "
Provide for our Children
- Excerpt: "Chris Osborn believes as a Christian that all children should have access to quality healthcare. Chris knows that too many Texans are paying too much for healthcare and that this is partly due to the number of uninsured in our state. "
Open Our Government
- Excerpt: "Chris believes that we can provide much greater information about our government to all Texans and do so while making our state and local governments more efficient and transparent."
Finding Common Ground on Women's Health
- Excerpt: "Rejecting federal funding for women's health programs makes it more difficult for many women to have access to preventative care. The number of women having access to our safety net minimal health programs has dropped by half in the last two years. "
Invest in our Infrastructure
- Excerpt: "Chris Osborn believes our economic future requires investment today. Chris opposes building new toll roads, and believes we must work with our federal and local governments to maximize our investment. Chris believes our state should be a leader among all other states in repairing our infrastructure and planning for tomorrow."
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 Larry Gonzales was unopposed in the Republican primary. Chris Osborn was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Osborn, Gonzales, and Irene Johnson (L) will face off in the general election. Lillian Martinez Simmons (L) was removed from the ballot before the election.
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- Official campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Chris Osborn on Facebook
- Chris Osborn on Twitter
- Chris Osborn on Instagram
- chrisfortexas.com, "Issues," accessed February 21, 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
- The Texas Tribune, "The 2014 Election Brackets," accessed December 12, 2013
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