|U.S. House, Texas, District 14|
|Pearland City Council|
|Bachelor's||Texas A&M University, 1992|
|J.D.||South Texas College of Law|
|Place of birth||Wako, TX|
Harris earned her BA in Journalism from Texas A&M University in 1992. She went on to receive her J.D. from South Texas College of Law. Harris is currently a lawyer for Beck, Redden & Secret. She has also served on the Pearland City Council since 2006.
Harris' campaign website listed the following issues:
- Get America Working Again
- Excerpt: "I was raised by two parents who had the strongest work ethic of anyone I have ever known. They instilled in me, to the very fiber of my being, a steadfast belief in individual responsibility and self-reliance."
- Stop Out-of-Control Spending
- Excerpt: "Liberals in Congress do not understand that the government cannot spend our way into prosperity."
- "JUST SAY NO" to raising the debt ceiling
- Excerpt: "I do not believe raising the debt limit should continue to be an option."
- Preserving, Strengthening, and Reforming – Medicare & Social Security
- Excerpt: "The passage of Obamacare has only exacerbated the already deeply weakened state of Medicare."
- Fix The Broken Tax System
- Excerpt: "The current tax system is broken."
Harris ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 14th District. She and Randy Weber defeated John Gay, Robert Gonzalez, George Harper, Tim Day, Mark Mansius, Jay Old, Bill Sargent, and Michael Truncale in the May 29, 2012, Republican primary. She was then defeated in the runoff election.
|U.S. House of Representatives Runoff Election, Texas, Congressional District 14 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Felicia Harris (2012) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||April 15, 2012||$103,630.95||$47,526||$(74,227.49)||$76,929.46|
|Pre-Primary||May 17, 2012||$76,929.46||$90,828.64||$(153,117.88)||$14,640.22|
|July Quarterly||July 15, 2012||$14,640.22||$171,925||$(114,394.35)||$72,170.87|
|Pre-Runoff||July 19, 2012||$72,170.87||$10,970||$(37,435.95)||$45,704.92|
Harris is married.
- Texas' 14th congressional district elections, 2012
- United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2012
- U.S. House elections, 2012
- Official campaign website
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Official campaign Facebook page
- Official campaign Twitter page
- Official campaign YouTube page
- ↑ Chron.com, "field grows for U.S. Rep. Ron Paul's seat", November 1, 2011
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Project Vote Smart biography
- ↑ Campaign website, Issues
- ↑ Republican candidate list
- ↑ Unofficial Republican primary results
- ↑ Associated Press primary runoff results
- ↑ Texas Secretary of State, "Race Summary Report-2012 Republican Party Primary Runoff," accessed August 30, 2012
- ↑ Federal Election Commission "Felicia Harris's Summary Report," Accessed July 27, 2012
- ↑ Federal Election Commission "Felicia Harris April Quarterly," Accessed July 27, 2012
- ↑ Federal Election Commission "Felicia Harris Pre-Primary," Accessed July 27, 2012
- ↑ Federal Election Commission "Felicia Harris July Quarterly," Accessed July 27, 2012
- ↑ Federal Election Commission "Felicia Harris Pre-Runoff," Accessed July 27, 2012
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