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|Texas House of Representatives, District 102|
|January 13, 2015 - Present|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||0|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
Koop served on the Dallas City Council for 8 years.
Koop's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "It is a blessing to live in Texas, where even the smallest of businesses can grow, create jobs and provide for countless families. Together, let's continue to keep our business atmosphere strong!"
Protect Texas From Obamacare
- Excerpt: "Now more than ever, we need conservative values and a workable approach that puts Texas families first. As your state representative, I will do everything in my power to stop Obamacare and protect your ability to make your own health care decisions."
Strong Local Schools
- Excerpt: "We have many shining examples of excellent ISD's in our community and as a state representative, I will work to increase local control for all the ISD's in our district. Together we will give parents, teachers, and most importantly, students, the tools they need to succeed."
Reliable Water Supply
- Excerpt: "As a Dallas City Council Member, I garnered top experience working on our key water issues for eight years. I know the challenges facing Richardson, Dallas, Garland and Addison. I have shared in living through water restrictions and also worked to provide services to hundreds of neighborhoods. As your state representative, I will put my experience to work and ensure that our community will always have the water it needs to grow and thrive. "
- Excerpt: "We all have a responsibility to uphold the law of the land and ensure that we don’t incentivize people to break it. That’s why I strongly believe we must secure our borders and hold companies responsible for hiring illegal immigrants. The pathway to citizenship cannot be paved with broken promises. We must uphold the rule of law. "
Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives took 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 was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Stefani Carter and Linda Koop defeated Adryana Boyne and Sam Brown in the Republican primary. Koop defeated Carter in the May 27 Republican runoff. George M. Clayton was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Koop defeated Clayton in the general election.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 102 General Election, 2014|
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Koop and her husband, Myron, have two children.
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- lindakoop.com, "About Linda Koop," accessed February 12, 2014
- "Linda On The Issues," accessed February 12, 2014 (dead link)
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current ELECTION HISTORY," accessed December 2, 2014
- The Libertarian Party of Texas, "2014 Texas Representative Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
- Green Party of Texas, "Greens Release Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
Stefani Carter (R)
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