Maxey Marie Scherr

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Maxey Scherr
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Texas
PartyDemocratic
Education
J.D.Texas Tech School of Law
Personal
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Campaign website
Maxey Scherr campaign logo
Maxey Scherr was a 2014 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from Texas.

Biography

Scherr is a graduate of Texas Tech School of Law. She is a member of various associations, include the Texas State Bar, the El Paso Bar Association and the El Paso Women’s Bar Association.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Scherr's campaign website lists the following issues:[2]

  • Fighting for Every Texas Worker
Excerpt: "Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz have blocked efforts to improve the lives of Texas families. Maxey Scherr will put the interests of Texas first in Washington.– and has a plan to do so."
  • Creating Good Paying Jobs for Tomorrow
Excerpt: "Maxey will fight in Washington for more support for our teachers and kids in Texas public schools. A public school parent, she will collaborate with all the stakeholders -- students, teachers, and parents -- to ensure that all our kids receive a good public education."
  • Standing up for Civil, Human, and Individual Rights
Excerpt: "When it comes to issues related to human rights – such as the rights of immigrants, children, women and the LGBT community – Cruz and Cornyn support absolute government control, not individual rights."
  • Working with Democrats and Republicans to Get Things Done
Excerpt: "Ted Cruz and John Cornyn are the epitome of Washington’s dysfunction. The United States Senate ought to be the great deliberative body it was intended to be. It cannot live up to that ideal today when certain lawmakers are unwilling to solve problems unless things go exactly their way, every single time."
  • Cutting Wasteful Government Spending
Excerpt: "Maxey will work with allies in Congress – Democrats and Republicans – to eliminate wasteful spending and operational duplication. She will protect investments for Texas’ future but will go line-by-line in the federal budget to identify more efficiencies."

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in Texas, 2014

Scherr ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Texas. Scherr was defeated by David Alameel and Kesha Rogers in the Democratic primary on March 4, 2014.[3]

U.S. Senate, Texas Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Alameel 47% 239,914
Green check mark transparent.pngKesha Rogers 21.6% 110,146
Maxey Marie Scherr 17.7% 90,359
Harry Kim 8.9% 45,207
Michael Fjetland 4.8% 24,383
Total Votes 510,009
Source: Texas Secretary of State

Media


Maxey Scherr - Cruz Control

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Scherr's reports.

Maxey Marie Scherr (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year-End[4]January 31, 2014$0$206,532$(6,374)$200,157
Running totals
$206,532$(6,374)

Personal

Scherr lives in El Paso with her son, Tryston.[1]

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