Maximilian Martin

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Maximilian Martin
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Former candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 53
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sTexas Tech University
Date of birthOctober 12, 1973
ProfessionBusiness owner, hunting ranch
Personal website
Campaign website
Maximilian Martin (b. October 12, 1973) was a 2014 Libertarian candidate for District 53 of the Texas House of Representatives.[1]


Max Martin is a Lone Star State native who grew up in Waco, Texas.

He graduated from Midway High School in 1992, and immediately entered the private sector as a banker, grocer and radio personality.[2]

In 1995, he moved to his family's ranch near Carta Valley in southwest Edwards County between Del Rio and Rocksprings. There he started a hunting service business called Martin Ranch Management, which he operates to this day.[3]

Martin earned his bachelor's degree in public relations from Texas Tech University in May 2003. He utilizes these skills through nationwide advertising and promotion of local hunting leases throughout southwest Texas.[4]

Max Martin speaks Spanish and Spanglish.[2]


Campaign themes


If elected, Martin seeks to do the following:[4]

1. Reduce the size and scope of government at every level

2. Reduce government spending and taxation simultaneously

3. Maximize and protect private property owner and citizen rights to the fullest extent possible.[5]

Quotes from candidates may contain spelling and grammatical errors



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Rob Henneke and Andrew Murr defeated Karen Harris, Tink Nathan and Wayne Ramsay in the Republican primary. Murr defeated Henneke in the May 27 Republican runoff. Maximilian Martin was running as a Libertarian. Brian Holk filed but did not advance past the Libertarian convention.[6][1][7][8] Murr defeated Martin in the general election.

Texas House of Representatives, District 53 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew Murr 89.9% 36,878
     Libertarian Maximilian Martin 10.1% 4,139
Total Votes 41,017


Max Martin current lives on his family's ranch in southwest Edwards County near Carta Valley, Texas.
Max is a private pilot, scuba diver and enjoys karaoke at local venues.[2]

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