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|Texas State Senate, District 1|
|Profession||Teacher/Parks and Wildlife Department gun safety instructor|
- See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2012
Russell ran in the 2012 election for Texas State Senate, District 1. Russell ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and was defeated by incumbent Kevin Eltife (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Russell stated that he would work to eliminate the State Board of Education and the Texas Education Agency, in addition to other state agencies he deemed unnecessary. He criticized the Republican Party for a perceived focus on social issues over creating jobs.
|Texas State Senate, District 1, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Kevin Eltife Incumbent||71.4%||210,091|
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- Colbert Suggests An All-Chimp Congress, And It Does Not Sound That Bad - Huffington Post (satire)
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- Supreme Court, in 5-4 vote, allows Texas abortion law to remain in effect ... - BP News
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- Obama fails to calm jittery Dems - The Hill
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- Campaign contributions: 2012