Tina Penney

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Tina Penney
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Former candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 92
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Campaign website
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Tina Penney was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 92 of the Texas House of Representatives.[1]

Elections

2014

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. Incumbent Jonathan Stickland defeated Andy Cargile in the Republican primary. Tina Penney was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Strickland defeated Penney in the general election.[1][2][3]

Texas House of Representatives, District 92 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJonathan Stickland Incumbent 63.6% 21,976
     Democratic Tina Penney 36.4% 12,567
Total Votes 34,543

Issues

Campaign Themes

Penney's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[4]

Education

  • Excerpt: "Every child should have access to a quality public school education that includes:
  • Universal pre-K.
  • Reasonably-sized classes with well-trained, well-paid teachers.
  • Vocational tracks in high school which incorporate internships and apprenticeships with local businesses."

Employment

  • Excerpt: "Texans should be paid equal pay for equal work."

Healthcare

  • Excerpt: "All Texans should have access to affordable health care – healthy Texans make for healthy communities and healthy Texans are able to work, support and raise their families and be contributing members of our communities."

Retirement Security

  • Excerpt: "Texans who have worked all their lives should have earned enough to have contributed to a retirement fund that enables them to retire with dignity and with economic security."

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