|Texas House of Representatives, District 11|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Alto High School|
|Bachelor's||Texas State University|
|Place of birth||Mexico|
Sevilla earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science and Political Communication from Texas State University. Sevilla interned for Rep. Bob Griggs (R) and Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D) for three legislative sessions. His professional experience includes working on his family's farm; Sevilla is also a futures trader.
Sevilla's website reprised themes from the 2012 campaign.
Sevilla's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- "Should be our guide in making decisions for the welfare of our community and government."
- "Voters within a school district should have the right to vote on whether or not to allow prayer in their public schools."
- "Public schools should have less emphasis on testing and more of a focus on education and discipline."
- "We must get back to the basics of reading, writing, and math. Standardized testing should be used for collecting information and not for determining which schools or teachers should be rewarded or punished."
- "Public school employees should have the same healthcare benefits as state employees."
- "Members on the State Board of Education should be required to have at least 20 years of teaching experience."
- "Tony is not against people wanting to work, pay taxes, learn English, and go through the legal process to be Americans, but he cannot support foreigners who come into our country to take advantage of our programs and disrespect our values."
Elections for the office of Texas House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on March 4, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Travis Clardy defeated Tony Sevilla in the Republican primary.
|Texas House of Representatives District 11 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Chuck Hopson (advanced to runoff) Incumbent||47.1%||9,253|
|Travis Clardy (advanced to runoff)||46.3%||9,093|
Born in Mexico, Sevilla became a U.S. citizen on September 28, 2011.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Tony + Sevilla + Texas + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Clardy faces challenger for state District 11 House seat - Longview News-Journal
- Local, national offices on primary ballot March 4 - Kilgore News Herald
- Official campaign website
- Tony Sevilla on Facebook
- Tony Sevilla on Twitter
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from The Texas Tribune
- Project Vote Smart, "Tony Sevilla's Biography," accessed February 18, 2014
- Tony Sevilla Campaign, "About Tony," accessed February 18, 2014
- Tony Sevilla Campaign, "Platform," accessed February 18, 2014
- tony4thepeople.com, "Platform," accessed May 25, 2012 (dead link)
- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 March Primary Election Candidate Filings by County", accessed March 4, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 Democratic Party Primary Election," accessed March 4, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "2014 Republican Party Primary Election," accessed March 4, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State - 2012 Election and Candidate Information
- Office of the (Texas) Secretary of State, "Race Summary Report," accessed July 12, 2012
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