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Felicia Harris

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Felicia Harris
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 14
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
Pearland City Council
2006-Present
Education
Bachelor'sTexas A&M University, 1992
J.D.South Texas College of Law
Personal
Place of birthWako, TX
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Campaign website
Felicia Harris was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 14th Congressional District of Texas.[1]

Biography

Harris earned her B.A. in Journalism from Texas A&M University in 1992. She went on to receive her J.D. from South Texas College of Law. Harris is currently a lawyer for Beck, Redden & Secret. She has also served on the Pearland City Council since 2006.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Harris' campaign website listed the following issues:[3]

  • Get America Working Again
Excerpt: "I was raised by two parents who had the strongest work ethic of anyone I have ever known. They instilled in me, to the very fiber of my being, a steadfast belief in individual responsibility and self-reliance."
  • Stop Out-of-Control Spending
Excerpt: "Liberals in Congress do not understand that the government cannot spend our way into prosperity."
  • "JUST SAY NO" to raising the debt ceiling
Excerpt: "I do not believe raising the debt limit should continue to be an option."
  • Preserving, Strengthening, and Reforming – Medicare & Social Security
Excerpt: "The passage of Obamacare has only exacerbated the already deeply weakened state of Medicare."
  • Fix The Broken Tax System
Excerpt: "The current tax system is broken."

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 14th Congressional District elections, 2012

Harris ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 14th District. She and Randy Weber defeated John Gay, Robert Gonzalez, George Harper, Tim Day, Mark Mansius, Jay Old, Bill Sargent and Michael Truncale in the Republican primary on May 29, 2012. She was then defeated in the runoff election.[4][5][6][7]

U.S. House, Texas District 14 Runoff Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Webber 62.8% 23,295
Felicia Harris 37.2% 13,792
Total Votes 37,087
U.S. House, Texas District 14 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Weber 27.6% 12,088
Green check mark transparent.pngFelicia Harris 18.9% 8,287
Michael Truncale 14.2% 6,212
Jay Old 14% 6,143
Robert Gonzalez 9.8% 4,305
Bill Sargent 7.6% 3,328
John Gay 4.7% 2,075
George Harper 1.9% 813
Mark Mansius 1.3% 554
Total Votes 43,805

Campaign donors

2012

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Harris's reports.[8]

Felicia Harris (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]April 15, 2012$103,630.95$47,526$(74,227.49)$76,929.46
Pre-Primary[10]May 17, 2012$76,929.46$90,828.64$(153,117.88)$14,640.22
July Quarterly[11]July 15, 2012$14,640.22$171,925$(114,394.35)$72,170.87
Pre-Runoff[12]July 19, 2012$72,170.87$10,970$(37,435.95)$45,704.92
Running totals
$321,249.64$(379,175.67)

Personal

Harris is married.[2]

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