|Governor of Texas|
|Bachelor's||University of Georgia|
|J.D.||University of Georgia School of Law|
|Place of birth||Buford, Georgia|
Glass stated that she was the only candidate in the race who would take effective action to protect Texas sovereignty through the use of nullification and secure the border using the Texas State Guard.
Glass was born in Buford, Georgia. She moved to Texas in 1977, and began her involvement in the Libertarian Party in 1978. She served on the Texas Libertarian Party state executive committee from 1982 to 1984. She has practiced law in Houston.
- B.A. English from University of Georgia
- J.D. from University of Georgia School of Law
Glass served on the Texas Libertarian Party state executive committee from 1982 to 1984. She ran as the Libertarian candidate for Attorney General of Texas in 1982 and for Governor of Texas in 2010.
- See also: Texas gubernatorial election, 2014
On her website, Glass outlines her "Five Point Lone Star Plan," which is as follows:
- TEXAS 9TH AND 10TH AMENDMENT SOVEREIGNTY: "Use nullification and interposition to refuse enforcement by Texas of unconstitutional federal laws like EPA Cap & Trade and Obamacare, and United Nations power grabs like the Law of the Sea Treaty and the Small Arms Disarmament Treaty."
- LOWER TAXES: "Eliminate school property tax. Eliminate franchise tax which acts as a personal income tax. No income tax! Reduce other property taxes and strengthen taxpayer protections such that no one loses their house due to unpaid property taxes."
- LOWER SPENDING: "Reduce government education spending to the bare minimum required by our Texas Constitution. Eliminate state Medicaid expenditures."
- PROTECT OUR BORDER: "Use our Texas State Guard. Limit all government spending on education and healthcare to citizens of Texas and the United States. Border enforcement will reduce demands on our education, health care, and criminal justice systems."
- SUPPORT PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS: "Strengthen eminent domain protections. Oppose boondoggles like the Trans Texas Corridor and other destructive public/private projects."
|Governor of Texas, 2010|
|Republican||Rick Perry Incumbent||55%||2,737,481|
|Election Results Via: Texas Secretary of State|
Glass's father worked for General Motors and her mother worked as a school secretary. Glass was the first person in her family to go college. She is married to Tom Glass, a Libertarian candidate for Attorney General of Texas in the 2014 elections. Together they have two children, Courtney Ayn and Branden. They live in Houston, Texas.
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- Kathie Glass for Governor campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Kathie Glass on Facebook
- Kathie Glass on YouTube
- Kathie Glass for Governor, "Meet Kathie," accessed July 12, 2013
- Statesman, "Year of the Women? Will Greg Abbott face Wendy Davis, Kathie Glass and Debra Medina in 2014?," October 1, 2013
- Independent Political Report, "Texas, Wisconsin Libertarian Conventions This Weekend," 4/11/2014
- Kathie Glass, "Kathie's Five Point Lone Star Plan," accessed November 19, 2013
- Texas Secretary of State, "Race Summary Report: 2010 General Election (Gov & Lt. Gov canvassed Jan. by Leg.)," updated November 3, 2010 at 12:15, accessed November 15, 2010 and December 23, 2010
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