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Linda Bounds
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Candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 10
PartyRepublican
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Linda Bounds was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 10 of the Texas House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

Bounds' website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

  • "God comes first and I am second"
  • "Pro-life; will only vote for Speaker of House who is pro-life"
  • "Illegal Immigration problems must be addressed; No Amnesty"
  • "English as the official language of Texas"
  • "Pro Gun Rights"
  • "Pro School Vouchers; Education will be a top priority for me as representative. This does not mean I believe the answer is just more money for schools. It means I want better policies so teachers can do what they do best—teach children"
  • "Moving government back to its constitutional boundaries. (Tenth Amendment)"
  • "Pro Small Business; repeal regulations that have nothing to do with safety or health issues so businesses can prosper and hire people"
  • "Against bringing legal gambling to Texas"
  • "For moving Texas away from property taxes to a more equitable tax system"

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bounds ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 10. Bounds was defeated by incumbent Jim Pitts in the May 29 primary election.[2][3]

Texas House of Representatives District 10 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Pitts Incumbent 57.6% 8,392
T.J. Fabby 27% 3,931
Linda Bounds 12.4% 1,801
Matthew Melton 3.1% 457
Total Votes 14,581

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