Mary Brown (Texas)

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Mary Brown
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Candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 64
Campaign website
Mary Brown was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 64 of the Texas House of Representatives. In 2007, Brown unsuccessfully ran for the Clear Creek Independent School District School Board.

As of late 2012, Brown was a student at the University of North Texas, pursuing a Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical and Energy Engineering with Minors in Economics, Political Science, Japanese and Anthropology.


Campaign themes

Brown's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]


  • Excerpt: "Our Economy is dependent on people working, and if people aren’t working we’re in a bad position. Let’s give people the opportunity to work and get us all back on our feet. We need to help people work instead of having faith in companies to hire in a tough economy."


  • Excerpt: "The greater our support of education and those in poverty that want to help themselves makes us a better state that is looking out for our citizens and our future. The greater level of education we average, the better workforce we will have, and the better companies we can attract with our more educated workforce."


  • Excerpt: "I believe that investing in education and giving educators the tools and support they need to give students a better future. Creating standardized tests that have nothing to do with the curriculum being taught in the classroom and not giving School Districts the resources they need to make sure each student is taught at a pace that they can follow isn’t the way to make us a top notch place for students. Every Student that graduates from a Texas High School should be ready to attend college should they choose to. We have to invest in the future of Texas, and investing in education is a very big first step."


  • Excerpt: "While we’re making drilling safer for our environment, we should look to our environment to create our next source of energy. In Texas, and especially North Texas, we have the sun and the wind to power alternative energy sources. Let Texas lead the nation and use our innovative spirit to use all of our natural resources to power our future."



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Brown ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 64. Brown ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and was defeated by incumbent Myra Crownover (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2] In a submitted bio, Brown said she hoped to gain advantage in 2012 by invigorating student voters in District 64.

Texas House of Representatives, District 64, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMyra Crownover Incumbent 61.1% 34,245
     Democratic Mary Brown 34.4% 19,275
     Libertarian Ian Kull 4.5% 2,526
Total Votes 56,046

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