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Trey Roberts (Texas)

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Trey Roberts
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 27
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Texas-Austin
J.D.University of Texas School of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Campaign website
Trey Roberts was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 27th Congressional District of Texas.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Roberts's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • The Economic Crisis
Excerpt: "Our economy has been dealt a terrible blow. Nearly 10% of Americans are out of work, and this number jumps to 17% when you factor in Americans who have been out of work so long that they have lost hope of finding a job."
  • The Constitutional Crisis
Excerpt: "I believe that the United States of America is a nation built on the rule of law and founded the social contract that is the US Constitution. The current administration believes in a living constitution and that expansion of the federal government is the cure to all society’s ills."
  • The National Sovereignty Crisis
Excerpt: "I believe that US national sovereignty is absolute and needs to be protected."

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 27th Congressional District elections, 2012

Roberts ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 27th District. He was defeated by incumbent Blake Farenthold in the Republican primary on May 29, 2012.[2][3]

U.S. House, Texas District 27 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBlake Farenthold Incumbent 70.8% 28,058
Trey Roberts 11.7% 4,653
Don Al Middlebrook 9.3% 3,676
John Grunwald 8.2% 3,256
Total Votes 39,643

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