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Vickie Barnett
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Candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 101
PartyDemocratic
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Vickie Barnett was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 101 of the Texas House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

Barnett's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Taxes

  • Excerpt:"Vickie will fight for lower taxes and for bipartisan solutions to our state’s toughest problems."

Transportation

  • Excerpt:"Mobility in the North Texas region is approaching crisis level, and Vickie Barnett will lead the effort to protect the quality of life and economic vitality of our region by advocating for solutions to our transportation challenges."

Urban Turn Around

  • "Public Education: I will fight to make quality public education the legislature's top priority."
  • "Healthcare: I will work to make quality health care more affordable. State and Local Relations: Support increased county authority in order to enable better manage growth in urbanizing areas."
  • "Organized Labor: I will work constantly to insure that the interests of union members and all working people are kept in the forefront of all deliberations in the legislature. Maintain a constant vigilance to assure gains union members work so hard to achieve at the bargaining table are not lost through the stroke of a pen to sign some ill-conceived legislation into law."

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Barnett ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 101. Barnett was defeated by Chris Turner in the May 29 primary election.[2][3]

Texas House of Representatives District 101 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChris Turner 53.1% 1,869
Paula Hightower Pierson 33.8% 1,191
Vickie Barnett 13.1% 461
Total Votes 3,521

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