|Texas House of Representatives, District 108|
Westcott's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Taxes & Spending
- Excerpt: "We must continue to improve our economy to create new jobs and continue fighting tax increases – and lowering taxes whenever possible. I’ll go to Austin and I’ll fight wasteful spending. I’ll also support requiring a super majority to raise taxes."
- Excerpt: "I believe that a strong public education system is essential to our economic health. We have good schools but we can make them better. I believe that parents should have greater choice in how their children are educated and they should be given a greater say in how our education dollars are spent."
- Excerpt: "I strongly support term limits and will fight to put limits in our Texas Constitution for State Officials and Members of the State Legislature."
Protecting the Second Amendment
- Excerpt: "I’m a proud member of the NRA and the Texas State Rifle Association. I will work to fight any government overreach that threatens the basic Second Amendment rights of law abiding Texans."
Protecting Our Children
- Excerpt: "As Texas Chairman of Protect.org, I’ve worked to successfully give law enforcement new tools to fight internet sexual predators. Now, Texas parents know that we have an Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force up and running in Dallas. As your State Representative, I’ll continue my work to fight those who prey on innocent children."
Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. Those candidates who did not receive 50% or more of the vote in their party primary on March 4 faced an additional May 27 primary runoff. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Leigh Bailey was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Morgan Meyer and Chart Westcott advanced to a runoff, defeating Court Alley in the Republican primary. Meyer defeated Westcott in the May 27 Republican runoff. Bailey and Meyer will face off in the general election.
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- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current ELECTION HISTORY," accessed July 30, 2014
- Chart Westcott, "Issues," accessed February 12, 2014
- The Libertarian Party of Texas, "2014 Texas Representative Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
- Green Party of Texas, "Greens Release Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
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