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Chris Osborn

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Chris Osborn
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Candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 52
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Taylor City Council
Bachelor'sUniversity of North Texas (1998)
J.D.Tulane University (2002)
Office website
Chris Osborn campaign logo
Chris Osborn was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 52 of the Texas House of Representatives.[1]

Osborn served on the Taylor City Council from 2010 to 2013.


Osborn earned his B.S. from the University of North Texas in 1998 and his J.D. from Tulane University in 1992.


Campaign themes


Osborn's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]


  • Excerpt: "Chris knows we must make education a priority if we are going to help our children develop a love of learning, challenge our children to greater achievements, and instill in our children a strong work ethic. Chris is dedicated to ensuring that every child in Texas has access to the best education, because he believes that the children of Texas deserve our very best. "

Provide for our Children

  • Excerpt: "Chris Osborn believes as a Christian that all children should have access to quality healthcare. Chris knows that too many Texans are paying too much for healthcare and that this is partly due to the number of uninsured in our state. "

Open Our Government

  • Excerpt: "Chris believes that we can provide much greater information about our government to all Texans and do so while making our state and local governments more efficient and transparent."

Finding Common Ground on Women's Health

  • Excerpt: "Rejecting federal funding for women's health programs makes it more difficult for many women to have access to preventative care. The number of women having access to our safety net minimal health programs has dropped by half in the last two years. "

Invest in our Infrastructure

  • Excerpt: "Chris Osborn believes our economic future requires investment today. Chris opposes building new toll roads, and believes we must work with our federal and local governments to maximize our investment. Chris believes our state should be a leader among all other states in repairing our infrastructure and planning for tomorrow."



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives took 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 was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Larry Gonzales was unopposed in the Republican primary. Chris Osborn was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Gonzales defeated Osborn and Irene Johnson (L) in the general election. Lillian Martinez Simmons (L) was removed from the ballot before the election.[1][3][4][5]

Texas House of Representatives, District 52 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Gonzales Incumbent 56.4% 18,235
     Democratic Chris Osborn 38.5% 12,452
     Libertarian Irene Johnson 5.1% 1,633
Total Votes 32,320

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