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|Texas House of Representatives, District 61|
Britt's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"In order to compete in the global marketplace of the future, the United States must be committed to principles of quality education. With the rise of China and its powerful education system, our schools are lagging behind; especially in the areas of Math and Science. Matthew Britt believes we must focus on education to increase our competitiveness and defend our economy."
- Excerpt:"Political debate, public policy, and legislation should be judged on their merits, not on the status quo of political bribery and money. However, our system is filled with huge amounts of money from interest groups, lobbyists, and corporations. Our elections should be won fairly, not bought."
Taxes and the Economy
- Excerpt:"The growing economic problems and struggling lower and middle classes, unprecedented discrepancies in salary and benefits between corporate top executives and line workers, loss of the “American dream” by the young and middle-class – each is a symptom of decisions made by policy-makers far removed from the concerns of ordinary workers."
Family and Community Well-Being
- Excerpt:"Our families and communities are the center of our lives. In such tumultuous times, it is even more crucial for us to ensure the safety and strength of these institutions."
- Excerpt:"Matthew Britt believes a healthy environment and a strong economy are not mutually exclusive. Both are essential to our nation’s prosperity, and we can and will find ways to improve both. America needs to be independent when it comes to our energy sources."
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 Phil King was unopposed in the Republican primary. Matthew Britt was unopposed in the Democratic primary. King defeated Britt in the general election.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 61 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Phil King Incumbent||83%||36,504|
Britt ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 61. Britt ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and was defeated by incumbent Phil King (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 61, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Phil King Incumbent||88.9%||55,737|
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- matthewbritt2012.com - Accessed July 23, 2012
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current ELECTION HISTORY," accessed December 2, 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
- Texas Secretary of State - 2012 Election and Candidate Information
- Texas Secretary of State Election History
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