Susan Narvaiz

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Susan Narvaiz
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 35
Prior offices
Mayor, San Marcos
Place of birthDayton, OH
ProfessionChief Executive Officer/President, Core Strategies Incorporated
Campaign website
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Susan Narvaiz was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 35th Congressional District of Texas.[1]

Narvaiz was defeated by Democratic candidate Lloyd Doggett on November 6, 2012.[2]


Campaign themes


Narvaiz's campaign website listed the following issues:[3]

  • Sensible Spending Cuts
Excerpt: "Just like many of us at home when there is less money we make adjustments. We get back to basics and we prioritize what are the important necessities for our daily living. Susan will work with all who are willing to make sensible spending cuts."
  • Fair Tax Policy
Excerpt: "Susan – a taxpayer since taking her first job as a waitress in Killeen, Texas -believes it is a privilege to live in America and pay her fair share. Susan believes all should pay some and would like to explore her ideas and your thoughts about tax reform."
  • Veteran’s Promise
Excerpt: "It is time to give all our Veterans the help and dignity they so richly deserve for sacrificing so much for all of us."
  • Job Creation
Excerpt: "With over 23 years experience putting people to work as a small business owner and as a job creator herself, Susan wants to remove the barriers that exist to encourage those in the private sector to get America back to work!"
  • Immigration Reform
Excerpt: "America is a country whose very roots and inherent strength comes from the very “melting pot” that molded us as a young nation. Let’s Secure our Border, Remove the Magnets that make illegal entry attractive and require a true Pledge of Allegiance that demonstrates that immigration is not just a change of address but a change of heart."



See also: Texas' 35th congressional district elections, 2012

Narvaiz ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 35th District. She defeated Rob Roark and John Yoggerst in the May 29, 2012, Republican primary. She ran against incumbent Lloyd Doggett (D), Ross Lynn Leone (L), Meghan Owen (G), and William Paul Frederick Wright (I) in the November 6, 2012, general election.[4][5]

Politico has listed the 35th district race as one of the five primaries to watch in 2012.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 35 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLloyd Doggett Incumbent 63.9% 105,626
     Republican Susan Narvaiz 32% 52,894
     Libertarian Ross Lynn Leone 2.5% 4,082
     Green Meghan Owen 1.5% 2,540
     Write-in Simon Alvarado 0% 37
Total Votes 165,179
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Narvaiz's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Narvaiz did not win election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Narvaiz's campaign committee raised a total of $182,999 and spent $181,597.[7]


Narvaiz is married.[8]

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