Lubbock County Republican Party Executive Committee endorses Dus

Republican Party committee members endorse Rep. Burrows

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

At least 24 representatives of the the Lubbock County Republican Party Executive Committee members have endorsed Dustin Burrows as District 83's state representative.

In a statement, the committee said they sent Burrows to Austin six years ago to fight for lower taxes and conservative government and he delivered. The statement adds Burrows "led the legislature in passing meaningful property tax reform (HB 2) and was instrumental in securing a vet school for Texas Tech".

The filing period just started days ago. According to the Secretary of State's website, Burrows has not yet filed for re-election. There are still weeks to do so; the deadline for candidates to file for the March primary is December 9. 

Burrows announced his re-election bid in August. Governor Abbott has endorsed him.

The statement from Brandon Helton lists these members with the statement:

Gary D. Smith
Precinct 124

Neva Haney
Precinct 23
SD-28 State Republican
Executive Committeewoman

Mark Johnston
Precinct 155

Deanne Clark
Precinct 28

Mikel Ward
Precinct 47

Ken Chaffin
Precinct 135

Evelyn Winn
Precinct 44

Charles “CJ” Hargrove
Precinct 33

Don Enger
Precinct 46

Dwight Fickbone
Precinct 18

Joe Gilliam
Precinct 119

Ken Corbin
Precinct 62

Matt Crow
Precinct 10

Stormi Evans
Precinct 128

Jane Cansino
Precinct 112

Frank Gutierrez
Precinct 3

Almeida “Skeet” Workman
Precinct 66

Irene Howell
Precinct 122

Mallory Miller
Precinct 110

Pat Kelly
Precinct 2

Michael Uryasz
Precinct 140

Scott Mann
Precinct 120

David Parsons
Precinct 54

Brandon Helton
Precinct 31
Chairman of The Committee to Endorse Representative Dustin Burrows

 

There was statewide interest in Burrows and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen's June meeting with political activist Michael Quinn Sullivan. At least, according to a poll, among the politically savvy. Many Texans were not aware it happened.

Sullivan released his recording of the meeting with Burrows and Bonnen. According to audio from The Texas Scorecard, Burrows said he wants this next session to be the worst for city and county governments. The recording also points to Burrows providing Sullivan a list of House Republicans to go after in the primaries.

In August Burrows resigned as chairman of the State Republican Caucus. 

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