10

Most

Conservative

Texas State Representatives*

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*Compiled from several conservative rankings

Meet David

David is a seventh generation Texan. He was born in Lubbock and grew up in Dallas, spending summers and weekends in East Texas at the family’s home place in Avinger, where his family settled in the mid 1800s. David and his family have lived in Longview since 2000.

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Simpson Announced Fund-Raising “Beyond Wildest Expectations”
July 6, 2015
(Longview, TX) On Monday, House member and Texas State Senate candidate David Simpson announced that his campaign had far exceeded the eight-day / $100,000 fund-raising goal it had set, garnering over $150,000 in contributions from over 120 donors in just over a week. This total does not include any candidate loans. Simpson announced the accomplishment […]
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Op-Ed: It’s Time to Divorce Marriage From Government
July 2, 2015
This article was originally posted on the TribTalk, a project of the Texas Tribune. — It has been said that licensing is the process by which government takes away your freedom and then rents it back to you. Marriage has existed as long as human history. Marriage licensing, on the other hand, is a modern […]
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Second Amendment
We must expand the 2nd amendment rights of all Texans. It’s unfortunate that other states are leading the way in expanding gun rights while Texas lags behind.

Open Government
The actions of a government of the people, by the people and for the people should be open and transparent to its citizenry.

Pro-Life
Without life, there can be no liberty. So the first duty of civil government should be to protect innocent human life.

Individual Liberty
The best way to preserve liberty is to use it responsibly. Individuals should be left free to make decisions for themselves enjoying (or suffering) the results of those choices.

Property Rights
Private property is the product of an individual’s labor and the sanctity of property is a cornerstone of a free nation.

Limited Government
Civil government should be limited to administering justice and ensuring basic order; otherwise it should leave us alone unless we harm our neighbor.

Free Market
Solutions, innovation and prosperity are best realized voluntarily in a free market unencumbered by government regulations or corporate incentives or subsidies.

Rule of Law
Elected officials should not be above the law, but particularly cognizant of its application to themselves and not just the citizenry.

Border Security
Border Security is the responsibility of the federal government, but it’s Texas’ problem and we must fix it.

Education
Local control is essential to allowing school districts to meet the needs unique to their community, dollars should also be focused on the classroom and the government should stay out of regulating homeschool and private schooled students.