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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 30, 14

Contact: Allen Blakemore 713-526-3399

New Poll Shows Sitton Leads Race for Rail Road Commissioner
HOUSTON Ryan Sitton, conservative Republican candidate for Texas Railroad Commissioner is the clear leader in a poll recently fielded across the state. Baselice & Associates released the polls key findings showing Sitton leading the other candidates in the race. This is great news for the Sitton campaign. While there is a large group undecideds at this point, we also have a great plan in place. Starting off the race ahead of the pack is always better than the alternative, said Sittons political consultant, Allen Blakemore in response to the polls findings. He continued, We look forward to coming out on top on Election Day and still believe there is a chance to avoid a runoff. Ryan Sitton said, After leading in cash on hand and releasing a strong Statewide Leadership list earlier this week, this news of leading in the latest poll is very exciting. I am proud of where we are right now and committed to continue to work hard for every vote. I am excited to finish this primary season strong and honored to do so with this kind of support. Ryan Sitton is a native Texan and a 1998 graduate of Texas A&M University. A proud Aggie, Sitton obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering and met his future wife, Jennifer, while in College Station. In 2006, Ryan and Jennifer founded PinnacleAIS, an engineering and technology company focused on reliability and integrity programs for the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries. Pinnacle has experienced substantial growth, recently surpassing 320 employees. Sitton is a devoted conservative who is an active member of his local Republican Party and serves on the Board of Directors of the Associated Republicans of Texas and the Pasadena Conservative Citizens Club. For more information please visit ### Attachment: The Baselice Key Findings
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Opinion Research for Decision Making in Politics and Public Affairs

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January 2014 TO: FR: Sitton Campaign Mike Baselice


The following are key findings from a telephone survey conducted January 22-23, 2014 among N=501 randomly selected Republican primary voters in Texas. The margin of error to these results is +/- 4.4% at the 0.95 confidence level. All percentages are rounded to the nearest whole percent.

If the Republican primary election for Texas Railroad Commissioner were held today, for which candidate you would vote? 17% 13% 12% 4% 54% Ryan Sitton Wayne Christian Becky Berger Malachi Boyuls Undecided

Ryan Sitton performs equally among casual or single R primary voters as he does among the multi-R primary voters. At 21%, seniors are more supportive than average of Sitton. Support for Sitton is balanced across all regions of the state.

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