You are on page 1of 1




Nathan Pick
28 OCTOBER 2010 202-785-0266

ATR Releases 2010 list of State Pledge Signers in Texas

State candidates join incumbents in making no-new taxes promise in upcoming election

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) released an updated list of
incumbents and challengers in Texas who have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge . These
candidates have made a written commitment to their constituents to never raise their taxes. ATR
strongly encourages taxpayers to consider those who have made this commitment. The list of
incumbents and challengers who have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge is as follows

Incumbents Todd Hunter (H-32) Emily Cowan (H-50)

Rick Perry (Gov.) Carl Isett (H-84) Sarah Davis (H-134)
Chris Harris (S-9) Jim Keffer (H-60) Arthur DiBianca (H0-51)
Joan Huffman (S-17) Phil King (H-61) Joe Driver (H-113)
Robert Nichols (S-3) Edmund Kuempel (H-44) Larry Gonzales (H-52)
Dan Patrick (S-7) Jerry Madden (H-67) Dan Huberty (H-127)
Tommy Williams (S-4) Tan Parker (H-63) Thomas Kincaid Jr. (H-74)
Alma Allen (H-131) Debbie Riddle (H-150) Jim Landtroop (H-85)
Leo Berman (H-6) Patrick Rose (H-45) Lyle Larson (H-122)
Dwayne Bohac (H-138) John Smithee (H-86) George Lavender (H-1)
Betty Brown (H-4) David Swinford (H-87) Dee Margo (H-78)
Fred Brown (H-14) Larry Taylor (H-24) Patrick McGuinness (H-50)
Linda Harper Brown (H-105) Van Taylor (H-66) Jim Murphy (H-133)
Angie Chen Button (H-112) Randy Weber (H-29) Barbara Nash (H-93)
Bill Callegari (H-132) John Zerwas (H-28) Robert Nowotny (H-73)
Warren Chisum (H-88) Dan Neil (H-48)
Wayne Christian (H-9) Challengers Jack O’Connor (H-149)
Frank Corte (H-122) Scott Jameson (Lt. Gov) Charles Perry (H-83)
Tom Craddick (H-82) Eric Anderson (S-25) Four Price (H-87)
Brandon Creighton (H-16) Dick Bowen (S-19) Charles J. Schwertner (H-20)
Myra Crownover (H-64) Michael Mauldin (S-13) Colin Sewards (H-93)
Gary Elkins (H-135) Mary Serafine (S-14) Kenneth Sheets (H-107)
Allen Fletcher (H-130) Jose Aliseda (H-35) Sylvia Spivey (H-137)
Dan Flynn (H-2) Marva Beck (H-57) Raul Torres (H-33)
Kelly Hancock (H-91) Jeffrey Blunt (H-125) James White (H-12)
Patricia Harless (H-126) Michael Bunch (H-141) Paul Workman (H-47)
Harvey Hilderbran (H-53) Cindy Burkett (H-101) Bill Zedler (H-96)
Charlie Howard (H-26) Erwin Cain (H-3)
Bryan Hughes (H-5) Stefani Carter (H-102)
*List does not denote incumbents who are not running for reelection, who are termed out, or do not have an election this year.

Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) is a non-partisan coalition of taxpayers and taxpayer groups who oppose all tax increases.
For more information or to arrange an interview please contact John Kartch at (202) 785-0266 or by email at