BREAKING: YCT Endorses in Congressional and Judicial Races

Press Releases / January 25, 2018


January 25, 2018

Contact: William Dominguez, Senior Vice Chairman
Email: [email protected]

Austin, TX — Today, Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) announced its fourth set of endorsements for the 2018 Republican Primary.

The endorsements announced today were for one U.S. Senator, two Congressional seats, two Judicial places and four Texas House seats based on their high scores on YCT’s Legislative Ratings and their questionnaire responses.

Senator Ted Cruz  (U.S. Senate)
Sen. Van Taylor (CD 3)
Ron Wright (CD 6)
Michelle Slaughter (Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 8)
Katy Boatman (First Court of Appeals, Place 7)
Thomas McNutt (HD 8)
Drew Brassfield (HD 87)
Bo French (HD 99)
Lisa Luby Ryan (HD 114)

“Each of these candidates have been thoroughly vetted and we believe they will serve our state conservatively in their respective offices,” said Dominguez. “We hope that the constituents in their districts will support them in the upcoming Republican Primary.”

Between now and the primary, YCT will continue to evaluate all filed candidates up and down the ballot and will release additional endorsements within the next few weeks. In case you missed our previous endorsements, please visit our website to see the full

Young Conservatives of Texas is a non-partisan organization that has promoted conservatism at universities across the Lone Star State for over three decades. The State’s most active political youth organization, YCT is composed of hundreds of members and alumni who participate in the full spectrum of politics. YCT issues the most respected ratings of the Texas legislature and is the only conservative group to have done so without interruption over the past 22 legislative sessions. For more information about YCT, please visit