YCT Endorse Matt Rinaldi for State Representative

Press Releases / February 21, 2012


February 21, 2012

Contact: Tony McDonald, Senior Vice Chairman
Mobile: (512) 923-6893
Email: [email protected]

AUSTIN — Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) today endorsed Matt Rinaldi for State Representative in House District 115.  Mr. Rinaldi is seeking the Republican nomination for the open Dallas County seat currently held by State Rep. Jim Jackson, who is retiring.

“After looking at all of the candidates in this race, it is clear that Matt Rinaldi is the conservative choice and a favorite of the strong grassroots movement in North Texas. With a proven conservative record and the support of the community, Matt will be enabled to execute his vision of limited government in the Texas House,” said Jeff Morris, YCT State Chairman.

“We were all very impressed with Matt Rinaldi when we had a chance to meet with him,” said Tony McDonald, YCT Senior Vice Chairman.   “Not only does he understand and profess the conservative values which we all agree this state needs, he has a proven record of fighting for them. Matt Rinaldi is exactly the sort of leader that conservative voters not only need, but deserve.”

Rinaldi commented, “I am excited that YCT is supporting me in my fight for limited government, lower taxes, and individual liberty in the State of Texas.  As State Representative, I will be honored to stand alongside these young and enthusiastic conservative leaders.”

Matt Rinaldi has been active in Republican politics for approximately 20 years.  As a student at James Madison University, he made national news for his efforts to have the Pledge of Allegiance recited before student government meetings.  Rinaldi attended James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Economics.  He continued his studies at Boston University School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 2001.   An attorney, Matt has provided legal commentary on FoxNews Radio affiliate stations throughout the country.   More information on his background and candidacy can be found at www.MattRinaldi.com.

Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) has been promoting 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 19 legislative sessions. For an up-to-date list of all of YCT’s endorsements, please visit www.yct.org/endorsements.


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