YCT Endorses Scott Turner

January 23, 2012


January 23, 2012

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

AUSTIN — Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) today endorsed Scott Turner for State Representative in the new district that will include Rockwall County and portions of Collin County.

“We are excited for Scott Turner to bring his voice and leadership to Austin,” said Tony McDonald, YCT Senior Vice Chairman.  “He understands core conservative principles and how to put them into action.”

The new district covers areas currently represented by State Representatives Ken Paxton and Jodie Laubenberg, who have both earned spots on YCT’s Historic Honor Roll.

“The voters of Rockwall and Collin Counties will be looking for a true conservative to represent them,” commented Jeff Morris, YCT State Chairman. “Scott Turner is the conservative fighter that the district deserves.”

Turner is a former NFL player, businessman, and entrepreneur. He was raised in Richardson and lives in Frisco with his wife, Robin.

In receiving the endorsement, Turner said “I’m proud to have earned this endorsement from the Young Conservatives of Texas, and am grateful for the confidence these young leaders have placed in me.  I look forward to working with them on behalf of our conservative principles in Austin.”

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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