YCT Issues Second Round of Endorsements

Press Releases / January 19, 2016


January 19, 2016

Contact: Jeff Morris, State Chairman
Mobile: (512) 840-1980
Email: [email protected]

Austin, TX — Today, Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) announced its second set of endorsements for the 2016 Republican Primary.

The endorsements announced today were for 12 primary challengers based on their qualifications and commitment to legislating in a conservative manner.

YCT endorsed the following candidates:

HD 1: George Lavendar
HD 7: David Watts
HD 8: Thomas McNutt
HD 17: Brent Golemon
HD 47: Jay Wiley
HD 60: Mike Lang
HD 59: Brent Graves
HD 81: Joshua Crawford
HD 84: Jim Landtroop
HD 99: Bo French
HD 113: Jonathan Boos
HD 114: Dan Morenoff

“Each of these candidates have been thoroughly vetted and we believe they will serve our state conservatively in the Texas House,” said Jeff Morris, YCT State Chairman. “We hope that the constituents in their districts will support them in the upcoming Republican Primary.”

Between now and Early Voting, YCT will continue evaluating all filed candidates up and down the ballot and release endorsements. If you are interested in pursuing their endorsement, please contact [email protected] and ask for a questionnaire.

In December, YCT released its Legislative Ratings of the 84th Legislature, which can be viewed at ratings.yct.org. YCT has the most respected ratings of the state legislature and is the only conservative group to have done so over the past 21 legislative sessions.

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 21 legislative sessions. For more information about YCT, please visit 


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