Young Conservatives of Texas Endorse Bill Keffer in HD 114

Press Releases / April 10, 2012


April 10, 2012

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

Austin, TX — Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) announced today their endorsement of Representative Bill Keffer for reelection in House District 114.

“Keffer is a proven conservative leader from his previous two terms in the Texas House. He is very smart, has a strong conservative voting record, and was highly effective and knows how to get things done. Young Conservatives of Texas knows that Keffer will hit the ground running from day one,” said Tony McDonald, YCT Senior Vice Chairman.

House District 114 consists of Lake Highlands, Preston Hollow, and North Dallas. Representative Will Hartnett, the HD114 incumbent, is retiring at the end of this term. In addition to Young Conservatives of Texas, Keffer has also been endorsed by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, Texas Association of Business-Chamber of Commerce, Texas Oil & Gas Association, the Dallas County Republican Assembly, Senator John Carona, and many other individuals and organizations.

“I’m proud to have earned the endorsement of the Young Conservatives of Texas. They are a principled group that wants legislators who will work hard to make Texas an even better place to live. My goals will be to improve our education system through more accountability and transparency, to reduce the tax burden on hard-working Texas families, and to make our streets and neighborhoods as safe as possible for our citizens. I look forward to going back to Austin and fighting for conservative values,” said Bill Keffer.

Bill Keffer, 53, is married to his wife Liz Keffer, and they have three children. He grew up in Dallas and graduated from The Greenhill School. He earned his BA from Southern Methodist University and his JD from The University of Texas Law School. He is an attorney and specializes in the practice of environmental matters in the oil-and-gas industry. He also serves as a Board Member of the Maguire Energy Institute at Southern Methodist University.

The Republican Primary is May 29th. Early voting is from May 14-25.

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


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