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Apr 20, 2010
Van Taylor is not running for the Texas House of Representatives until November. But he is being sworn in today.
Taylor last week defeated Mabrie Jackson for the seat in a hotly contested GOP primary runoff. Both candidates also had filed for a May 8 special election to fill the remaining unexpired term of McCall, who stepped down last month.
Apr 14, 2010
Taylor beat former Plano City Councilwoman Mabrie Griffith Jackson, who was endorsed by former Rep. Brian McCall. Taylor had the Tea Party folks (many of whom supported the third candidate, Wayne Richard, in the March primary) and also had endorsements from two other Collin County lawmakers, Reps. Jodie Laubenberg of Parker and Ken Paxton of McKinney.
Apr 14, 2010
Van Taylor defeated Mabrie Jackson on Tuesday in the race for west Plano’s coveted seat in the Texas House after an intense Republican runoff campaign.
Mar 17, 2010
In another indication of the growing momentum in his campaign, Van Taylor today announced the endorsement of 20 Republican Precinct Chairs in House District 66, including all six Republican precinct chairs that previously supported Wayne Richard during the primary. Taylor also announced the endorsement of the Collin County Conservative Republicans, one of the fastest-growing Republican organizations in the county.
Mar 10, 2010
(Plano, TX) – Van Taylor, Republican candidate for State Representative in House District 66, today announced that he has received the endorsement of the Texas Right to Life PAC.
Mar 05, 2010
(Plano, TX) – Van Taylor, conservative candidate for Texas House District 66, was endorsed today by former primary competitor Wayne Richard.
Mar 04, 2010
(Plano, TX) – After months of a hard fought three-way primary, Plano Republicans voted Mabrie Jackson and Van Taylor into a runoff which will take place in six weeks, on April 13th.
Feb 22, 2010
(Plano) - As the Dallas Morning News reported on the Plano Blog Friday, “Candidate Mabrie Jackson has gone on the offensive today, publishing a mudslinging website paid for by her campaign that attacks her foes….” Collin County Republicans today continued to speak out and condemn the negative campaign launched Friday by Mabrie Jackson.
Feb 19, 2010
(Plano) - In a last-minute attempt to resurrect her failing campaign, Mabrie Jackson has subjected Plano residents to negative attacks, false charges and offensive mailers. In fact, one Texas publication today characterized the latest developments from Jackson as the “Plano Mud Season”. In spite of launching one of the most negative mail pieces in Collin County history, the Jackson campaign unbelievably maintains “I don’t think this qualifies as going negative.”
Jan 28, 2010
(Plano, TX) – Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, a leading conservative organization designed to give Texas’ fiscal conservatives a voice in the electoral process, today announced their endorsement of Van Taylor in the Texas House District 66 Republican Primary, citing his strong conservative credentials, business experience, and commitment to protecting the taxpayers.
Jan 22, 2010
(Plano, TX) – The Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT), the state’s oldest conservative youth organization, today announced their unanimous support for Republican Van Taylor in Texas’ State House District 66, citing his service to the conservative moment in Texas.
Jan 22, 2010
(Plano, TX) – U.S. Representative Jeb Hensarling, one of the nation’s leading voices for conservatives, has announced his support for Republican Van Taylor in Texas’ State House District 66.
Dec 15, 2009
(Plano, TX) – Republican candidate for Texas House District 66, Van Taylor, today announced that he has earned the “TEApproved” label from the North Texas Tea Party.
Dec 08, 2009
(Plano, TX) – Last night at the Collin County Republican Headquarters, Republican Van Taylor filed to launch his campaign for state representative. Also on Monday, Taylor unveiled an introductory campaign commercial, which highlights his service as a United States Marine in Iraq, his dedication to conservative principles, and his reasons for running.
Dec 07, 2009
Decorated Iraq veteran and conservative Republican Van Taylor today announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in State House District 66.
- Van Taylor appointed to finish Brian McCall’s term in Texas House District 66
- LIVE: Plano Texas House District 66 runoff results
- Conservative Van Taylor wins state House race in west Plano
- Taylor Earns Endorsement of a Majority of Local Republican Precinct Chairs; Secures Key Endorsement
- Texas Right to Life Endorses Van Taylor