State Representative Tracy O. King Announces his Candidacy for Re-Election

October 17, 2017

Representative Tracy O. King (D-Uvalde) is proud to announce his campaign for re-election to District 80 of the Texas House of Representatives. District 80 includes the counties of Dimmit, Frio, Uvalde, Zapata, Zavala and part of Webb. “I look forward to travelling throughout the district and renewing old friendships and forging new ones. With your help, we can return to Austin in January 2019 and continue our mission to make a better and safer Texas,” said Representative King.

Throughout his tenure in the Texas House, he has held numerous leadership positions and is currently the Chairman of the House Agriculture and Livestock Committee. In addition to his chairmanship, he also serves on the Natural Resources Committee. In the past he has held positions on a variety other powerful committees including: Ways and Means, Appropriations Culture Recreation and Tourism, Environmental Regulation, and chaired the Border and International Affairs Committee.

As a local businessman, father, and husband, Representative King is keenly aware of the needs and challenges facing South and Southwest Texas families. Combined with his years of experience and proven record in the Texas House, he is unparalleled when it comes to knowing what to do and how to do it.

“I will continue to approach the needs of our State with a fair, determined and experienced mind,” Representative King said. “The seniority that I have will continue to play a pivotal role in securing key leadership positions that will greatly benefit the citizens of District 80.”

Representative King’s agenda for next session is to continue his efforts for more job opportunities, better health care, improved public education, additional benefits for veterans, lower taxes and a better business climate for the citizens of South and Southwest Texas.

From Zapata to Uvalde, Representative King’s re-election bid has drawn overwhelming support from a large number of local and community leaders throughout all six counties of District 80. He expresses his gratitude for the support his re-election announcement has generated.

“It is an honor and a privilege to serve as your State Representative and a responsibility I take very seriously,” said King. “I am sincerely grateful for everyone’s support over the years and I look forward to continuing our efforts in the Texas House of Representatives.”

For more information or to contact Representative Tracy O. King, please contact the campaign at 956-307-6248.

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