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.

(WACO) —Texas Farm Bureau Friends of Agriculture Fund (AGFUND), Inc. has endorsed incumbent Tracy King (D-Batesville) for the Texas House District 80 seat.

“Rep. King is the epitome of strong, assertive leadership. His colleagues have tremendous respect for his thoughts on major issues because they know he has done his homework,” said Texas Farm Bureau and AGFUND President Kenneth Dierschke. “His leadership as vice chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources has been invaluable to the farmers and ranchers of this state.  Our organization strongly supports his reelection to the Texas House.”

He is currently serving his eighth term and serves on the Cultural, Recreational and Tourism Committee, which provides oversight on wildlife and hunting issues.

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AGFUND is Texas Farm Bureau’s political action fund.  It is a legal entity separate from the Texas Farm Bureau and may endorse and contribute to political candidates.  AGFUND is funded by voluntary contributions from TFB members.

 

Family Physicians Endorse Representative Tracy O. King for Re-Election to District 80

April 24, 2012

AUSTIN – The political advocacy arm of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, Texas’ largest physician specialty organization, has endorsed State Rep. Tracy King for re-election to Texas House District 80. “Now, perhaps more than ever before, Texas needs qualified individuals in the House of Representatives who have a proven record of protecting patients,” said […]

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Representative Tracy King Earns Business Endorsement

April 20, 2012

Tracy King Earns Business Endorsement The Business and Commerce Political Action Committee, the political arm of the Texas Association of Business (TAB), is proud to endorse State Representative Tracy King for re-election to the Texas House District 80. “Tracy King has served as an advocate for business and jobs in the Texas House,” said Bill […]

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Texas Association of Realtors Endorse Tracy King

April 13, 2012

April 4, 2012 – AUSTIN – The Texas Association of Realtors today announced its decision to endorse Tracy King in his election to the Texas House to represent District 80. Making the statement last week, Chairman Joe Stewart applauded King’s commitment to Texas homeowners. “The next legislative session will be filled with difficult decisions,” said […]

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Representative Tracy O. King Joins the Texas Water Smart Coalition

April 5, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas – Representative Tracy O. King has joined Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples in support of the Texas Water Smart Coalition, which is comprised of businesses, trade associations, cities, water suppliers and elected officials who are committed to promoting water conservation in Texas. The unprecedented drought and heat have brought many challenges to […]

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Representative Tracy O. King Participates in Tejano Monument Dedication

April 2, 2012

 AUSTIN, Texas – Representative Tracy King participated in a ceremony for the unveiling of the Tejano Monument at the Capitol on Thursday, March 29. The monument honors the many contributions of Tejanos to the Lone Star State. “Any time school children come and see that monument, they will know the State of Texas has a much longer […]

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Texas Rural Water Association Honors Representative Tracy King

March 23, 2012

(Fort Worth) – The Texas Rural Water Association presented Texas State Representative Tracy King with the TRWA Friend of Rural Water Award on Thursday at the association’s Annual Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. Representative King is the 11th recipient of the honor in the association’s 43 year history. The Friend of Rural Water Award is […]

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Rep. Tracy O. King Attends Culture, Recreation and Tourism Committee Hearing

March 6, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas – State Representative Tracy O. King (D-Batesville), along with other members of the Culture, Recreation and Tourism Committee, heard testimony Tuesday on the effects of the drought and wildfires on Texas tourism and state parks. “The recent wildfires and ongoing drought have had a devastating impact statewide,” said Rep. King. “Our state park […]

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Texas State Teachers Association Endorses Representative Tracy O. King

February 14, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA), the Texas affiliate of the National Education Association, endorsed Representative Tracy O.King’s candidacy for reelection to the Texas House of Representatives. “I am honored to have earned the trust of the TSTA, a group that has the best interest of students and teachers at heart,” stated […]

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