Pillow Talk - Primary Results

Posted By: Perry Pillow Legislative Updates,

Vote on May 4th in the municipal elections. Vote on November 5th in the general election. And vote in any and all run-off elections. Voting is your duty and your privilege.  

  • FWAA-endorsed candidates had mixed results in the March 5th primary elections.
  • FWAA, TAA, & NAA PAC supported candidates in FWAA’s service area won one contest outright (Dawn Waye(R) – Denton County Tax Assessor Collector – 62%).
  • FWAA member Craig Goldman (R) – 44.35% is in a run-off for the open congressional district 12 seat to replace longtime FWAA friend Kay Granger.
  • FWAA member Republican state representative Stephanie Klick (HD 91) – 48% is in a run-off with David Lowe – 46%.
  • FWAA PAC supported Republican state representative Glenn Rogers (HD – 60) – 37% lost to challenger Mike Olcott – 63%.
  • In a fair close race, FWAA PAC supported Republican Tarrant County Tax Assessor – Collector Wendy Burgess – 49.7% lost to former Tarrant County Republic Party Chair Rick Barnes – 50.3%

Other contests that impact FWAA members include:

Democrat Primary:

  • Tarrant County Commissioner – Precinct 1 is going to a run-off between former Fort Worth City Council Mayor Pro Tem Kathleen Hicks - 37% and Rodrick Miles – 32%.

Republican Primary:

  • Congressman Jake Ellzey (TX – 6) won with 61%
  • State Representative Gio Capriglione (HD 98) won with 70%
  • State Representative Charlie Geren (HD 99) won with 60%
  • State Representative Dewayne Burns (HD 58) – 41% is in a run-off with Helen Kerwin – 49%.
  • The open state representative district 97 race to replace Craig Goldman is going to a run-off between Cheryl Bean (49.6%) and John McQueeney (29.66%)

FWAA’s Government Affairs Committee meets March 19th to discuss potential PAC donation recommendations for the run-off elections.

Voter Information

BEDFORD AGGRESIVENESS CONTINUES - Bedford city officials continued to aggressively enforce multifamily inspection despite repeated FWAA efforts to mitigate unreasonable code enforcement tactics. FWAA will remain vigilant in holding Bedford city officials accountable for fair and open communication with FWAA members.

CONTRIBUTE TO THE FWAA PAC – FWAA advocacy efforts depend on all our members doing their part to support candidates that align with FWAA’s financial interests.

Please contribute to the FWAA PAC by clicking on the following link: https://form.jotform.com/220464310148143

Perry Pillow is FWAA's Director of Government Affairs. For more information, contact Perry at  ppillow@aatcnet.org  or call 817-701-6353.