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TREC PAC Shares 2022 Election Endorsements

Oct 24, 2022 | Press Releases, Public Policy, TREC News | 0 comments

DALLAS (October 24, 2022) – The Real Estate Council  Political Action Committee (TREC PAC) announces today its endorsement of candidates running for offices in Dallas County and the Texas State Legislature.

As part of its vetting process, TREC PAC carefully reviewed each candidate’s voting records, public comments and public service records. In addition, TREC PAC met with several candidates to learn more about their backgrounds and plans if elected.

TREC PAC endorsements of Dallas County candidates include incumbents Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins (D-Dallas) and Commissioner J.J. Koch of District 2 (R-Dallas).

In races for the Texas House of Representatives, TREC PAC endorsements were made to Rep. Justin Holland, District 33 (R-Rockwall); Rep. Matt Shaheen, District 66 (R-Plano); Rep. Jeff Leach, District 67 (R-Plano); Jamee Jolly, District 70 (R-Plano); Venton Jones, District 100 (D-Dallas), Rep. Rafael Anchia, District 103 (D-Dallas); Rep. Morgan Meyer, District 108 (R-Dallas); Rep. Toni Rose, District 110 (D-Dallas); Rep. Yvonne Davis, District 111 (D-Dallas); Rep. Angie Chen Button, District 112 (R-Richardson); and John Bryant, District 114 (D-Dallas).

TREC endorsements for Texas Senate candidates include Sen. Angela Paxton, District 8 (R-McKinney); Rep. Tan Parker, District 12 (R-Flower Mound); Sen. Nathan Johnson, District 16 (D-Dallas); and Sen. Royce West, District 23 (D-Dallas).

“We firmly believe that the candidates we selected for endorsement understand our interests as stakeholders as well as the needs of our industry and will deliberate thoughtfully and purposefully on issues that will impact our industry’s growth and the financial health and economic well-being of our membership,” said 2022 TREC PAC Chair Mattye Jones. “We appreciate each candidate’s deep commitment to public service and their time with our organization, and we look forward to working with them to advance TREC PAC’s principles of pro-growth, pro-development policies during the upcoming 88th  Texas Legislature.”

Early voting for the general election begins Monday, Oct. 24, and ends Friday, Nov. 4. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 8.

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About The Real Estate Council (TREC)

For more than 30 years, The Real Estate Council (TREC) has represented more than 2,000 commercial real estate professionals and 600 companies. TREC’s mission is to cultivate relationships in the commercial real estate industry to catalyze community investment, influence policy, propel careers, and develop the leaders of tomorrow. We believe relationships are the lifeblood of career success, civic responsibility, and community investment. In addition, the TREC Political Action Committee (PAC) advocates for public policy issues that impact the commercial real estate industry and promote long-term economic growth and vitality throughout the region, working to further achieve TREC’s vision of a world-class and livable North Texas.

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