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Van Taylor Declares Victory in Race for TX-03

November 3, 2020

FRISCO – Following the release of election results from Collin County this evening, Decision Desk HQ declared Van Taylor the winner in the race for Texas’ Third Congressional District.

Joined by family and supporters in Frisco, Van Taylor released the following statement:

“Representing Collin County in the United States Congress has been an incredible honor. While this has been a challenging year in so many ways, it’s the people of Texas’ Third Congressional District who remind me of why the United States is such an incredible nation.

“In a time when much of the country is divided by partisan politics, in true Texas fashion, Collin County has instead come together to support our neighbors, care for one another, and overcome every obstacle we may face.

“It is this compassion and thoughtfulness that is desperately lacking in Washington. And because of this, we must remain deliberate in our efforts to improve our community and repair our government.

“Collin County is the best place to live, work, and raise a family and I am grateful for the opportunity to continue serving the place I love.”

Van Taylor is a 7th generation Texan, a dedicated family man, successful businessman, and decorated Marine Officer. Van Taylor served both in the Texas House of Representatives and Texas Senate prior to serving Collin County in Congress.

Dallas Morning News: “We strongly recommend voters return U.S. Rep. Van Taylor to office”

October 11, 2020

Because of his consistent focus on bending Congress away from its upward arc of partisan failure, we strongly recommend voters return U.S. Rep. Van Taylor to office.

Since winning office in 2018, Republican Taylor, 48, has been a model of reaching across the aisle to Democrats to achieve results that have a positive impact. He worked with Democratic U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey for example to bring a new veterans hospital to Garland.

His focus on getting members of Congress to just get the basics done is what most Americans want regardless of party.

Taylor, a Marine war veteran and businessman, is a member of the Problem Solvers caucus, a regrettably small group of common-sense moderates who must at times feel overwhelmed by the inability of Congress to even address American legislative problems, much less solve them.

Taylor’s importance in this area is detailed in the little things he does.

A headline in this newspaper once labeled him “Mr. Bipartisan” for having the temerity to openly speak to Democrats inside the House.

He also tells a story of introducing a Democratic representative to a Republican representative. The two congressmen had both served as Army Rangers in the same regiment, yet had never met. Think about that. And as you do, recall that the historically productive Congressional sessions in the years after World War II often involved people of different parties who had shared backgrounds in service.

Taylor is running against Democrat Lulu Seikaly, a 34-year-old labor attorney and relatively recent arrival to the district. Seikaly describes herself as a pragmatic progressive. We would put the emphasis on progressive.

Taylor is the stronger choice.


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