Van Taylor Statement on TX-03 Republican Primary Victory
PLANO, TX – Senator Van Taylor released the following statement after being declared the winner in this evening’s Republican primary election for the Third Congressional District of Texas with over 86% of the vote after the early vote results were reported.
“Anne and I are truly humbled by, and grateful for, the outpouring of grassroots support committed to bringing the conservative solutions we have pioneered here in Texas to Washington, D.C. Tonight was a huge win for the conservative grassroots. From securing our border and defending America, to creating jobs and limiting the growth of government, our nation faces some defining choices ahead that need proven conservative leadership.”
Taylor continued by recognizing Congressman Johnson for his years of service saying, “Congressman Sam Johnson is a true American hero and patriot whose sacrifice is a debt that our nation can never repay. As he completes the final year of his service as our congressman, his legacy will long be remembered here in Collin County, Texas, and across our nation. We now need a new generation of conservative leaders to pick up and carry the torch of freedom. I look forward to working with the people of Collin County on our campaign to advance commonsense solutions to ensure the next generation inherits a nation just as strong, secure, and prosperous as previous generations have passed down to us.”
Van and his wife, Anne, married after his return from Iraq and are the proud parents of three young girls. Van and his family reside in Plano near the land his great-grandfather farmed during the Great Depression.