Attorney General Greg Abbott Endorses Hancock
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Today, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced his endorsement of Representative Kelly Hancock in his campaign for Senate District 9. Abbott cited Hancock’s conservative leadership and commitment to tort reform in his endorsement comments.
“Kelly Hancock is a committed conservative with a record of leadership when it comes to protecting taxpayers and keeping the cost and scope of government contained. As a proven advocate of tort reform, we need Kelly back in Austin to maintain and improve the fairness, balance and predictability of the Texas civil justice system in order to promote the integrity of the law and continue Texas’ lead in job creation. I am proud to endorse Rep. Hancock for the Texas Senate,” said General Greg Abbott.
“It is an honor to have the endorsement of General Abbott, a highly respected and principled champion for our state and its people. General Abbott has been an ally in keeping taxes low and limiting government interference; conservative values that have kept Texas strong,” Rep. Hancock said.
Hancock has received strong support from respected individuals and organizations throughout District 9 and the state, including, a number of SD 9 precinct chairs; State Representative Rodney Anderson; former Fort Worth Mayor Bob Bolen; Cathie Adams, former President, Texas Eagle Forum; Texans for Fiscal Responsibility; Young Conservatives of Texas; Texans for Lawsuit Reform; Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association; and Business and Commerce Political Action Committee, the political arm of the Texas Association of Business.
Senate District 9 includes all of Hancock’s current State House District. In addition, it includes Southlake, the Tarrant County portion of Westlake, Euless, and Keller along with sections of Hurst, Bedford, Arlington, Irving, and Grand Prairie.
A consistent advocate for pro-business policies, Hancock has been named "Champion for Free Enterprise" by the Texas Association of Business. He was first elected to the Texas House in 2006, and is Chairman of the Republican Caucus Policy Committee.
Prior to his service in the Texas Legislature, Hancock spent 13 years on the Birdville ISD School Board. He owns Advanced Chemical Logistics, his family-founded company. Kelly and his wife, Robin, have been married 25 years and have three children.