Comptroller Susan Combs Endorses Hancock
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs has endorsed Rep. Kelly Hancock’s campaign for Texas Senate District 9. Comptroller Combs made the following statement regarding her endorsement of Hancock:
“Kelly Hancock and I have worked closely together to protect the financial future of our state. He has been a trusted ally in keeping taxes low and rejecting funds that come with damaging strings attached. Kelly is the kind of leader Senate District 9 families deserve - conservative, upstanding, and hardworking.”
“I am grateful for the support of Comptroller Combs. As the state’s chief financial officer, she understands we must keep taxes low to keep our economy strong. During my time in the Legislature, I have consistently advocated lower taxes and will remain committed to protecting Texans from tax increases in the future,” Rep. Hancock said.
Hancock continues to receive support from respected individuals and organizations throughout District 9 and the state, including, a number of SD 9 precinct chairs; Governor Rick Perry Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott; State Representative Rodney Anderson; Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne; Southlake Mayor John Terrell; former Fort Worth Mayor Bob Bolen; Cathie Adams, former President, Texas Eagle Forum; Texas Alliance for Life; Texas Right to Life; 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.
Hancock 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.