Hancock Earns Texas Alliance for Life PAC Endorsement
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: April 23, 2012
CONTACT: Amy Ellsworth • 512-809-6367 • email@example.com
The Texas Alliance for Life Political Action Committee has announced its endorsement of Rep. Kelly Hancock’s campaign for Senate District 9.
“We need Kelly Hancock’s leadership and commitment to protecting life in the Senate. Hancock played an active role in the most pro-life legislative session in our State’s history, and we know we can count on him in the Texas Senate. The Texas Alliance for Life PAC is enthusiastic in its endorsement of Kelly Hancock and encourages SD 9 voters to join in supporting his campaign,” said Joe Pojman, Ph.D., Texas Alliance for Life PAC Executive Director.
Hancock said of the endorsement, “I have had the honor of working side-by-side with Texas Alliance for Life and its members to pass legislation that protects the most vulnerable among us, the unborn. I am humbled to receive the Texas Alliance for Life endorsement and will continue to defend and advance pro-life policies.”
Hancock has also earned the co-endorsement of Texas Right to Life. Hancock has received strong support from respected individuals and organizations throughout District 9 and the state, including, a number of SD 9 precinct chairs; Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott; 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.