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Cody Harris

Cody Harris

American politician, Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives
Cody Harris
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Intro American politician, Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives
Is Politician
From United States of America
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth Palestine, United States of America
Politics Republican Party
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Biography

Cody Harris is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives for District 8.

Political career

Harris won the Republican primary against Thomas McNut 57% to 43%.

Harris won the general election on November 6, 2018 against Wesley Ratcliff (D) 78.2% to 21.8%.

Political views

Harris is a conservative Republican.

  • Opposes government regulations on farmers and rural communities.
  • Secure border with Mexico.
  • Improve public education.
  • Lower property taxes.
  • Shrink size of government.
  • Pro-life view on abortion.
  • Promote family values.

Member of the National Rifle Association, Texas Agricultural Lifetime Program, Texas Association of Realtors, and Texas Farm Bureau.

Personal life

Harris was born in Tyler, Texas; he is a fifth generation Texan. He and his family had financial trouble during the savings and loan crisis of the 1980's. His family leased a piece of land outside of Palestine, Texas to grow vegetables. At age 7, he would get up at 5am pick vegetables and then sell them on side of road. Harris attended Texas A&M University in 2006. He owns Liberty Land and Ranch a company which specializes in farm and ranch real estate, management and development. He and his wife Taylor have four children. He is a deacon at First Baptist Church in Palestine.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 06 Jan 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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