Scott Turner, Republican Nominee for Texas House District 33, today announced his endorsement of Jeff Leach in the upcoming runoff election for House District 67 on July 31st. Turnerâ€™s endorsement adds to the growing list of Collin County leaders who are rallying behind Jeff Leachâ€™s campaign for the Texas House, including State Representative Jerry Madden, State Representative Ken Paxton and State Representative Jodie Laubenberg, as well as House District 67 Candidates Roger Burns, Mabel Simpson and John Pitchford, among many other community leaders and elected officials.
Scott Turner stated, â€śJeff Leach has strong convictions, deeply held conservative principles, and strong leadership qualities that will help him to be an effective State Representative. The citizens of District 67 will be well-served to have a person of Jeff Leachâ€™s character as their voice in Austin.â€ť
In response, Jeff Leach said, â€śScott Turner is a courageous conservative and a man of character and integrity.Â Â Heâ€™s a dear friend, and his support in this runoff is invaluable. I look forward to working with Scott in the coming years to ensure that our Â conservative values are clearly and strongly represented in the Texas Legislature.â€ť
Running for Texas House of Representative in District 67, Jeff Leach was raised in Plano and graduated from Plano Senior High School. He is a graduate of SMUâ€™s Dedman School of Law and currently practices with the law firm of Griffith Nixon Davison, P.C. He received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University. Jeff and his wife Becky are active members of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano. They live in Plano with their two children Brady, age 4, and Charlotte, age 1.
In addition to numerous community leaders across North Texas, Leach has previously earned endorsements from statewide organizations including Texans For Fiscal Responsibility, Young Conservatives of Texas, Texas Right to Life, Conservative Republicans of Texas, Concerned Women for America and the Collin County Conservative Republicans, among others. Leach is also â€śAâ€ť rated by the NRA and is the only candidate in the race for House District 67 that has been â€śTeaApprovedâ€ť by the North Texas Tea Party.