Texas state rep District 107

Samuel Smith
Brief Biography
  • Deployed as an army officer in Liberia, oversaw medical faculty construction during Ebola pandemic

  • Worked for a land development engineering firm in DFW before building a small investment research and modeling business

Education
  • Would seek to replace the state STAAR test with a “localized solution”

  • Wants to cut spending on athletic infrastructure and reinvest in classrooms, special education and teacher retirement programs

  • Will vote to “empower teachers to protective themselves” from violence in schools

Women's/ Reproductive rights
  • Would fight to defend his pro-life stance on abortions

Other Priorties
  • Lowering property taxes

  • Enforcing law-and-order response to “violent riots”

  • Small business recovery 

  • Reducing over-crowded prisons

Victoria Neave
Brief Biography
  • Graduated as the first member of her family to earn a college degree before attending law school and graduating magna cum laude

  • Began working in a commercial litigation group before running her own civil litigation and employment law firm

Education
  • Has passed bills to help increase access to higher education by making it more affordable

  • Will work to make sure every child has the opportunity to succeed

  • Has a long track record of authoring , co authoring and sponsoring bills that provide financial support and access to opportunities for k-12 students. 

Women's/
Reproductive Rights
  • Will fight for women to earn equal pay for equal work

  • Introduced legislation to make June 12th Women Veterans Day in Texas

  • Filed and passed historic bill to address backlog of untested DNA kits in sexual assault cases

other priorties
  • COVID-19 recovery

  • Justice for women and sexual and domestic abuse survivors

  • Advocating for veterans

  • Access to K-12 and higher education