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Candidate Comparison: Governor, May 22nd Democratic Runoff

Prior to the March 6th primary, the Amarillo Pioneer requested responses from the candidates running for various offices regarding the top issues facing Amarillo and the surrounding areas.

In the run up to the May 22nd Republican and Democratic primary runoffs in Potter and Randall Counties, the Amarillo Pioneer will be featuring condensed versions of the candidates' responses in our daily editions of the Amarillo Pioneer to better acquaint voters with their choices.

For full responses, please visit https://www.amarillopioneer.com/voter-guide/.


Photo by AIA Dallas

Photo by AIA Dallas

Lupe Valdez

Occupation: Former Dallas County Sheriff

Do you supporting capping the maximum contribution that a donor may give a candidate in a single election cycle?

NO RESPONSE AVAILABLE BY DEADLINE

Would you support any legislation restricting the sale, ownership or carrying of firearms in Texas? Why or why not?

NO RESPONSE AVAILABLE BY DEADLINE

Would you sign property tax reform legislation? Why or why not?

NO RESPONSE AVAILABLE BY DEADLINE


Photo by Texas Monthly

Photo by Texas Monthly

Andrew White

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Do you supporting capping the maximum contribution that a donor may give a candidate in a single election cycle?

"Yes, because we don't want the influence of money in politics."

Would you support any legislation restricting the sale, ownership or carrying of firearms in Texas? Why or why not?

"I support universal background checks."

Would you sign property tax reform legislation? Why or why not?

"Yes, but local governments should be able to control their own tax rates."

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