Ron Wright | TX-06
Primary Election: March 6, 2018 (Advances to Runoff Election)
Runoff Election: May 22, 2018
General Election: November 6, 2018
Endorsed: March 7, 2018
Hometown: Arlington, TX
Professional Background: Congressional District Director/County Tax Assessor
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Political Experience: Arlington City Councilman, 2000-2008; Tarrant County Tax Assessor, 2011-Present
- Enacted a requirement that eminent domain use or tax increases must pass city council with 2/3 vote.
- Opposed other local government officials to support stronger property tax limits.
- Publicly committed to joining the pro-growth Freedom Caucus in Congress.
In the March 6th primary, Wright vaulted into the runoff, coming in a strong first place and exceeding the vote margin of the runner-up by more than 20 points, likely making him the favorite moving forward. This district is solidly Republican (R+9 Cook PVI), making the winner of the primary runoff a strong favorite in the general election in November.
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