Representative John Wray announces campaign for re-election Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Ellis County on June 24, 2015 by Staff Report John Wray laying out his first bill during his first term as a Texas State Representative in 2015.ELLIS COUNTY — After one of the most successful legislative sessions in recent history, State Representative John Wray (R-Waxahachie) today announced that he will seek re-election. Wray currently serves House District 10, which covers Ellis County and part of Henderson County.During his first campaign, Wray promised his constituents that he would travel to Austin to fight for key conservative principles: a balanced state budget, heightened investment in border security, and a committed effort to protect and defend 2nd Amendment rights. John has delivered on all three promises and more.A successful small business owner, Wray was proud to support a balanced budget that upheld conservative principles and ensured our taxpayer dollars are well managed and invested with taxpayers in mind."I am proud of our conservative achievements this session," said Wray. "We passed a balanced budget, cut $3.8 billion in property and franchise taxes, advanced gun rights by passing open and campus carry, and protected precious unborn life every step of the way. I'm excited and ready to keep moving our conservative values forward."This session, Wray supported the "Stronger Border, Safer Texas Act," which strengthens the presence of DPS Troopers on the border, hinders the activity of the cartels, and establishes a team of investigators to aid police forces in cracking down on crime syndicates wherever they operate.Wray, a lifetime member of the NRA, is a proud defender of 2nd Amendment rights and an adamant conservative voice in Austin. This session, Wray co-authored the bill that permits licensed individuals to openly carry handguns.Wray had a successful first term as your State Representative, but he believes there is more work to be done to further improve and protect the conservative way of life.Wray is a graduate of Texas A&M University and the University of Texas School of Law. He is an attorney serving small businesses and families in Ellis County. John also co-owns a small title company in Ellis County. John and his wife, Michele, have two children, Morgan and Patrick. They attend First United Methodist Church. You may also be interested in readingRepresentative Wray announces district office opening and town hallTexas House approves state budgetRepresentative Wray announces August Town Hall datesBirdwell announces re-election run for Texas SenateLETTER: For Paul PerryCommissioner Paul Perry announces re-election campaignSpeaker Straus appoints Rep. Wray to two committeesRepresentative Wray announces 84th Legislative staffFirst public hearing on proposed county budget to be held MondayAnnexation reform petition gains traction in Ellis County ← Glenn Heights reports positive West Nile Virus mosquito sampleSCAM ALERT: Residents targeted by fake arrest warrant phone calls → You must log in to post a comment.