Texas Rep. Eric Johnson Running for Dallas Mayor

State Rep. Eric Johnson on Tuesday announced that he's running for Dallas mayor."I believe I offer the citizens of Dallas a unique combination of experience, energy, and creativity when it comes to solving problems, along with a proven track record of working well with people from varying backgrounds in order to accomplish great things," Johnson said in a statement. "I have represented one of the most diverse House districts in the state for nearly a decade and I've shown that I can bring people together to get the job done for all of our families."Johnson, a lawyer, has represented House District 100 since 2010, when the Democrat replaced Terri Hodge, who resigned after a bribery conviction.National Football Hall of Famer and Dallas Cowboys legend Mel Renfro is Johnson's campaign treasurer."I've been around winners all my life, from winning football state championships in high school to winning two Super Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys, so I know a winner when I see one," he said. "Eric Johnson is a winner and he'll be a great mayor,"Johnson said he's ready to help move the city forward. "Dallas is a great city, but we have some serious challenges ahead of us," he said. "We need to make sure that the Dallas of tomorrow is full of opportunity for everyone. It's time to move beyond the old divisions at City Hall and work together toward real solutions. If we do, Dallas will be a city of strong, safe neighborhoods where families thrive and where every child has the opportunities to succeed that I enjoyed growing up in this incredible city,"  Continue reading...

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