Austin, December 28 – Texas Right to Life, the oldest, largest and only statewide Pro-Life organization in Texas, has announced its endorsements in Montgomery County’s local races.
The Pro-Life organization made the following endorsements in contested Montgomery County races:
- Montgomery County Judge: Mark Keough.
- Montgomery County Treasurer: Melanie Pryor Bush.
- State Representative, District 15: Steve Toth
- State Representative, District 16: Will Metcalf
- 284th District Court Judge: Kristin Bays.
Keough is running for County Judge against incumbent Craig Doyal, who has close ties to the Davenport Ring of corrupt local officials. Bush is running for County Treasurer against incumbent Stephanne Davenport, who is also a part of the Davenport Ring. Bays is running for the open seat that the retiring Judge Cara Wood is leaving.
Toth is running in the Republican Primary Election for the open seat which Keough will leave to run for Montgomery County Judge. Keough has indicated he will serve as a State Representative until the end of his term on December 31, 2018. Keogh’s term as Montgomery County Judge would begin the next day, if he wins.
Metcalf is running for re-election as the State Representative, District 16, but has drawn a Primary Election challenger.
The members, directors, staff, and affiliated local chapters of Texas Right to Life seek to articulate and protect the Right to Life of defenseless human beings, born and unborn, through legal, peaceful, and prayerful means. This commitment is derived from a belief that each human being, from the moment of fertilization until natural death, has an immeasurable dignity and inalienable Right to Life.