August 31, 2021 - State Representative Chris Paddie (R-Marshall) has announced that he will seek re-election to Texas House District 9 in 2022. House District 9 is includes Cass, Harrison, Marion, Panola, Sabine, and Shelby counties.
“It was a banner year for conservatives in the Texas House,” said Paddie. “Some of our achievements include passing Constitutional Carry to protect the 2nd Amendment, the largest border security investment to date, and a landmark bill to support rural broadband. I proudly co-sponsored the Heartbeat Bill to protect unborn babies from the moment a heartbeat is detectable. I coauthored legislation that prevents churches from ever being shut down and authored much-needed electric grid reform.”
Chris Paddie serves as chairman of the highly influential State Affairs Committee. In his time as state representative, he has been consistently endorsed by conservative leaders and organizations such as the Texas Alliance for Life, the National Rifle Association, the Texas Farm Bureau, and many more.
“We had a great session, but as we are now hard at work in our second special session, many things remain undone,” said Paddie. “Property tax relief, election integrity, protecting the free speech of conservatives on social media, and sending a 13th check to our retired teachers are just some of the issues we are continuing to address. I am committed to continuing this work through the special sessions and into this coming term.”
Chris and his wife, Brooke, make their home in Marshall with their two sons, Christopher and Noah.