Dr. Dawn Buckingham Announces Re-Election Campaign For Texas Senate

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Dr. Dawn Buckingham Announces Re-Election Campaign For Texas Senate
Physician-Legislator To Highlight Three Standout Years in Legislature

LAKEWAY, TX – September 3rd, 2019 Dr. Dawn Buckingham, Senator for District 24, is proud to announce her reelection campaign. During her time in the Senate, she has earned a reputation as a conservative defender of life protecting the unborn and has prioritized increasing teacher salaries and public education funding. Senator Buckingham has also been a champion to stop sanctuary cities and to empower small business owners. Having consistently delivered on key promises during her three years in the Texas Senate, Dr. Dawn Buckingham officially announces her re-election campaign to continue representing Senate District 24. Over the next several months, Buckingham will highlight her record as a conservative champion who fights for improved education, lower taxes, border security, and the defense of life.

“When I began my first campaign for the Texas Senate, I promised to stand up for our district, and I am proud to have done just that,” Buckingham said. “I stood up for our schools and our teachers without raising taxes. I stood up for small business owners and worked to eliminate bureaucratic red tape so that the 24th District would be an even better place to start a business. I stood up for a strong border and I stood up for the unborn. If I am blessed to again earn the trust of my constituents at the ballot box, I promise to continue fighting on their behalf.”

Since her election to the Texas Senate, Dr. Buckingham’s historic achievements include:

  • First woman elected to represent Senate District 24
  • First Republican from Travis County to serve in the Texas Senate
  • First state legislator to serve as Texas GOP Victory Chair
  • First legislator to serve on the Sunset Advisory Commission after previously serving as a public member
  • First person in 58 years to serve as Chair of prestigious Senate Nominations Committee with two years or less legislative experience
  • Recognized nationally as an Emerging Leader for her potential and ability to impact Texas and the Republican Party.

During the past legislative session, Dr. Buckingham served as Chairwoman of the Nominations Committee, as well as serving on the Criminal Justice, Health and Human Services, and Higher Education Committees. She is also a member of the Sunset Advisory Commission and the Senate Redistricting Committee.

“As I campaign across this district, I look forward to sharing my vision for the future with voters and continuing my work to make Texas an even better place to live, work, raise a family, and start a business,” Buckingham said.
Dawn Buckingham is from a 7th-generation Texas family and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Buckingham is a practicing oculoplastic and reconstructive surgeon. Prior to her service as a State Senator, Dr. Buckingham was a trustee on the Lake Travis ISD School Board, served as vice chair of the State Board of Educator Certification, and was appointed as a public member to the Sunset Advisory Commission.

For more information about Dr. Buckingham and her campaign, please visit www.dawnbuckingham.com.