AUSTIN, TX, September 12, 2019 – Rick Kennedy, Democratic candidate for US House Congressional District TX17, will host two events on September 28 at local businesses. He invites the public to drop by and chat with him; also his candidacy petition for the 2020 race will be available for signatures.
"I can only hope. It would be the least expensive congressional campaign ever," laughed Rick Kennedy, at the prospect of running unopposed to succeed (abruptly) retiring 10-year incumbent Bill Flores, R-Bryan, in the 17th Congressional District.
By word and deed I respond to your recent editorial “What should Wacoans expect of 2020 congressional candidates?” I share your observations of the Washington circus and the “abyss into which our republic appears destined.” It is, in fact, the reason I decided to run two years ago and to run again in 2020.
AUSTIN, TX, Sep 6, 2019 - Rick Kennedy, Democratic candidate for US House District TX17, will join a group on an information-gathering trip to detention centers on the Texas-Mexico border, traveling September 18-20.
AUSTIN, TX, April 2, 2019 - Engineer Rick Kennedy announced his challenge to long-time incumbent Bill Flores today. Kennedy, who ran for Congress in 2018, plans to tour the 17th district in the coming weeks to meet voters and hear their concerns.