All candidates for Texas House of Representatives District 65 complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

Both of the candidates running in the November 8, 2022, general election for Texas House of Representative District 65 — Brittney Verdell (D) and Kronda Thimesch (R) — completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office. 

Eighty-eight of the country’s 99 state legislative chambers will hold regularly scheduled elections in 2022. The Republican Party controls both chambers of Texas’s state legislature. Texas is one of 23 states with a Republican trifecta.

Here are excerpts from candidates’ responses to the question: What are the main points you want voters to remember about your goals for your time in office? 


  • “Brittney will fight for better education and our children’s safety.”
  • “Brittney will work to codify women’s rights and expand Medicaid in Texas.”
  • “Brittney draft legislation for common sense gun laws.”       


  • “We need real property tax reform.” 
  • “We need to secure the Texas border for our safety now and to protect our future.”
  • “We need to provide a quality education that prepares our future workforce.”

Click on the candidates’ profile pages below to read their full responses to this and other questions.

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