FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 6, 2020
Contact: Drew Darby Campaign
Phone: (325) 486-3739
Representative Drew Darby Endorses Lt. Col. August Pfluger for Texas’ 11th Congressional District
(San Angelo, TX) – Today, Representative Drew Darby (R-San Angelo) announced his endorsement of Lt. Col. August Pfluger (R-San Angelo) in the Republican Primary contest for Texas’ 11th Congressional District.
“I am proud to endorse August Pfluger for Texas’ 11th Congressional District,” said Darby. “August has proven that he cares deeply about the priorities of our district…the people of this community can trust him to be a strong voice for our West Texas families, businesses, and conservative values. Lt. Colonel Pfluger is the person we need in Washington to stand with President Trump in securing our border and protecting our Second Amendment.”
As a member of the Texas House of Representatives, Darby serves as Chairman of the House Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety and the Vice-Chairman of the House Committee on Business & Industry. Darby is a small business owner with offices throughout West Texas and is a member of the Texas Farm Bureau, the National Rifle Association, and the Texas Sheep and Goat Raiser’s Association. Drew and his wife, Clarisa, have five children and seven grandchildren. They are members of the First Presbyterian Church of San Angelo.
“Drew Darby is one of the most respected lawmakers in Texas and an indispensable leader for our community…I’m tremendously honored to have his support in this campaign,” said Pfluger. “If elected to Congress, I plan to work side-by-side with Representative Darby to serve the citizens of our shared community, defend our conservative values, and protect what makes this part of Texas so special.”
Lt. Colonel August Pfluger is a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a decorated fighter pilot with over 300 hours of direct combat against radical jihadists in the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Until launching his campaign in September, August served as a member of President Donald J. Trump’s National Security Council staff, where he was entrusted with our nation’s highest security clearance and charged with advising President Trump on a host of foreign and domestic threats to our nation’s security.
Texas House District 72 includes Coke, Concho, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Reagan, Runnels, Sterling, and Tom Green counties