Roger Burns, a successful businessman and community leader who had a strong third place finish in the primary election for State Representative in HD 67, has endorsed Jeff Leach in the upcoming runoff election on July 31st. Burns received more than 20 percent of the vote in the election on May 29th.
In his endorsement Roger Burns stated, “I am pleased to endorse Jeff Leach in the runoff election. Over the past several months, I have learned about Jeff’s goals and priorities, and I strongly believe he is the best candidate in the runoff to represent our community in the Texas Legislature. I have complete confidence that Jeff’s heart is in the right place. He will work hard as our State Representative and will strive to do what is in the best interest of our district and the State of Texas. I strongly encourage my friends in House District 67 to support Jeff Leach on July 31st.”
In response to Burns’ endorsement, Jeff Leach said, “I have truly enjoyed getting to know Roger and Claire and their family throughout the course of this campaign. Roger is a strong leader in our district and I have been challenged and encouraged by many of our conversations as we have shared our ideas and goals for our community. I am proud and honored to have Roger’s support and am excited to welcome him to our core team as we seek victory on July 31st.”
Running for Texas House of Representative in District 67, Jeff Leach was raised in Plano and graduated from Plano Senior High School. He is a graduate of SMU’s Dedman School of Law and currently practices with the law firm of Griffith Nixon Davison, P.C. He received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University. Jeff and his wife Becky are active members of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano. They live in Plano with their two children Brady, age 4, and Charlotte, age 1.