November 7, 2017      3:47 PM
Palestine businessman Cody Harris announces for House seat held by Chairman Cook
As Thomas McNutt, who has roots in Dallas, racks up endorsements, a new player enters the battlefield; Cody Harris says, “As our rural representation in Austin continues to decline, it’s critical that we have a representative who is from here”
looking more like a crowded field may take shape in the GOP primary to succeed retiring Texas
House State Affairs Committee Chairman Byron Cook, R-Corsicana.
Tuesday, a business leader from Palestine who works in real estate, Cody Harris, announced his candidacy
for the Republican nomination for House District 8 "after
receiving strong encouragement from grassroots and community leaders across the
district," per his campaign.
By Scott Braddock