Republican, and incoming freshman Texas State House member-elect, David Simpson says he is will “support best man for the job.” This is according to an article linked here. According to this srticle, Simpson is “leaning” toward Chisum.
Straus has been critical of the State Board of Education, which now has a split of 11 Republicans and 4 Democrats. Watch our video here to see leadership of conservatives on the State Board of Education. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPMTL0fYabM&feature=player_embedded]