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Tuesday, 27 October 2015
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " MARC VEASEY " IS A POLITICIAN FROM FORT WORTH TEXAS AND IS CURRENTLY THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE FOR TEXAS'S 33rd CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "
Veasey was born on January 3, 1971 to Connie and Joseph Veasey. With his parents and brother, Ryan, Veasey and his family lived in numerous rental houses in the Stop Six neighborhood of Fort Worth, Texas. When he was ten years old, his parents divorced, and Marc, Ryan and their mother moved in with their maternal grandmother in the Como neighborhood of Fort Worth.
Veasey worked as a substitute teacher and sportswriter, as well as writing scripts for an advertising agency. One summer, he volunteered for United States Representative Martin Frost, and was hired as a field representative. Veasey worked for Frost for five years.
Texas House of Representatives
As a result of the 2003 Texas redistricting, Frost lost his reelection effort in 2004 to Pete Sessions. In the 2004 elections, Veasey challenged Democratic State Representative Glenn Lewis for Texas's 95th House district. He defeated the incumbent 54%-46% in the Democratic primary. He won the general election unopposed. He was re-elected in 2006 (91%), 2008 (96%), and 2010 (100%).
Veasey represented Texas House District 95 from 2005 to 2013. He was the Chair Pro Tempore of the House Democratic Caucus. He has sponsored measures to create career and technology training in high schools. He authored HB 62 which honoredTim Cole, a Texas Tech University student wrongly convicted of raping a fellow student in 1985. Marc also authored a bill requiring a study to lead to greater enforcement of the James Byrd Jr.hate crime bill.
Environmental Regulation Committee
Pensions, Investments, and Financial Services Committee
Eleven candidates filed to run in the Democratic primary. Veasey finished first, but failed to reach the 50% threshold needed to win the primary outright. He received 37% of the vote. State Representative Domingo García ranked second with 25% of the vote, qualifying for the run-off election. Veasey won Tarrant with 49% of the vote, while Garcia won Dallas with 44% of the vote. In the run-off primary election, Veasey defeated Garcia 53%-47%. He carried Tarrant with a 68% of the vote, as opposed to Garcia's 70% in Dallas. In the general election, he defeated Republican Chuck Bradley 73%-26%. He won Tarrant with 78% of the vote and Dallas with 66% of the vote. Veasey is the first African American representative elected from Tarrant County.
Veasey won re-nomination in the March 4 primary election by defeating Tom Sanchez, 13,285 votes (73.5 percent) to 4,797 (26.5 percent). He faces no Republican opponent in the general election but Jason Reeves qualified for the ballot as a Libertarian.