Republican from Texas
Ken Mercer, a software engineer, was first elected to the State Board of Education in 2006. He is also a former member of the Texas House.
Recent statements involving Ken Mercer
Challenger Tim Tuggey "is a lobbyist who donated over $41,000 to Democrats who support abortion and same-sex marriage."
Recent stories featuring Ken Mercer
In American politics, few issues bring blood to a boil as consistently as abortion. Over the past 13 months, we’ve checked numerous related statements including, most recently, Gov. Rick Perry’s Jan. 22 declaration that there have been 50 million U.S. abortions since the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.
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