Anthony Dolcefino confirmed to The Texan that he filed a treasurer’s report with the Texas Ethics Fee and launched a campaign website Tuesday.
Former vice-chair of the College of Texas Chapter of the Younger Conservatives of Texas, Dolcefino ran for an at-large seat on the Houston Metropolis Council in 2019 and have become the youngest candidate to make a runoff in a serious American Metropolis. Most lately the 23-year-old Houstonian and son of investigative reporter Wayne Dolcefino labored on President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election marketing campaign.
Following his arrest, Huberty revealed a statement on Fb confirming the driving beneath the affect arrest that led to a minor car accident, however he has not made public his plans relating to the 2022 elections.
Dolcefino says as a candidate for Houston’s metropolis council he grew to become extremely concerned with native points impacting his district, however he additionally cites what he calls a “rising leftist onslaught and complicity by weak Republicans in Texas politics” as a part of his inspiration to run for what many consider might be an open seat in 2022.
“The assault on our lifestyle has raged on for too lengthy unopposed. Texas is the frontline within the battle between conservative values and socialist destruction. The one approach we are able to push again is by electing fighters that carry the battle to the Democrats,” Dolcefino wrote in a press launch.
His revealed platform contains plans to combat election fraud with requires a state audit of ballots after elections and efforts to cease unlawful voting and poll harvesting. He additionally opposes defunding of police departments, needs to curtail the pretrial launch of violent suspects on bonds.
“Regardless of Republican majorities at each degree of state authorities, actual conservative priorities on Life, the twond Modification, and Election Safety are thwarted by the Austin Swamp’s video games. It’s time we act like we’re in cost.”
Dolcefino additionally voiced his help for efforts to declare Texas a Second Modification sanctuary, finish abortion within the state, and create a Texas model of President Trump’s 1776 Commission.
Huberty has held the seat since first successful election in 2010 and has beforehand served as chair of the Home Committee on Public Schooling. He received his 2020 re-election bid with greater than 70 p.c of the vote in opposition to Libertarian candidate Ryan Woods. Since 2012, no Democrat has run within the district that features Kingwood, Atascocita, and elements of Humble.