Congressman John Ratcliffe issued the following statement after winning the Republican primary election for the 4th Congressional District of Texas. The Associated Press called the race with Ratcliffe leading 86-14:
“I’m grateful for the overwhelming vote of confidence from the people of the 4th Congressional District of Texas. Together, we’ve made enormous strides to support our veterans and troops, provide historic regulatory relief for small businesses, and enact the largest tax cuts in our nation’s history. I look forward to continuing my hard work in Washington on their behalf.”
Ratcliffe was first elected to Congress in 2014. He is a former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. He and his family live in Heath, Texas.