Has the Scoop on Texas Candidates: Find Out What the Candidates Think on the Issues in Texas' Most Comprehensive Non-partisan Voters Guide

Oct 12, 2010, 12:52 ET from Liberty Institute

DALLAS, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Liberty Institute announces the launch of and with information on all state-level candidates in Texas and how they would vote on a number of controversial issues including raising taxes, government-run healthcare, and illegal immigration. Liberty Institute's nonpartisan Free Voters Guide is the most comprehensive voters guide in the Lone Star State, with the print version widely distributed through businesses, civic groups, and churches in all 254 counties of the state, reaching millions of people.  It is the most widely distributed voters guide in the state.

"I believe this is a pivotal year for our country," said Kelly Shackelford, president/CEO of Liberty Institute. "Texans especially want to know where the candidates say they stand on the issues of the day and they can find those answers in our Free Voters' Guide."

Each election cycle, Liberty Institute surveys all statewide and national candidates (Texas-based) for both the primary and general elections and prints their views on important issues such as healthcare, traditional marriage, education, and more.  For those who choose not to answer the survey, Liberty Institute notes they chose not to respond and provides the party platform answers so voters have the best information possible.  The online version at includes additional comments and answers from candidates on the questions.  Spanish speaking voters can find the same great information at

"We are committed to empowering voters and helping them make informed choices in the voting booth," says Jonathan Saenz, legislative director of Liberty Institute.  "For example, Texans will vote to seat six State Board of Education members this November, a group whose decisions can impact the entire nation.  It's very important to make an informed decision and our guides help empower voters."

In addition to downloading the voters' guide, visitors to and can also find valuable information about where to vote, what districts to vote in, and learn about their rights in participating in the political process.  For example, people have the right to take the printed voters guide into the voting booth with them.

For more than 30 years, millions of Texans have depended on Liberty Institute's Free Voters Guide.

Visit or for the 2010 General Election Voters Guide.  Visit to add a neutral banner to your website.

Mr. Shackelford and Mr. Saenz are available to discuss the elections in Texas and the rights of churches and citizens active in the political process.

SOURCE Liberty Institute