TexasGOPVote Blogger Endorsements: Bruce Bain is the Conservative Choice for Judge of the 11th Civil District Court
by Bob Price on May 13, 2012 at 4:41 PM
Throughout this extended primary election cycle, I have had the opportunity to get to know many of the candidates for judges of the district courts that serve Harris County. In the race for the 11th Civil District Court, Bruce Bain is the true Conservative candidate who will be receiving my vote.
Judicial activism in civil courts is an area of deep concern to Conservatives. The Second Amendment is under attack by liberals through the courts and it is important to know where Judges stand. Bain is a gun owner and strong believer in the right of the individual to keep and bear arms for both personal protection and sporting related activities. He is also a strong supporter of life related issues.
Bruce Bain is the more professionally qualified candidate in this race. Bruce has nearly a decade more experience than his primary opponent, and his practice is a true trial practice that has covered many areas of the law. This is precisely the experience we need for a civil district judge, as these courts hear everything - traffic cases, commercial disputes, real estate matters, employment disputes, etc. etc. In addition, Bruce Bain has been practicing trial law throughout Texas for almost 27 years so he brings with him the experience and ideas of other counties and courtrooms. And, Bruce has handled cases before the Texas Courts of Appeals, and the Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals En Banc (a rarity), compared to his opponent who has no appellate experience. Bruce knows the mistakes that trial judges make that can lead to costly appeals. Bruce is also a member of the State Bar College, has been recognized in Strathmore’s Who’s Who of Professionals, and is a certified mediator with over 70 hours of mediation training. Bruce is also a businessman.
But there is more to Bruce Bain than his professional qualifications. Bruce Bain is the real deal. He is a lifelong Republican and has been a conservative leader in our community for decades. He history shows that he has lived according to the values Republicans respect.
He has been married to Joanie Lucci Bain for 30 years and has four sons. Joanie is the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Lucci, Jr., Right to Life pioneers and tireless advocates for the cause. Their sons are all boy scouts, two are Eagle Scouts, and two are working on Eagle projects now. One is an Air Force pilot. Bruce is active in his Church, in Scouts (a registered leader for over 18 years) and in his community. Bruce served on former President Bush’s staff from 1988-1992, and on his Vice Presidential staff from 1984-1988. He also served as a staff member at the 1992 Republican National Convention and at the 1990 Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations.
Not surprisingly, Bruce Bain’s campaign has garnered strong support at every level. Bruce has earned the endorsements of many conservative organizations, legal organizations, business leader, and Republican leaders. The list includes, Hon. Jack Raines, former Secretary of State, Paul Bettencourt, former County Tax Assessor Collector, two former Harris County Attorneys, Mike Stafford and Michael Fleming, State Representative Alan Fletcher, District Clerk Chris Daniels, Harris County Tax Assessor Don Sumners, numerous Republican Women, Pachyderm club members, and grass roots conservatives. Conservative Groups have rallied behind Bruce as well, including Conservative Republicans of Harris County, the C Club, Harris County Deputies Association, Houston Police Officer’s Union, Afro-American Sheriff’s Deputy League, Houston Police Metro Union, Texas Conservative Review, Houston Realty Business Coalition, Conservative Coalition of Harris County, Harris County Conservative Politics, P.O.L.I.C.E., The Association of Women Attorneys, and many more.
Bruce Bain is a solid, proven Conservative Republican. He will serve us well as Judge of the 11th Civil District Court. I am proud to endorse his campaign and give him my vote. I hope you will join me.
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