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Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds
News Release
Tuesday, October 17, 2017


Missouri City, Texas - Today, State Representative Ron Reynolds (D-Fort Bend County Texas - District 27) announced his intention to run for his fifth term. Elected in 2010 as the first African American State Representative in Fort Bend County since Reconstruction, Reynolds has made a lasting positive impact on the constituents of District 27.

"My commitment to the people of District 27 continues to be unwavering and I plan to carry on effectively representing their causes and concerns with dedication and fervor," Representative Reynolds said. "I am seeking another term because there remains much work to be done and I will apply my resources and resourcefulness to get the job done."

Reynolds is committed to serving the residents in Fort Bend County by advocating for high-quality education, criminal justice reforms, public safety, affordable healthcare, and economic empowerment in the community. He continues to fight for small, minority and women-owned businesses to have fair access to state contracts through the HUB program.

Reynolds has maintained a distinguished record of service while in office. He was selected as House Democratic Whip in his third term. He currently serves as ranking member on the powerful House Environmental Regulations and Elections committees.

He has received numerous achievement awards for his legal and legislative work. Recently he received the "G.J. Sutton Legislator of the Year Award" by the Texas Association of African American Chamber of Commerce. He was also been voted "Freshman Legislator of the Year," and "Public Servant of the Year". Some other awards include: Houston's Top 40 Leaders under 40, Greater Houston Black Chamber "Business Pinnacle Award," NAACP Drum Major for Justice Award, EEOC Civil Rights All-Star Award, American Red Cross Humanitarian Award, and YMCA Minority Achievers Award.

Reynolds is a successful small business owner who has created jobs in the community and made a positive impact on the business and economic base in Fort Bend County. He has the distinction of being one of the youngest lawyers appointed to serve as an Associate Municipal Judge for The City of Houston. He is also a past president of the Missouri City NAACP and Houston Lawyers Association. He was also an adjunct professor at Texas Southern University.

Fort Bend County's House District 27 includes, parts of Houston (Fort Bend), Missouri City, Pearland, Sugar Land, Stafford, Fresno, Arcola and Meadows Place.

Reynolds is a proud Christian family man with the firm belief that, to whom much is given, much is required. Ron has devoted his life to serving the community.

Above all of his legislative and legal accomplishments, Ron is most proud and grateful for his wife, Dr. Jonita Reynolds and his three children. For more information, please visit: 

Remembering Jim Guidry Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership

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