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Tom Leppert running for Senate

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The Texas Senate race is heating up. The former Mayor of Dallas and Republican candidate Tom Leppert is running for Texas State Senator.

He announced his candidacy in late February. Tom says his biggest issue is to cut spending.

He plans on introducing a balanced budget amendment, which he says will help our local economy sustain itself.

The election is scheduled for November of 2012, and the winner will take office in January of 2013.

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