Earle v. Phelps

Comparing the candidates

Candidate: Ronnie Earle

Party: Democrat

Age: 58

Married to: Twyla, communications specialist

Current job: Travis Co. D.A., running for seventh term

Campaign slogan: "Tough prosecution and smart prevention"

Web site: www.ronnieearle.com


Candidate: Shane Phelps

Party: Republican

Age: 43

Married to: Jean, CPA and attorney

Current job: Candidate for D.A.; last served as deputy attorney general under John Cornyn

Campaign slogan: "A prosecutor, not a politician"

Web site: www.shanephelps.com

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