Christi Craddick Will Run for Railroad Commissioner

Christi Craddick, daughter of former House Speaker Tom Craddick, says she'll run for the Republican nomination for the Texas Railroad Commission next year — for the seat now held by Republican Commissioner Elizabeth Ames Jones.

Jones has set her sights on a U.S. Senate race and won't seek re-election.

Craddick could face a crowded field. State Rep. Warren Chisum, R-Pampa, has said he'll run for the commission. Roland Sledge, a Houston oil and gas attorney and the brother-in-law of former Texas A&M Chancellor and state Rep. Mike McKinney, is in the race. And Comal County Commissioner ...

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