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Stickland Challenges Cargile to Debate

State Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, on Thursday issued a challenge to his GOP primary opponent, Andy Cargile, to a debate "solely on the issues, no petty political attacks allowed."

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State Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, on Thursday issued a challenge to his GOP primary opponent, Andy Cargile, to a debate "solely on the issues, no petty political attacks allowed."

In a press statement, the Stickland campaign accused the challenger of "insulting Stickland’s former career, his age, and falsely accusing him of dropping out of high school in a recent mailer sent to District 92 residents and Austin lobbyists."

Click here for the Tribune's story on the increasingly contentious HD-92 primary contest.

The debate called for by Stickland would be held at the Bedford Public Library and would address "water, budgeting & taxes, immigration, abortion, education and transportation."

“We call for this debate to be solely on the issues, no petty political attacks allowed," Stickland said in his statement. "The voters of District 92 deserve better, especially from a former school administrator. District 92 residents are tired of the antics, let’s get serious about the future of Texas.” 

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