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Bryan Slaton of Royse City, left, lost by 369 votes to incumbent Dan Flynn of Van in the primary election for the Republican nomination for the Texas House of Representatives District 2 office.
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On a night when some Texas Republicans felt the wrath of the party’s right wing, State Rep. Dan Flynn kept his office – but just barely. By the time late numbers from Van Zandt County finally rolled in, to the joy of bleary-eyed politicos from Sulphur Bluff to Edom, Flynn had defeated challenger Bryan Slaton by a paltry 369 votes.

Bryan Slaton of Royse City, left, lost by 369 votes to incumbent Dan Flynn of Van in the primary election for the Republican nomination for the Texas House of Representatives District 2 office.
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Early-voting turnout in this year's party primary elections has been high, thanks in part to the presidential race. But among Republicans, some competitive and controversial campaigns for state, regional and local offices have also contributed to voter interest.

Texas State Representative Dan Flynn surprised Jalinna Jones, Texas A&M University-Commerce First Lady, with the Yellow Rose of Texas Award today at the Lt. General Claire Lee Chennault Historic Monument Dedication luncheon.

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State Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Canton) has been in the news for his letter to the Texas Attorney General's office questioning the legality of municipal bans on plastic bags. KETR spoke with Flynn, who described the motivation behind his letter.

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A bill with possible implications for public-private transportation projects like the proposed Blacklands Turnpike is making its way through the Texas Legislature.

Texas lawmakers will appear before local business and government leaders later this month to provide a preview of the 2013 state legislative session.

Possible Charges in Buffalo Killings Delayed

Jul 29, 2012
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GREENVILLE - The mystery behind who killed a sacred white buffalo calf and his mother will have to wait another month, as the Hunt County Grand Jury did not hear evidence in the case Friday.

State Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Van)
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VAN - Dan Flynn said in a release Thursday that the requirement that a student pass three of the new STAAR tests before they can go to college in 2015 is misguided and needs to be reexamined. 

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GREENVILLE - Governor Perry makes a visit the newly redrawn House District 2 on Wednesday to speak on his proposed “Texas Budget Compact” that afternoon in Greenville.

Your future lawmaker's thoughts on school finance

May 11, 2012

Dan Flynn is seeking another re-election to the Texas State House of Representatives, while challenger George Alexander hopes it's his turn to serve the citizens of District 2. 

COMMERCE - In what is certain to be a hot issue during the 2013 Texas legislative session, school finance was at the forefront of Tuesday evening’s debate between District 2 State Rep. Dan Flynn and challenger George Alexander

A&M-Commerce to play host to State Rep. debate

May 2, 2012

COMMERCE - District 2 State Rep. Dan Flynn and challenger George Alexander take center stage Tuesday evening, May 8 for a candidate debate, presented by the Hunt County African American Leadership Conference and Texas A&M University-Commerce Colony of Phi Iota Alpha.

Local Airport Dubbed Most Improved for 2012

Apr 16, 2012
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AUSTIN - A general aviation airport in East Texas won top honors recently for structural and aesthetic improvements that eventually turned a financial liability into an economic asset for the community and the region.

SAN ANTONIO - Some of the new lines have been drawn for North Texas. Interim maps for Texas state House and Congressional districts were approved Tuesday.

Alexander announces bid for Texas lawmaker

Jan 10, 2012

A local attorney will challenge District 2 State Representative Dan Flynn for the republican nomination.

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