State Sen. David Shafer threw his support to State Representative Clay Cox‘s 7th District Congressional campaign today.
Quoting from a release issued by the Cox campaign:
“Clay Cox is a good friend and he will make an outstanding Congressman,” Shafer said. “When I decided three weeks ago not to enter this race myself, I encouraged Clay to run. I am counting on him to fight for our conservative principles and help bring fiscal sanity to Washington.”
Shafer was expected to endorse Cox but was reportedly waiting until after the legislative session. His endorsement should help Cox consolidate in the wake of Balfour’s sudden departure
from the race. Shafer has also said he will support Rep. David Casas
to succeed Balfour in the Senate.