Terri Hodge, who, if elected, will not serve. Because she can't.
Terri Hodge, who, if elected, will not serve. Because she can't.
Sam Merten

Terri Hodge Asks Voters in House District 100 to Stop Listening to Diane Ragsdale

Maybe you heard: Former Dallas city council member Diane Ragsdale still wants voters in Texas House District 100 to cast their ballots for Terri Hodge -- guilty plea be damned. Said Ragsdale last week, nothing against Eric Johnson, "it's about enhancing participation and preventing a situation where we have representation by default." Uh-hunh.

Anyway. This afternoon, Hodge -- via her Fort Worth attorney, via his Dallas PR firm and Unfair Park's downstairs neighbor -- sent word that, um, she'd really appreciate it if folks didn't vote for her. Her statement, in full:

"On February 3, 2010, I announced that, as a result of my plea of guilty to a criminal tax violation, I will not be able to continue to serve in the Texas House of Representatives and that I will not seek reelection.

I also terminated all campaign activities at that time. It has come to my attention that efforts are underway to encourage voters of District 100 to support my re-election. Because I cannot serve if elected and have terminated my campaign activities, I do not endorse or support any such efforts, and I urge that these activities cease immediately."

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