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State Representative, 47th District, Texas
Election Date: May 21, 2012
About the Candidate:
Nick Tanner was born in Austin, Texas has lived in District 47 his whole life. Nick has spent much of his professional life performing jobs that the majority of politicians would lead you to believe “most Americans won't do” in construction industry. In 2003 he received his degree as a registered massage therapist. In late 2010 Nick began volunteering at a local pantry. The delivery program he implemented began with only 15 people and today the program reaches more than 80 people each week. Nick truly believes, “Compassion is the true path to happiness, and the true path to compassion is to put yourself in other people's shoes.