Will Franklin Joins Team Perry

Please welcome Will Franklin to the Governor’s team.

Will joins Texans for Rick Perry fresh off his role as Campaign Manager for the successful race of first-time candidate Ralph Sheffield of Temple. In the past, Will worked for the Texas Public Policy Foundation and served at the Texas Office of the Attorney General. He also earned valuable campaign experience around the country while employed by the College Republican National Committee as a Field Representative and—later—as Field Director. Will also interned on the Bush/Cheney 2000 campaign. Will has been owner and editor-in-chief of a political blog since January of 2005, attracting more than 2.3 million unique visitors in that time and earning mention on cable news, major newspapers, and talk radio, as well as honors from the Weblog Awards.

Will graduated from Midland High School, earned his B.A. in Government and History from The University of Texas at Austin, and received his M.A. in Political Science from the University of Houston. Will and his wife Kristel live in Austin with their highly energetic Weimaraner Heidi.

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