Small Business Owner.
Proud Conservative.
Texas Job Creator.

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Why I’m Running for Congress:

As a small business owner, a proud conservative, and a Texas job creator, what I see happening in this great country is deeply troubling. It is the rise of socialism: a misguided belief that government should take control of our lives, jobs, and our futures.

It is shocking to see that anyone who enjoys the freedoms and liberties preserved in our Constitution would bend a knee and surrender themselves to an all-powerful federal government.

We have a generational responsibility to fight to make sure that never happens.

I am ready for the fight. And I have the experience and commitment to make sure we win it.

I grew up around people who were roughnecks, farmers, and served in the military. They were folks who had little, worked hard and often gave more than they ever took.

What I learned from my grandfather, my parents, and what Russell and I passed down to the four men we raised, are the virtues of individual responsibility, having a commitment to your family, your community, and the greatest country in the history of mankind.

We were also taught that integrity and honoring your word were never to be compromised.

Thirty-eight years ago, my husband Russell and I had a vision of building what became Brazos Eye Surgery of Texas, because we wanted to be somewhere that had a sense of community, of neighbor helping neighbor, and families growing up together. That’s what it was like for me as a child in Odessa. West Texas folks have a lot of grit and can be strong willed and strongly opinionated, but even when there were political disagreements, we never lost our sense of community and caring for each other.

I’m offering myself as a servant to the people of the 17th Congressional District because I believe we need more people who are committed to being citizen legislators – serving for a period of time, focusing ONLY on the needs of those they represent, representing their values and then coming home to pass the leadership on to someone else.

We and our Central Texas and Brazos Valley neighbors deserve to be represented by folks who truly understand our interests, our hopes, and our challenges. People who work hard, have been brave enough to build businesses, cared for others in our communities, raised their families alongside ours, and who understand that the voices of the people of Central Texas and the Brazos Valley are the ones that really matter.

The Latest from Renee:

to Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness, which were placed in us by our Creator and which stir human hearts in every corner of the globe to strive for FREEDOM! Happy Independence Day! May God Bless America!

About 4 hours ago from Renee Swann's Twitter via Twitter for iPhone

About Renee:

  • Raised in West Texas alongside roughnecks, farmers, and members of our military.
  • Wife and Best Friend (for more than 42 years) to Russell, an amazing eye surgeon, former Army flight surgeon, and stage 4 cancer survivor.
  • Healthcare executive and Waco small-business Chief Operations Officer – caring for more than 50,000 Central Texas neighbors and friends since opening Brazos Eye Surgery of Texas, 38 years ago.
  • Raised four men to be great husbands, fathers, and servants of their communities.
  • A limited-government conservative, Renee wants to fight federal overregulation and harmful mandates from destructive policies like Obamacare.
  • Pro-Life, Pro-2nd Amendment, and Pro-Religious Liberty.
  • Committed to stopping the Rise of Socialism in our country and protecting the God-given liberties that have made America the greatest nation in the history of all mankind.

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Voting Locations

Bastrop County

Bastrop County Courthouse Annex
804 Pecan St Bastrop, TX 78602

Smithville City Hall
317 Main St Smithville, TX 78957

Cedar Creek United Methodist Church
5630 FM 535 Cedar Creek, TX 78612

Elgin Public Library Civic Center
404 N. Main St Elgin, TX 78621

Brazos County

Arena Hall
2906 Tabor Rd Bryan, TX 77803

Brazos County Administration Building
200 South Texas Ave Bryan, TX 77840

College Station Utilities Meeting & Training Facility
1603 Graham Road College Station, TX 77845

Galilee Baptist Church
804 N. Logan Ave Bryan, TX 77803

Memorial Student Center (MSC)
Texas A&M Campus Room
526 College Station, TX 77840

Burleson County

Burleson County Courthouse
100 W. Buck Street 1st Floor Caldwell, TX 77836

Falls County

Falls County Courthouse
125 Bridge Street Room 111, Marlin, TX 76661

Freestone County

Fairfield Civic Center
839 East Commerce Fairfield, TX 75840

Lee County

American Legion Hall 
304 S. Rockdale Lexington, TX 79847

Giddings Public Library 
276 N. Orange St Giddings, TX 78942

Leon County

Leon County Court Clerks Office
Annex ll 155 N. Cass Street
3rd Floor Great Room, Centerville, TX 75833

Limestone County

Limestone County Courthouse
200 W State St Room G-1 Groesbeck, TX 76642

Mexia Civic Center
101 S McKinney St Mexia, TX 76667

McLennan County

Robinson Community Center
106 W Lyndale Ave Robinson, TX 76706

Waco Multi-Purpose Community Center
1020 Elm Street Waco, TX 76704

Waco High School Performing Arts Center
2020 N. 42nd Street Waco, TX 76710

Hewitt City Hall/Library
200 Patriot Court Hewitt, TX 76643

McLennan County Offices Records Building
214 N 4th Street Suite 300 Waco, TX 76701

Milam County

Buckholts Community Center
110 West Main Buckholts TX 76518

Bea’s Kitchen 
101 E. Main St., Cameron, TX 76520

George Hill Patterson Center
609 Mill St., Rockdale, TX 76567

Thorndale Veterans of Foreign War
302 E Moerbe Thorndale, TX 76577

Robertson County

Election Center
601 N Hearne Street Franklin, TX 77856

Hearne Junior High School
1201 W. Browne St., Hearne, TX 77859

Travis County

Pflugerville ISD Rock Gym
702 W. Pecan St., Pflugerville, TX 78660