A platform is the formal declaration of the principles on which a party stands and makes it appeal to voters. Basically, it is the Party’s statement of beliefs on certain issues. The RPT platform is passed at the state convention in June of 2016.
The Republican philosophy is a true reflection of traditional Texas values. It is these values core Republican principles that will sustain Texas into the future and continue to make our State strong, prosperous and proud.
Families intent on giving their children the hope of a better tomorrow, the promise of a safe and secure today, and an appreciation and respect of yesterday.
Principled, Innovative Leadership
Principled leaders with an understanding of Texas’ heritage and a clear vision for Texas’ future. Leadership that is unwavering in the face of criticism, steadfast when confronted with adversity, and committed to building a better State.
A government that promotes policies to unlock individual potential and unleash economic growth. Government that does not try to be all things to all people.
A society assisting those in need rather than a government trying to solve every problem by just throwing more money at it.
Opportunity For All
The opportunity to chart one’s own course, start a business, chase a dream, or build a life regardless of gender, race, or religion.
An educational system that prepares children for tomorrow’s workplace regardless of race, wealth or geographical location. Education is the bedrock of freedom and the gateway to opportunity.
Individuals taking personal responsibility for their own actions and a criminal justice system based on this idea. With freedom comes responsibility.
Freedom that is God given, affirmed by our Founding Fathers, articulated in the Declaration of Independence, and protected by the Constitution.
The entrepreneurial spirit of the individual that continues to solidify Texas as a world economic power.