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John Cook For Texas Land Commissioner

“No political party has a monopoly on moral values, ethics or patriotism.  I am a moral, ethical and patriotic democrat” – John Cook

John Cook is the Democratic nominee for Texas Land Commissioner in the 2014 elections. After a successful quarter of a century communications career, he  retired as a manager from Southwestern Bell.  John is a former teacher, a Vietnam combat veteran, the longest serving municipal elected official of El Paso, and a loving family man. He has lived in Texas the majority of his life, currently residing in El Paso, where his family has owned several businesses.

The Texas Land Commissioner is arguably the third most powerful elected office in the State of Texas. The Commissioner is responsible for managing over $29 billion in natural resources and land assets owned by the State of Texas.

John Cook is the right man for the job because he already has leadership experience and a good track record as a public servant. Click Here to Learn More


  • John Cook will strongly support our Veterans and Men & Women in Uniform.

  • John Cook is committed to serving the people of Texas with the same moral and ethical standards that accentuated his career as Mayor of El Paso

  • John Cook is the Democratic Nominee for Texas Land Commissioner.

  • Ready to serve the people of Texas from day one as Land Commissioner!

  • John Cook knows that quality public education is the key to our children’s future.

  • John Cook knows that creating family wage paying jobs for its citizens is the key to Texas’ success.

  • John & Tram Cook are proud to endorse State Senator Wendy Davis for Texas’ next Governor.


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Democratic CandidateJohn CookAward Winning

John has received numerous awards throughout his years of service. Among the most notable,
John was inducted into the Fort Bliss Hall of Fame for his significant contributions to the solders and military families.
• In 2012, John was named 5th Best Mayor in the World for his high ethical standards by the City Mayor’s Foundation, a London based think tank.
He was voted Best Elected Official three times by El Paso Inc. and What’s Up El Paso.
The Texas Department of Transportation recognized him with the Road Hand Award and the Teens in the Driver’s Seat Award for his leadership on transportation issues.
He’s received the Bi-National Border Achievement Award from the U.S./Mexico Chamber of Commerce.
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers Association has twice designated John as “Legislator of the Year” for his tireless support of the men and women in public safety.


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