Scott Turner (politician)
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|Date of birth:||February 26, 1972|
|Place of birth:||Richardson, Texas|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||180 lb (82 kg)|
|High school:||Richardson (TX) Pearce|
|NFL draft:||1995 / Round: 7 / Pick: 226|
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Eric Scott Turner (born February 26, 1972 in Richardson, Texas) is a retired American football cornerback and a Texas state representative for the 33rd District, which includes part of Collin County and all of Rockwall County. He is a Republican.
As a football player, Turner played defensive back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos between 1995 and 2004. Turner played college football at the University of Illinois, and graduated from Illinois with a degree in speech communications.
|Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 33rd district
|Born||Eric Scott Turner
February 26, 1972
Richardson, Texas, USA
Turner's first run for a political office was in 2006 for the vacated office of California's 50th congressional district in the 2006 special election. The congressional seat was previously held by Duke Cunningham. Running as a Republican in the election on April 11, 2006, Turner received 1.43% of the vote, ranking eighth among the Republican candidates in that contest.
In 2012, Turner was elected to the Texas House of Representatives for District 33.
- Scott Turner. nfl.com
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- "San Antonio Republican Joe Straus re-elected speaker with all El Paso votes". El Paso times. January 13, 2015. Retrieved January 15, 2015.
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