2018 State of the Island with City of South Padre Island Mayor Dennis Stahl, held at the Hilton Garden Inn.

  Speaker-Elect of the Texas House, Dennis Bonnen (R), District 25 from Brazoria and Matagorda Counties

Speaker-Elect of the Texas House, Dennis Bonnen (R), District 25 from Brazoria and Matagorda Counties


 With United States Senator John Cornyn

With United States Senator John Cornyn

 Anna and I with US Senator R (OK) Jim Inhofe and his wife Kay. Some people describe him as Texas' third US Senator. He's developed bay front properties early in his career on South Padre Island, maintains a residence and they make frequent Island visits.

Anna and I with US Senator R (OK) Jim Inhofe and his wife Kay. Some people describe him as Texas' third US Senator. He's developed bay front properties early in his career on South Padre Island, maintains a residence and they make frequent Island visits.

 Catching a Redfish with fishing guide Craig Woolley

Catching a Redfish with fishing guide Craig Woolley

 With my wife, Anna

With my wife, Anna

 With Senator Eddie Lucio Jr., City Councilwoman Theresa Metty at the Texas Travel Industry Convention.

With Senator Eddie Lucio Jr., City Councilwoman Theresa Metty at the Texas Travel Industry Convention.

 Taking the boat out on the bay

Taking the boat out on the bay

 With Shoreline Management Director, Brandon Hill, State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr., Mayor Barry Patel, and City Manager, Susan Guthrie

With Shoreline Management Director, Brandon Hill, State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr., Mayor Barry Patel, and City Manager, Susan Guthrie

 Space X groundbreaking with Elon Musk, Mayor Patel, and City Councilman Alex Avalos and former City Councilwoman Julee LaMure.

Space X groundbreaking with Elon Musk, Mayor Patel, and City Councilman Alex Avalos and former City Councilwoman Julee LaMure.

 Gearing up for the Christmas Parade!

Gearing up for the Christmas Parade!

 With Space X Founder Elon Musk

With Space X Founder Elon Musk

 In the AT&T Distracted Driving Simulator for their "Take The Pledge to never drive distracted" event before my speech.

In the AT&T Distracted Driving Simulator for their "Take The Pledge to never drive distracted" event before my speech.

 Helping out at the Island's newest Food Truck, SPI TOWN Hot Dogs!

Helping out at the Island's newest Food Truck, SPI TOWN Hot Dogs!

 With my Daughters Natalie Stahl Ward, Karen Stahl Crump, and wife Anna.

With my Daughters Natalie Stahl Ward, Karen Stahl Crump, and wife Anna.

 About 80+ members of the Ladies 5:01 Social Group on the deck of our house! My wife Anna is a former volunteer Social Coordinator for this wonderful group of women.

About 80+ members of the Ladies 5:01 Social Group on the deck of our house! My wife Anna is a former volunteer Social Coordinator for this wonderful group of women.

Campaign Kick-Off Announcement 

 From left to right: My grandchildren Weston and Alyssa Ward, daughter Natalie Stahl Ward, Jim Ward, my wife Anna, Myself, daughter Karen Stahl Crump, and grandchildren Weston and Kaley Crump.

From left to right: My grandchildren Weston and Alyssa Ward, daughter Natalie Stahl Ward, Jim Ward, my wife Anna, Myself, daughter Karen Stahl Crump, and grandchildren Weston and Kaley Crump.

 Campaign Chairman Troy Giles with Campaign Treasurer Eleana Jones

Campaign Chairman Troy Giles with Campaign Treasurer Eleana Jones

 With Fellow City Councilwoman Theresa Mett

With Fellow City Councilwoman Theresa Mett

 Great crowd of island voters!

Great crowd of island voters!

 Dennis Flanked by Chris and Anna Hardcastle.

Dennis Flanked by Chris and Anna Hardcastle.

 With Fellow City Councilwoman Theresa Mett and Mayor Barry Patel

With Fellow City Councilwoman Theresa Mett and Mayor Barry Patel

Convention and Visitors Authority Board Meeting

Economic Development Council Meeting 

Shoreline Task Force Meeting

Friends & Business Associates Meeting