Matt Stringer is a political and government correspondent in the West Texas Bureau of the Texas Scorecard, the media affiliate of Empower Texans. Prior to writing for the Texas Scorecard, Matt worked as a jeweler for his family’s fine jewelry stores. As a grassroots activist, Matt has been heavily involved in the Texas Legislature working to further conservative policies through the legislative process. In 2016 he served as a Presidential Elector of the Electoral College for Texas’ 11thCongressional District. Matt serves on the executive committee for the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Liberty Leadership Council in Midland and resides in Odessa where he presently attends college.