• September 21, 2020

Tags : Gina Ortiz Jones

Gina Ortiz Jones raises massive $1 million haul in third

Gina Ortiz Jones, the leading Democratic candidate to replace U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, raised over $1 million in the third quarter, her campaign announced Tuesday morning. The figure represents a massive haul that her campaign described as the “largest off-year quarterly fundraising total the district has ever seen.” “I’m honored by the groundswell of support […]Read More

Obama Endorses 9 More Texas Candidates in Midterm Races

Former President Barack Obama has backed nine more Democratic candidates in Texas as part of his second round of midterm endorsements. The nine candidates include challengers in two of Texas’ most competitive congressional races: Lizzie Fletcher, who is running against U.S. Rep. John Culberson, R-Houston, and Gina Ortiz Jones, who is taking on U.S. Rep. […]Read More

Video: Meet U.S. Rep. Will Hurd and his Democratic Challenger,

Texas’ 23rd Congressional District is enormous – stretching west from San Antonio along the U.S.-Mexico border and stopping just short of El Paso. Its politics are as diverse as its terrain. It is the the only true swing congressional district in Texas. In 2016, more voters in the district chose Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican […]Read More

Texas Poised to End Dry Spell of Electing New Women

Eighteen months and several political lifetimes ago, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee held court at a table at the Democratic National Committee Texas delegation breakfast in Philadelphia. Just hours before Hillary Clinton was set to become the first woman to accept a major-party nomination for the presidency, Jackson Lee conceded she was “worried … but not panicked” about the advancement […]Read More