Austin, TX — Today, the Texas Democratic Party announced that Executive Director Crystal K. Perkins will transition to a senior advisor role with the state party. Next month, Deputy Executive Director Manny Garcia will be promoted to lead the state party as executive director.
“Crystal’s service has made our party stronger, set us on a firm foundation, and most importantly, gotten Democrats elected to make a difference,” said Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa. “Over the past few years, with Crystal and Manny leading our Party, we’ve rebuilt our Party and made Texas a battleground state. Because of their hard work, our future is bright.”
“Throughout my career, I’ve traveled the country to elect Democrats and give back to the community that raised me in Texas. I’m so proud to have led our Party and fought for the fair shot every Texan deserves,” said Texas Democratic Party Executive Director Crystal K. Perkins. “In 2016 and 2018, we have proved that Texas will go blue.”
“We will win because the very future of our state and people’s lives depend on us,” said Texas Democratic Party Deputy Executive Director Manny Garcia. “It’s an honor to lead our Party and build on the foundation Crystal and our talented team have set. The rising Texas electorate is demanding change and we’re gonna fight for it every single day.”