Texas Democrat gained 2 state senate seats and at least 11 state house seats, bringing our caucus to 66 in the 150-member chamber.
Tonight, Texans elected progressive criminal justice reform across the state.
Tonight a bold, diverse, statewide slate of progressive champions catapulted Texas Democrats to have the best midterm election in a generation.
Tonight, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher defeated incumbent Republican John Culberson in Texas’ 7th Congressional District.
onight, Colin Allred defeated long-term incumbent Republican Pete Sessions to successfully flip Texas 32nd Congressional District.
Tonight, Texans pushed us forward towards a more perfect union, where everyone has a seat at the table. Texans made history sending the first two Latinas from our great state to Congress, Sylvia Garcia, and Veronica Escobar.
Texas Democrats Condemn Shady Tactics and Harassment from Congressman Carter’s Campaign Toward Hegar Family
While trick-or-treating yesterday, MJ Hegar and her family were harassed by members of Congressman John Carter’s campaign. Hegar discussed the incident in a video on Twitter. In the video, Hegar describes disturbing behavior from the Carter campaign, with individuals following the Hegar family in a truck and throwing candy at her children.
In another blow to Congressman John Culberson’s campaign, Houston Public Media issued a new report that says after almost 20 years in Washington, Congressman Culberson’s “record looks thin.”