TX-Sen, 02 & 24: Vogue, “The Female Candidates Who May Turn Texas Blue This November”

Vogue has a great piece out profiling a few of our top notch Texas Democratic candidates that’s worth a read:

It’s been 32 years since Texas elected a Democrat to the U.S. Senate. MJ Hegar is trying to break that streak.

Hegar — with her cherry blossom tattoo, flashy Harley Davidson and combat scars —is challenging the incumbent John Cornyn and giving him his first serious challenge since the three-term senator was first elected in 2002.

Hegar is one of several promising candidates who have a chance of dramatically changing Texas’s congressional delegation, along with groundbreaking progressive Democrats like the Iranian-American Sima Ladjevardian in Houston and the Afro-Latina Candace Valenzuela in north Texas. Besides being women, they all have one thing in common: They are outsiders; they did not come up through Texas establishment politics.

Give the whole piece a read and when you’re done, let’s keep up the momentum to flip Texas Blue, Click below to donate to Hagar, Biden, Ladjevardian, Valenzuela and their fellow Texas Democratic candidates and organizations:

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