Sima Ladjervardian's Houston has room for people whose family origins vary – not only those of her Iranian beginnings and the Latinos you would expect in Texas, but also, like the the Texas Executive Progressive Council, which she co-founded those whose background is East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, even Europe.
Check out the website: https://lenspoliticalnotes.com Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. Joe, Bernie, and Israel, From my writing class Political Note #277 Sri Preston Kulkari TX CD 22 2020 General Election (This note is business as usual. While the country attempts to prepare for a dangerous disease, we also need to prepare for the election in November. This Note is part of the preparation for the election.). Texas’s 22nd Congressional District looks odd. It’s not unusual for a congressional district to look odd. But, it does look odd. On the left, a profile of a face. A…
It definitely took a village to raise me.
Wendy’s back. Wendy Davis is back in electoral politics, running for Congress.
Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. Flip those state legislatures, This is what change looks like. Political Note #263 Brandy Chambers TX HD 112 2020 General Election Help Texans change Texas. Help Texans flip the Texas House of Representatives. Pundits have predicted change in Texas for a while. In 2018, Beto O’Rourke came close. He almost flipped a US Senate seat. While he was at it, Texas Democrats flipped a dozen seats in the Texas House of Representatives. Nine more and Texas would have a Democratic House of Representatives. Texas Democrats would have the capacity to exercise…
A minority within a minority
Texas is not what it once was. But it is not California either.
is the four times elected Dallas County Sheriff of Dallas, a former US Army Captain and former federal investigator. She is also the Lesbian grandchild of Mexican immigrants, a candidate who owed $12,000 in real estate taxes when she began her campaign.
Colin Allred brings to the table a life transformed by his reading Barack Obama's Dreams of My Father. He was moved by the experiences of a man like him -- a mixed race child raised by his white, single mom, confronting his aspirations and his identify. He changed his career interest from medicine to public service. His first career interest, though, was football. He played outside linebacker for the Tennessee Titans for five years. After law school at the University of California, his legal focus was civil rights.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher is a tough, colorful, corporate lawyer. Her firm describes her as someone who wins cases. She has progressive positions on every issue except unions. Her law firm has opposed unions for corporations, which she does not disavow.