Texas will soon be a Hispanic-majority state.
If it secedes, it may very well be a new, progressive-leaning Latin American nation. Julián Castro will make a great president for the new República de Tejas.
Your move, Tea Partiers.
Sylvia Garcia, a juggernaut of South East Houston politics, will be running for the open Senate District 6 seat left open after the loss of long time Houston East End politician Senator Mario Gallegos.
Even all the way up in Austin we at The Texas Monitor have been patiently awaiting Garcia’s announcement. Especially after yesterday’s announcement by State Representative Carol Alvarado that she too would be seeking to refill Gallegos’ Seat.
The Washington Post is reporting that George P. Bush, the Hispanic nephew of George W. and son of Jeb, filed a campaign treasurer appointment on Wednesday with the Texas Ethics Commission. This is a first step to running for a state office.
A co-founder of the Hispanic Republicans of Texas and a board member for the Associated Republicans of Texas, he will carry a lot of establishment support in whatever he aims for — whether it is Wendy Davis’ seat in Fort Worth or something higher.
The Bush name is not dead in Texas, nor is it lost with America. Continue reading
The time to start thinking about 2014 ain’t in 2014; it is today!
You are a national player. You have been an active fighter for the Texas Democratic Party. You are pushing and advocating for innovative programs. Heck, you even have more Twitter followers than Ted Cruz. Continue reading
You have a legal right to cast a ballot if you arrive before 7pm! Continue reading