The Texas state representative and Church of Christ pastor from DeSoto is the third prominent Democrat to enter the race.
No Democrat has won a statewide election in Texas since 1994, but Colin Allred and Roland Gutierrez have something working in their favor that Beto O’Rourke didn’t.
The former Baylor linebacker and NFL player has won the last three elections in his Dallas congressional district.
An Underdog Democrat Flipped Texas’s Thirty-second in 2018. Republicans Face an Uphill Battle to Win It Back.
In North Dallas, Genevieve Collins challenges Colin Allred, whose win two years ago proved that Democrats could compete in the Texas suburbs.
The state’s first two Latinas elected to Congress will both serve on the high-profile House Judiciary Committee.