Ahead of Sunday’s AFL-CIO Senate Democratic primary debate, we came up with a slate of questions for both candidates. This is the only debate both Allred and Gutierrez, the race’s two front-runners, will attend.
The front-runner for the Democratic Senate nomination to challenge Ted Cruz is raising gobs of money without traveling the state much—a strategy seemingly favored by the national party.
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 state senator was little known until last year, when the massacre in Uvalde, in his district, thrust him into the spotlight.