Democrat Lupe Valdez will run for Texas governor

07 Décembre, 2017, 04:14 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
  • Texas first Hispanic female sheriff enters governor's race

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez is officially announcing her run for Texas Governor on December 6.

Observers at this city's paper of record and elsewhere have reckoned that if Valdez can help mobilize Hispanic voters, sort of the sleeping giant of Texas politics, while boosting down-ticket candidates, then that may be a consolation prize to mounting a credible challenge to Republicans' statewide dominance in 2018.

Democrat Lupe Valdez has been the sheriff of Dallas County for 12 years.

Valdez announced her intention this morning (Wednesday, Dec. 6) around 6 p.m., and will make the official announcement just before noon at the Dallas County Democratic Party Headquarters. Her office denied that, saying she was still "considering the next stage in her career". News reports last week had her on the verge of resigning her position as sheriff to run, but she delayed that formal announcement until Wednesday.

"I think his best bet is trying to force a runoff against Valdez", said Jones, "which is quite feasible given the presence of several other candidates such as Jeff Payne and Tom Wakely in the race".

Using a mock dating website called "DHarmony", the search clicks through 10 well-known Democrats who declined to run against Abbott, from U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro of San Antonio to former Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Davis. "We're going to have the people".

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Valdez faces an uphill battle in a state that hasn't elected a Democrat to statewide office in more than 20 years, against an incumbent, Gov. Greg Abbott, who trounced Wendy Davis with almost 60 percent of the vote in 2014.

Any Democrat running for governor faces a steep climb against Abbott, who easily defeated the party's 2014 nominee, Wendy Davis, and has built a $40 million-plus war chest for re-election.

Abbott's campaign did not have any immediate reaction to Valdez's candidacy.

Abbott and Valdez are not unfamiliar with one another.

Abbott declined comment, but announced that he'd won the Dallas Police Association Pac's endorsement. "Not a match", each says.

"I'm interested in open borders, sanctuary cities and California", her profile reads.

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