Houston GLBTQ Caucus endorses Andrew White for Governor
“Mark my words: I will fight hard for full LGBTQ equality as governor and come out swinging against any efforts to discriminate,” White said in a statement.
Could it be that the Democratic Party is starting to recognize that they need to be more open to diversity? Of course, not everyone was thrilled with the choice.
I think it is a very interesting choice and comes at a time when Texas voters might be making that shift that away from the Republican Party that we’ve heard about for years. And at a time whenthe Republican Party of Texas is seeking to purify the ranks and #shrinktheRPT.
As for Mr. Orozco’s disappointment, perhaps the reasons that the Dallas Morning News endorsed Mr. White will help:
We had high hopes for former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, the only candidate who’s held elective office, having been elected in 2004 and re-elected four times since, and someone we’ve supported locally at various times. We were disappointed by her gross unfamiliarity with state issues, however, particularly an almost incoherent attempt to discuss state financing.
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