Texas Democrats Kopser, Wilson Face Off In May Primary For Congressional District 21
Texas Public Radio's "The Source" is hosting a series of forums with candidates leading up the 2018 midterm elections. In Texas, more than 30 races are in runoffs for a party's official nomination. Early voting for the May 22 primary runoff elections begins May 14.
The winner of the May 22 Democratic primary runoff will face one of two candidates vying for the Republican nomination in the November general election.
Both candidates run on platforms that prioritize healthcare, gun safety and the environment, as well as social issues like criminal justice reform and women's rights.
How do the Austin-based Democrats plan to campaign in a historically Republican district? What issues matter to Central Texas residents and how do the candidates plan to address their concerns?
- Mary Street Wilson, Democratic candidate for for U.S. House District 21
- Joseph Kopser, Democratic candidate for for U.S. House District 21
The Republican Democratic candidate runoff forum for District 21 can be found here.
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