2019 Election - Democratic Candidates

We cannot allow City Hall to fall into the hands of regressive Republicans, with their attacks on equal rights and phony claims of fiscal responsibility. As we've seen from Republicans at the state and federal levels, they only make the financial situation worse. We cannot allow that to happen locally.

Therefore we encourage you to choose your candidates in the 2019 election from this list. A downloadable PDF version can be found here: 2019 Election - Democratic Candidates

Southwest Apartment Outreach & Municipal Candidate Free-For-All | September 28, 2019

First, we heard from Greg Wythe, Director of the APT PAC. Greg and this newly-formed PAC are focused on increasing Democratic voter turnout from area apartments.

We then moved right into an extended candidate introduction session. Each Democratic municipal candidate was invited to come and speak for a minute and a half. We supplied everyone in attendance a "cheat sheet" with each candidate's party affiliation.

We also endorsed the following candidates who are the only Democrats running their respective races:

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A New Era in Elections | August 24, 2019

On Saturday, August 24, 2019, we hosted Dr. Diane Trautman, Harris County Clerk; Giordaun Baity, Elections Director of Harris County Democratic Party; and Sherrie Matula, co-founder of Sisters United Alliance. We learned about how elections have changed, how you can take part in the process, and efforts that are being made to get more women to the polls. We were also honored to be joined by Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher, CM Amanda Edwards for Senate, and Johnathan Miller, chair of Senate District 15.

The History of Progressive Politics in Houston with Dr. Blake Ellis | July 27, 2019

At our July general meeting, we hosted Blake Ellis, Ph.D and Senior Associate Vice President of Student Engagement at Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, who discussed the history of progressive politics in Houston. In order to know where we're going, it's important to know where we've been. We were also joined by Chris Hollins, Vice-Chair of Finance for the Texas Democratic Party, who gave us an update on what's going on with our state party.