The Democratic Nominee for Texas Governor Is a Lukewarm Win for Progressives
26 days ago - By Slate
Texas Democrats picked Lupe Valdez in the state's gubernatorial primary runoff Tuesday night, making her the first Latina and first openly gay person to win a major party's nomination for Texas governor. Valdez, a former Dallas County sheriff, beat opponent Andrew White, a businessman and son of a former Texas governor, by a comfortable 6.2 percentage points.
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