Queer the Vote, Y’all!
Queer the Vote, Y’all!

We have an opportunity to create a state that reflects our values and priorities. We must come together and fight for the state we want. Now is the time to act with your vote. It is your civil right and your civic duty. We cannot sit this out.

GENERAL ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS

Equality Texas urges our members to support the following candidates in the November 6, 2018 general elections:

STATEWIDE:

Beto O'Rourke

Beto O’Rourke (El Paso)

US Senate

Democratic Party
 
 

Lupe Valdez

Lupe Valdez (Dallas)

Texas Governor

Democratic Party
 
 

Mike Collier (Houston)

Lt. Governor

Democratic Party
 
 

Justin Nelson

Justin Nelson (Austin)

Texas Attorney General

Democratic Party
 
 

Judge Steven Kirkland

Judge Steven Kirkland (Houston)

Texas Supreme Court Place 2

Democratic Party
 
 

US CONGRESS:

Lorie Burch

Lorie Burch (Plano)

US Congress District 3

Democratic Party
 
 

Lizzie Pannill Fletcher (Houston)

US Congress District 7

Democratic Party
 
 

Veronica Escobar

Veronica Escobar (El Paso)

US Congress District 16

Democratic Party
 
 

Joseph Kopser (Austin)

US Congress District 21

Democratic Party
 
 

Gina Ortiz Jones

Gina Ortiz Jones (San Antonio)

US Congress District 23

Democratic Party
 
 

Julie Oliver (Austin)

US Congress District 25

Democratic Party
 
 

Eric Holguin (Corpus Christi)

US Congress District 27

Democratic Party
 
 

Sylvia Garcia (Houston)

US Congress District 29

Democratic Party
 
 

MJ Hegar

MJ Hegar (Round Rock)

US Congress District 31

Democratic Party
 
 

Colin Allred

Colin Allred (Dallas)

US Congress District 32

Democratic Party
 
 

TEXAS SENATE:

Kendall Scudder

Kendall Scudder (Dallas)

Texas Senate District 2

Democratic Party
 
 

Mark Phariss

Mark Phariss (Plano)

Texas Senate District 8

Democratic Party
 
 

Beverly Powell

Beverly Powell (Burleson)

Texas Senate District 10

Democratic Party
 
 

Nathan Johnson

Nathan Johnson (Dallas)

Texas Senate District 16

Democratic Party
 
 

TEXAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:

Sheryl Cole (Austin)

Texas House District 46

Democratic Party
 
 

Vikki Goodwin (Austin)

Texas House District 47

Democratic Party
 
 

Rep Mary Gonzalez

Rep. Mary Gonzalez (Clint)

Texas House District 75

Democratic Party
 
 

Terry Meza (Irving)

Texas House District 105

Democratic Party
 
 

Rep. Victoria Neave (Dallas)

Texas House District 107

Democratic Party
 
 

Joanna Cattanach (Dallas)

Texas House District 108

Democratic Party
 
 

Brandy Chambers (Garland)

Texas House District 112

Democratic Party
 
 

John Turner (Dallas)

Texas House District 114

Democratic Party
 
 

Julie Johnson

Julie Johnson (Addison)

Texas House District 115

Democratic Party
 
 

Rep. Sarah Davis (Houston)

Texas House District 134

Republican Party
 
 

Adam Milasincic (Spring Branch)

Texas House District 138

Democratic Party
 
 

Equality Texas is a lobbying and advocacy organization that, by law, can have limited involvement in electoral political activity. Equality Texas can make candidate endorsements to its members, who include its email subscribers, as well as website and social media followers. Equality Texas can also educate the public about issues of interest and where candidates stand on the issues. In the 2018 primaries, Equality Texas urged its members to support the 7 primary candidates endorsed by the Texas Equity PAC, plus an additional 3 candidates in federal races. All 10 endorsed primary candidates successfully advanced to the general election. To date, Equality Texas has endorsed the 19 general election candidates supported by Texas Equity PAC, plus an additional 11 federal candidates, for a total of 30 general election candidate endorsements.

Also see the general public endorsements made by our political action committee, the Texas Equity PAC, in state and local races.

 

Last Day to Register to Vote in November General Election: Tuesday, October 9, 2018

General Elections: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Queer the Vote, Y’all!