This post was originally published on this site A runoff in South Texas between incumbent Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar and progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros remained too close to call as of Wednesday morning. (Image credit: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images; Brandon Bell/Getty Images)
Henry Cuellar declares victory, but Jessica Cisneros won’t concede in nail-biter runoff for South Texas seat
This post was originally published on this site By Abby Livingston and Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune May 24, 2022 LAREDO —U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, the last anti-abortion Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, boldly declared victory just before midnight in his nail-biter primary runoff race. But his progressive...
This post was originally published on this site The primary battle between longtime Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar, a fixture of South Texas politics, and progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros will continue on to a May runoff. (Image credit: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images; Brandon Bell/Getty Images)
This post was originally published on this siteIn her second run for Congress, Jessica Cisneros has moved from pitching progressive policies to attacking the incumbent Democrat, Representative Henry Cuellar.
This post was originally published on this siteProgressives and environmental groups hope to make Jessica Cisneros’s primary rematch with Rep. Henry Cuellar (Texas) a referendum on the nine-term House Democrat’s fossil-fuel industry ties and what they view as lackluster support for the…
This post was originally published on this siteVermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday endorsed Jessica Cisneros’ bid to unseat Texas Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar, as early voting in the state begins ahead of the March 1 primary election.