Why This Gay Candidate’s Texas Race Is Of National Importance

Photo courtesy of BigStock/Niyazz
Photo courtesy of BigStock/Niyazz

Photo courtesy of BigStock/Niyazz

Advocate reports that there’s a lot riding on out candidate Eliz Markowitz’s race for the Texas House of Representatives in a special election Tuesday—a win by Markowitz will flip the District 28 seat, in suburban Houston’s Fort Bend County, from Republican to Democratic and set the stage for possibly flipping the whole Texas House, giving Democrats more power when it’s time to draw up the state’s congressional district map in 2021, after the 2020 Census.

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