Former State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer is being endorsed by 17 sitting lawmakers in his campaign to return to the Texas House.
Former State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer is running for his old Texas House seat, setting up a primary battle with fellow San Antonio Democrat Diana Arévalo.
More than 1 million women reside in Bexar County, but its 10-member delegation of state representatives included only one woman before the 2016 election.
During the Texas Legislature’s 85th regular session lawmakers produced bills aimed at improving mental health throughout the state.
Three candidates who have never held public office are vying to succeed state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, who is leaving his Texas House District 116 seat after eight terms to challenge state Sen. José Menéndez in the March 1 Democratic primary. The district has not seen a truly competitive race since Martinez Fischer first won election in 2000.