Austin, TX — Today, Houston City Council Member Amanda Edwards announced her candidacy for the United States Senate.
Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:
“A community builder, forward thinker, and innovator, Amanda Edwards is a champion for the city of Houston and we are thrilled to welcome her into the 2020 Senate race.
“Edwards represents the future of Texas. As a transformative results-oriented leader, she is blazing a trail for young Texans, women of color, and Texans who have felt locked out of their government.
“Texas is the biggest battleground state. In 2020, we’re going to take out John Cornyn and elect a new wave of Democrats across our state. The Texas Democratic Party is proud Democrats, like Amanda Edwards, are running. Texas Democrats know that with hard work, strong values, and bold action, victory is in our grasp.”