Austin, TX — Today, Jolt Texas Founder Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez announced her candidacy for U.S. Senate.
Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:
“As a civil rights activist and community organizer, Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez has spent her life fighting for a better future for all Texans. The Texas Democratic Party is thrilled to welcome her into the race.
“Cristina has focused on developing and fostering the emerging electorate in Texas. An advocate for social justice, Cristina knows that government must be for the people and by the people.
“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 Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez, are running. Texas Democrats know that with hard work, strong values, and bold action, victory is in our grasp.”