Austin, TX – Today, MJ Hegar announced her candidacy for the United States Senate.
Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:
“A fighter pilot, decorated veteran, and advocate for millions, MJ Hegar is an American hero and we’re proud to welcome her to the 2020 Senate race.
“When people tell MJ no, she busts through the doors and fights for those left behind. Her entire adult life has been about service to her country, and she’s running for Senate to continue that sterling record of service.
“Texas is the biggest battleground state in 2020. It says a lot about John Cornyn that after decades as a statewide official, he is unpopular, vulnerable, and largely unknown. The Texas Democratic Party is proud that strong candidates like MJ are running and we will be ready to support our nominees. Texas Democrats know that with hard work, strong values, and bold action, victory is in our grasp.”