December 10, 2019/Media

The Texas Democratic Party Congratulates the Democratic Candidates Who Have Filed to Run for Railroad Commissioner and the State Board of Education

Austin, TX — The Texas Democratic Party congratulates all the strong Democratic candidates who have filed to run for Railroad Commissioner and the State Board of Education. The record-breaking number of qualified candidates running to represent the state of Texas are ensuring that Democrats are in a position to win up and down the ballot in 2020.

To see the Democratic candidates running for Railroad Commissioner, see below:

  • Roberto Alonzo

  • Chrysta Castañeda

  • Kelly Stone

  • Mark Watson

To see the Democratic candidates for the State Board of Education, see below: 

  • Georgina Perez (Incumbent, District 1)

  • Rebecca Bell-Metereau (District 5)

  • Letti Bresnahan (District 5)

  • Debra Kerner (District 6)

  • Kimberly McLeod (District 6)

  • Michelle Palmer (District 6)

  • Brenda Davis (District 9)

  • Marsha Burnett-Webster (District 10)

  • Stephen Wyman (District 10)

  • Greg Alvord (District 14)

  • John Betancourt (District 15)

To access updated candidate filing information, please refer to the Texas Secretary of State’s website.

Texas Democratic Party Deputy Executive Director Cliff Walker issued the following statement:

“Flipping Texas up and down the ballot means investing in each and every election. The Railroad Commissioner election is the most important environmental race in the country. Texas Democrats are on the verge of taking the majority in the State Board of Education races, a body that has been a national embarrassment for Texas.

“Texas Democrats are poised to win the upcoming election because we have strong, bold leaders fearlessly challenging Republicans in each of the key races in Texas. Our Democratic candidates are running to shape the future of Texas, and we commend them for their leadership and strength.”