Cook Political Report Downgrades GOP chances in TX-21

For the first time in this election cycle, the Republican chances of holding onto TX-21 were downgraded by the well regarded election analysis site, the Cook Political Report, moving from Solid Republican, to Leans R. If this trend continues, we’ll be a toss-up in no time! The Cook Political Report is seeing what we have known since day one: TX-21[…]

State Representative Eddie Rodriguez endorses Elliott McFadden in TX-21 race

Rep. Rodriguez joins over 200 community leaders in supporting McFadden as he officially files for the 2018 Democratic Primary AUSTIN— Today, State Representative Eddie Rodriguez (D-Austin) endorsed Elliott McFadden as he officially filed for Texas Congressional District 21 in the March 2018 Democratic Primary. “I am proud to endorse my friend Elliott McFadden because we[…]

Elliott McFadden and Republican Robert Stovall square off on KTSA

Recently, Elliott McFadden was interveiwed on the state of the TX-21 on KTSA radio with Jack Riccardi. Bexar County Republican Chair Robert Stovall, who is also seeking the TX-21 seat, checked in as well by embracing Donald Trump and his failed policies. Listen to the interview. Elliott’s portion starts at the 8:43 mark.

BREAKING: DCCC now targeting TX-21 for 2018

The Washington Post is reporting that in the wake of the Virginia victories and Lamar Smith retiring, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) has put TX-21 on the target list of districts to flip next year. The demographics and voting trends of the 21st District match many of the gerrymandered seats Democrats won back from Republicans[…]

BREAKING: Lamar Smith will not seek re-election

TX-21 Candidate Elliott McFadden calls on Democrats focus on flipping seat in wake of Lamar Smith Retirement  AUSTIN— Congressional candidate Elliott McFadden, a progressive activist and the non-profit CEO of Austin B-cycle, reacted today to the news that Lamar Smith will not seek re-election to the U.S. House in the Texas 21st District by calling on Democrats[…]