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com (SDEC) Texas State Democratic Executive Committeeman 2013 - RULES, COMMUNICATIONS & RESOLUTIONS COMMITTEES 52 year proud member of the AFL-CIO. SUSTAINING MEMBER TEXAS DEMOCRATIC PARTY BIG NEWS / CELIA ISRAEL & TEXAS DEMOCRATS WIN BIG IN TEXAS' RUNOFF YESTERDAY
YOU CAN EASILY UNSUBSCRIBE FROM EMAILS HERE; PLEASE JUST CLICK ( UNSUBSCRIBE ) DEMOCRAT CELIA ISRAEL WINS RUNOFF FOR TEXAS HOUSE SEAT DISTRICT 50 Celia Israel, an Ann Richards Democrat, was elected Tuesday evening in North Austin in the House District 50 State Representative race. KVUE NEWS / AUSTIN, TX. & A. JAMAIL Posted on January 28, 2014 at 10:18 PM

Updated yesterday at 10:19 PM

Celia Israel AUSTIN -- Democrat Celia Israel has been elected a Texas state representative for House District 50 in a special runoff election. With all precincts reporting, Israel led Republican Mike VanDeWalle with 59.65 percent of the votes. VanDeWalle received 40.35 percent of the votes. The numbers were strong for Democratic challenger Celia Israel. Israel finished with 60-percent of the vote. She worked on the Ann Richards campaign for

governor 20 years ago. More than 9,700 votes were counted in the election. Celia raised in a predominantly Latino community by working class parents, a Austin realtor and former member of Gov. Ann Richards administration Celia Israel for the State Representative House District 50 seat. Rep. Mark Strama resigned from the seat in June to manage the Austin Google Fiber Program. House District 50 covers a large patch of eastern Travis County from the Del Valle area to just west of Elgin, up to northern Pflugerville, and back around to parts of North Austin. Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa released the following statement:

"Id like to congratulate Celia Israel and her team on their exciting win tonight in House District 50. Im proud to say that we have one more Texas Democrat in the legislature. Celia represents the best of Texas -- a fighter who is dedicated to improving public schools, growing small businesses and ensuring a high quality of life for her constituents. Texans are tired of Tea Party politics and tonights victory is the first battle of many to ensure that Texans and not special interests are priority number one in Austin. " FORWARDED BY: Allan R. Jamail Senatorial District 6 (SDEC) Texas State Democratic Executive Committeeman 2013 - RULES, COMMUNICATIONS & RESOLUTIONS COMMITTEES 52 year proud member of the AFL-CIO. SUSTAINING MEMBER TEXAS DEMOCRATIC PARTY To unsubscribe to receiving email please click on the following link (here) and type the word unsubscribe in the subject title.