Texas IAF Targets 19 Hottest State, Federal Races in State Suburbs

Texas IAF, Civic Engagement, Faith in Action

Texas IAF Targets 19 Hottest State, Federal Races in State Suburbs

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
McClatchy & More

In a move to shift the makeup of the state legislature, Texas IAF organizations reached into suburbs surrounding Texas’ largest cities to assemble by the thousands in political, nonpartisan assemblies to help leaders wrest commitments from candidates for state and federal office. Having witnessed candidate responses to locally-developed agendas, which span from local control to Texas school finance and federal immigration reform, leaders are now mobilizing their neighbors to Get Out The Vote.

In North Dallas, for example, two thousand DAI leaders -- many from Carrollton and Farmers Branch -- invited candidates for House Districts 114, 115, 105 and 107, and Congressional District 32, to...