With Broad Coalition of Support and Endorsements from Local Elected Officials and National Organizations
Houston, TX – This weekend, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) filed for re-election to Congress in 2024 with the support and endorsement of leaders throughout the greater Houston area she represents as well as national organizations.
“I am honored and proud to represent Texas’ Seventh Congressional District, and I am excited to put my name on the ballot to serve another term in the House of Representatives,” said Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher. “In 2018, we built a broad and diverse coalition together to bring a little more Houston to Washington, D.C. As the first Democrat in more than 50 years, and the first woman ever, to represent Texas’ Seventh Congressional District, I am proud to work with partners across our cities, counties, state, and country to make meaningful progress and to protect our democracy. I am honored to have the support of so many of these community leaders and organizations as I seek to continue this work. I will continue to bring people together to do the critical work ahead to defend our democracy, ensure equality, and restore our rights, all of which are on the ballot in 2024.”
Congresswoman Fletcher has already received endorsements for the 2024 election from the following elected officials who represent people in and around the district: Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner; Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis; Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia; Harris County Commissioner Lesley Briones; Fort Bend County Commissioner Grady Prestage; Harris County Attorney Christian Menefee; Fort Bend County Sheriff Eric Fagan; Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzales; Texas State Representative Ann Johnson; Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds; Texas State Representative Hubert Vo; Texas State Representative Gene Wu; Houston City Council Member Sallie Alcorn; Houston City Council Member Abbie Kamin; Houston City Council Member Tiffany D. Thomas; and Southside Place Mayor Andy Chan.
Congresswoman Fletcher has earned endorsements from the following organizations for the 2024 election: American Israel Public Affairs Committee; Animal Wellness Action; Congressional Black Caucus PAC; Defend the Vote; EMILY’s List; Equality PAC; Future Forum PAC; Joint Action Committee for Political Affairs; Latino Labor Leadership Council of Southeast Texas; National Women’s Political Caucus; NewDem Action Fund; Planned Parenthood Action Fund; Reproductive Freedom For All PAC; Run Sister Run; and Tri-State Maxed-Out Women.
Now in her third term in Congress, Fletcher was first elected to represent Texas’ Seventh Congressional District in 2018, becoming the first Democrat in more than 50 years and the first woman ever to represent TX-07.