Houston, TX–Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) announced that current and former House Democratic Leaders have endorsed her for re-election in 2024.
“We are proud to endorse Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher for re-election. She is one of our strongest fighters for Democratic values in the U.S. House of Representatives–from reproductive rights, to voting rights, to equal rights for all Americans,” said House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries, Whip Katherine Clark, and Caucus Chair Pete Aguilar. “Since she arrived in Congress in 2019, Lizzie has worked collaboratively with members from across the country, bringing a thoughtful and pragmatic approach to policy and earning the respect and support of members of the House Democratic Caucus. She is a true servant leader making a meaningful difference for her community and our country.”
“Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher is an outstanding public servant and a proven champion for women’s reproductive rights,” said Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi. “Since her election in 2018 as part of an historic class of Majority Makers in the House, Lizzie has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to advancing our freedoms and democratic values and to delivering opportunity and progress for our communities. I am proud to endorse Congresswoman Fletcher for re-election.”
“Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher is a strong, thoughtful, and pragmatic leader in Congress,” said Congressman Steny Hoyer. “As Chair of the Regional Leadership Council, I have seen firsthand her dedication to improving the lives of the people of Texas’ Seventh Congressional District and the country. She is committed to delivering results For the People and I am proud to endorse her for re-election.”
“Having worked with Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher, I have seen her advocate for Texas’ Seventh Congressional District on issues that matter to her community and to our country–from health care, to gun violence prevention, to voting rights,” said Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn. “Since her election in 2018, she has continued to deliver meaningful results and I am proud to endorse her for re-election.”
“I am honored and proud to serve with these incredible leaders, and I am grateful for their endorsement for my re-election,” said Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher. “Under their leadership, House Democrats have delivered for the people, passing transformative, historic legislation and giving the American people the representation they need and deserve. I look forward to working together to earn the support of voters in Texas’ Seventh Congressional District and to taking back the House in 2024.”
Since she was sworn into office in 2019, Congresswoman Fletcher has worked with leaders from across the country and the greater Houston area, and she has a proven track record of bringing diverse voices together to deliver meaningful results for her constituents.
Today’s announcement builds on the long list of endorsements from local, state, and national leaders and organizations previously announced, including: former Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner; Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo; Fort Bend County Judge KP George; 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; Southside Place Mayor Andy Chan; 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; League of Conservation Voters; National Women’s Political Caucus; NewDem Action Fund; Planned Parenthood Action Fund; Reproductive Freedom For All PAC; Run Sister Run; Team Blue; Texas Farm Bureau Federation; 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.