Fletcher adds to growing list of endorsers, from Houston leaders to state leaders to national organizations
Houston, TX–Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) announced additional endorsements for the 2024 election cycle.
“With the field set for the Democratic Primary in Texas’ Seventh Congressional District, our campaign is proud to have a strong backing of a diverse coalition of community and national leaders and organizations,” said Collin Steele, Political Director for Lizzie Fletcher for Congress. “Our campaign is ready to amplify the positive results that Congresswoman Fletcher has delivered and will continue to deliver for her district.”
In recent weeks, Congresswoman Fletcher gained the endorsements of Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and Fort Bend County Judge KP George for the 2024 election as well as Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) and Wendy Davis, Planned Parenthood Texas Votes Senior Advisor and former Texas State Senator.
The League of Conservation Voters, Team Blue, and the Texas Farm Bureau Federation also recently endorsed Congresswoman Fletcher, demonstrating the depth and breadth of her coalition and support.
Congresswoman Fletcher enters the election year in a strong position, raising more than $450,000 in the fourth quarter of 2023 and ending the year with more than $2 million cash on hand, a key indicator of support for her re-election in the 2024 election cycle.
Since she was sworn into office in 2019, Congresswoman Fletcher has worked with leaders from across the greater Houston area. She has a proven track record of bringing diverse voices together to advocate for common-sense solutions and 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 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; 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.