Jessica Gonzalez, Lisa Luby Ryan Prove Dallas County House Incumbents Can Be Beat

Don't think an incumbent House member from Dallas Count can lose in a primary? Two largely unknown women politicos have proved that theory wrong.Democrat Jessica Gonzalez and Republican Lisa Luby Ryan don't have much in common. Gonzalez is a progressive, while Ryan has become a hard-right conservative. But they both showcased the increasing power that women candidates wield in Dallas County.Gonzalez beat longtime Democratic incumbent Roberto Alonzo in the House District 104 primary, while Ryan knocked off Jason Villalba in the House District 114 Republican primary. The winning duo shows that it doesn't matter if you are a Democrat or a Republican, if you are a woman and can run a credible campaign, you have a shot to win.  Continue reading...

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