State Senator César Blanco, D-El Paso, announced his candidacy for re-election to the Texas Senate for District 29 on Friday.
“I am running for re-election to the Texas Senate because El Paso and West Texas need a fighter who can deliver results,” Blanco said in a statement. “When I ran two years ago, I vowed to fight for our fair share – to improve education, make healthcare more affordable and create greater economic opportunity for El Paso and the region. from Big Bend. “
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According to a press release from Blanco’s campaign, he has passed 30 laws, ranging from gun safety to protecting the military from sexual assault.
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Blanco currently sits on Senate committees on health and social services, higher education, transportation and veterans, and border security.
The District of Blanco represents residents of El Paso, Culberson, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis and Presidio counties in the Texas Senate. He was first elected to the Texas Senate in 2020.