Democrat Gonzales: GOP ‘Stole’ Texas House Seat In Special Election

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At a glance

  • In winning special election, Flores became the first Mexican-born woman elected to Congress.
  • Gonzalez  will face Flores this fall as a result of redistricting.
  • Lawmaker made claim at event Thursday with California Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff in Brownsville, Texas.
  • “There’s millions and millions of dollars from outside our region and outside our state that are coming here to try to steal our elections and take away your value and take away the process that we rely on,”said Gonzalez, also arguing Republicans “stole that last election” by having more funding.




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