As she campaigns across South Texas, former legislator Yvonne Gonzalez Toureilles says there’s something that stands out about her: She’s the only Democratic female candidate in the area.
Gonzalez Toureilles, a lawyer, represented House District 35 for three terms but was ousted in 2010. She is now challenging state Rep. J.M. Lozano, a Kingsville Republican who recently switched parties, in the newly drawn House District 43.
When Lozano announced his switch in March, he said Texas Democrats bullied him for voting in the interests of his district.
Gonzalez Toureilles finds that amusing.
“What man in South Texas ...