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Meet Linda Chavez-Thompson

She was born into a family of eight children near Lubbock, worked on cotton fields in her teens and later became a Hispanic labor leader. Now she's running for lieutenant governor. We've packaged resources (in various media platforms) on the latest entrant to the race.

Democrat Linda Chavez-Thompson on January 4, 2010

Democrat Linda Chavez-Thompson entered the race for Texas lieutenant governor on Monday, which sets up a three-way primary race with former Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle and restaurant-owner Marc Katz.

We've packaged resources on the latest entrant for you in the form of an audio story, video of her filing speech in both English and Spanish, and the latest Texas Tribune topic page on the candidate (where all current and future stories related to Chavez-Thompson will be aggregated). Herewith:

 

Linda Chavez-Thompson topic page

Audio's on the right-hand side of the page

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