Skip to main content

Primary Color: HD-146

State Rep. Al Edwards, D-Houston, and former State Rep. Borris Miles are vying for the same Texas House seat for the third time. In a district with a high dropout rate, a high incidence of HIV infection, and a high percentage of people without health insurance, they predictably disagree about who can best deliver on promises of help, hope and change.

(Ed. note: This is the first of a series of stories we'll be publishing between now and March 2 in which Tribune reporters will profile legislative districts around the state with contested party primaries. All of the stories will be archived on a new topic page on 2010 legislative matchups.)

State Rep. Al Edwards, D-Houston, and former State Rep. Borris Miles are vying for the same Texas House seat for the third time. In a district with a high dropout rate, a high incidence of HIV infection, and a high percentage of people without health insurance, they predictably disagree about who can best deliver on promises of help, hope and change.

Informed voters, strong democracy with your help

Yes, I'll donate today

Explore related story topics

State government 2010 elections Borris L. Miles Texas House of Representatives Texas Legislature