Texas Elections 2018

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Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez announced Wednesday morning she would file to run for Texas governor at the Texas Democratic Party's headquarters in Austin. Watch her make her campaign official and address the press above. 

Valdez is serving her fourth term as sheriff of Dallas County. When first elected in 2004, she was Texas' first openly gay female Hispanic sheriff. Read more about her announcement here.