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Texas 2020 Elections

Julián Castro’s unconventional campaign manager wants “to run a campaign that will make him proud”

Maya Rupert has never spearheaded a political campaign, let alone a presidential one. She’s working to keep Castro’s momentum going as he heads into the second Democratic primary debate.

Maya Rupert, campaign manager for Julian Castro, and the candidate share a laugh during a photoshoot at the campaign's San A…

Texas 2020 Elections

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“We were just in sync”

Maya Rupert, campaign manager for Julián Castro, talks to the candidate during a recent meeting.
Senior Adviser Maya Rupert at a meeting with Housing Secretary Julian Castro.
Senior Adviser Maya Rupert and Housing Secretary Julian Castro.

“When you’re a hammer, everything is a nail”

Maya Rupert, (right)  campaign manager for Julian Castro, listens to the candidate during a recent meeting.
Maya Rupert, campaign manager for Julian Castro, listens during a recent planning meeting.

A shared mission

Maya Rupert, campaign manager for Julián Castro, walks through the campaign's San Antonio office.

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