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Optimistic Democrats are lining up to run for Texas’ high courts in 2020

The depth of the bench for non-marquee statewide races, like the state’s two high courts and the Railroad Commission, is a measure of how high Democratic hopes have soared ahead of the 2020 election.

Judge Amy Clark Meachum kicks off her campaign for Texas Chief Justice at Threadgill’s in Austin on Oct. 29, 2019.

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