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Texas 2020 Elections

Amanda Edwards lost a family member to gun violence. But she doesn’t want to "take your AR-15."

The U.S. Senate candidate's proposals on guns and other issues are moderate compared with those of some of her primary competitors — but she said they have the most realistic chance of passing.

Houston City Councilwoman and U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Edwards outside of 919 Congress Avenue in Austin on Feb. 7, 2020.

Texas 2020 Elections

We're telling stories about the leading Democrats running in the primary for the U.S. Senate seat. Texas 2020 early voting begins Feb. 18 and runs through Feb. 28. The primary in Texas is March 3. Read about Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez here, Chris Bell here, Royce West here and MJ Hegar here. Read a Q&A with all of the leading candidates here


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‘Senseless violence’

Amanda Edwards, a Democratic candidate for U.S., lost her older cousin Reggie Mason to gun violence at a young age.

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