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Texas 2022 Elections

Retiring U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson looms large in crowded race to replace her

Johnson did not make her retirement official until November, setting off an abridged scramble to set up campaigns ahead of the December filing deadline but attracting a packed lineup of experienced candidates who are either well connected, well known or well funded.

State Rep. Jasmine Crockett, D-Dallas, waits to ask a question during session on the House floor at the state capitol on May 25, 2021.

“I sought her out”

State Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-TX 30th District, in her office in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on July 10, 2019. Having been a Congresswoman since 1993, Johnson announced her retirement late 2021.

A splintered Dallas establishment

Former legislative staffer Abel Mulugheta announced his candidacy for Texas’ 30th Congressional District for 2022.
Jane Hamilton, 2020 Biden Texas state director, has announced her candidacy for the Texas’ 30th Congressional District in 2022.

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