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Democratic Congressional Candidate Greg Casar speaks to the crowd at his election night watch party in East Austin on March 1, 2022.
Texas 2022 Elections

Greg Casar, Jessica Cisneros and Jasmine Crockett, young progressive candidates for Congress, want to push Texas leftward

Redistricting has empowered activists of both parties to push platforms further right or left. Progressives view three key Democrats’ advancements in the Texas primary election as a potential turning point for their movement.

From left: Jose Luis Cisneros, Ramona Gonzalez, Jessica CIsneros, her niece Brianna Gonzalez, and her sister Claudia Ciscneros. Jessica and her family walk into the election watch party and are greeted by her supporters on March 1, 2022.

Progressives on the rise in North Texas and South Texas

State Rep. Jasmine Crockett, D-Dallas, speaks at the ‘For the People Rally’ at the Texas Capitol on June 20, 2021.

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