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Averie Bishop, outspoken as Miss Texas 2022, announces run for state Legislature

After criticizing Republican leaders on abortion, guns and race, Bishop will run as a Democrat against Rep. Angie Chen Button in a competitive district in Dallas County.

From left: Former Miss Texas Averie Bishop sings Christmas songs with the aid of Miss Texas' Outstanding Teen J-Belle Kimbrell on Wednesday night at its Grand Opening Fashion Gala at the Westgate Mall in Amarillo on Nov. 10, 2022.

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