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2024 Texas Elections

GOP leaders snubbed Katrina Pierson in her House primary. Now they need her to pass school vouchers.

Ahead of the primary, Pierson lacked endorsements from Gov. Greg Abbott, former President Donald Trump, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, each of whom backed pro-voucher challengers in a number of other House contests.

President Donald Trump's 2020 Senior Campaign Adviser Katrina Pierson greets the crowd during a Women for Trump Holiday Celebration at the Holiday Inn Tyler Conference Center in Tyler.   Dec. 10, 2019.

Ruffling feathers

Trump supporters greet campaign surrogates and former campaign manager Brad Parscale, senior advisor Katrina Pierson and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick during a bus tour stop in San Antonio on Sept. 3, 2020.

Holland under fire

State Rep. Justin Holland, R-Rockwall, speaks with a colleague on the House floor in Austin on April 18, 2023.

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