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Darla Cameron

Darla Cameron is the data visuals editor at The Texas Tribune in Austin, where she leads a team of developers at the intersection of graphics and news applications. She loves to use data to hold public officials accountable and create more transparency in the murky world of state politics. Her team's visualizations help readers understand Texas better. Previously, she was a graphics editor at The Washington Post. She began her career in Florida at the Tampa Bay Times after completing a fellowship at the Poynter Institute. Darla is a Colorado native with a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.

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Left to right: Veronica Escobar, Democratic nominee for U.S. Congressional District 16; state Sen. Sylvia Garcia, D-Houston, Democratic nominee for CD-6; Angela Paxton, Republican nominee for state Senate District 8; and Lupe Valdez, Democratic nominee for governor.
 Laura Skelding: Escobar and Paxton/Bob Daemmrich: Garcia/Marjorie Kamys Cotera: Valdez

We visualized how underrepresented Texas women are in government. This year, it could change — but not by much.

This year's surge in women candidates could result in a record high percentage of female representation in Texas’ congressional delegation and the state legislature. But regardless of the outcome in November, Texas women will still fall short of equal representation in their government.

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