Alvarado wastes no time, announces bid to replace Garcia in state Senate
AUSTIN — Rep. Carol Alvarado announced her plans to run to replace state Sen. Sylvia Garcia Wednesday, diving into the race only hours after the incumbent won the Democratic Party's nod to pursue a seat in Congress.
Alvarado, a Houston Democrat and a member of the Texas House since 2008, pitched herself to voters has someone who has built relationships within the Legislature to help her advocate for issues such as protection for immigrants bought illegally to the country as children, funding public education, women's reproductive health and other issues.
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