Lupe Valdez to get new campaign manager
AUSTIN — Democratic gubernatorial challenger Lupe Valdez has a new campaign manager in her longshot bid to unseat Republican incumbent Greg Abbott in November, officials confirmed Wednesday.
The replacement of well-known strategist Bill Romjue with Tyler Tucker, who worked on the successful election of Democrat Ralph Northam as Virginia governor a year ago and worked for the Hillary Clinton campaign before that, joins a Valdez campaign that has struggled for months. Abbott has raised well over $40 million in campaign contributions compared with Valdez’ tally in May of less than $300,000.... read more
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