Emerge Texas

In Development: Emerge Texas is raising seed funding.

Emerge Texas will recruit, train and provide a powerful network for Democratic women who want to run for office across the state. Please consider a donation today to help it launch!

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Emerge Texas will level the playing field by recruiting and training Democratic women who want to run for office, but who may feel they lack the necessary knowledge or connections to mount a successful campaign.

Women make up 50.4% of Texas’s population, but only 20.4% of the state legislature. Texas currently has a single woman holding statewide executive office—Christi Craddick, a Republican serving as Railroad Commissioner. Only four Democratic woman have ever served the state in Congress, although it currently has the second largest Congressional delegation in the US . Furthermore, the percentage of women serving in the Texas state legislature has fallen since 2009. Despite having the second largest Latino population in the United States, there has been one Latina to ever serve in a statewide executive office in Texas, and there has never been a Latina representative in Congress.

 This is why Texas needs Emerge Texas now!

Emerge Texas will:

  • Recruit women to run for office at all levels of government
  • Train them to run effective campaigns and win races
  • Provide a powerful network to support women running for office

Click here to find out more about the Emerge model and our proven track record.

Emerge Texas will become a part of this powerful national network, reaching every region of the country. For more information, please email laila@emergeamerica.org or jessica@emergeamerica.org.

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Emerge Texas is currently raising seed funding.
Please consider a donation today to help it launch!