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September 12, 2018      4:45 PM

The race is on for Texas House Democratic Caucus Chair as Rep. Israel challenges Rep. Turner

Israel says "I didn't run for the Texas Legislature to fight losing battles or sit on the sidelines”; Chair Turner says “I'm confident that our caucus is unified by our shared mission of working for all Texans”

There’s now a race for Texas House Democratic Caucus Chair, as Rep. Celia Israel, of Austin, announced on Wednesday she is challenging Chairman Chris Turner, of Arlington.

“I didn't run for the Texas Legislature to fight losing battles or sit on the sidelines,” Rep. Israel said, adding that “last session was difficult.”

By Scott Braddock

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