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Friday, September 27 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
The Democratic Do-Over

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Four congressional candidates hope this time's the charm

Moderator
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Abby Livingston

Washington Bureau Chief for The Texas Tribune
Livingston joined the Tribune in 2014 as the lead reporter in Washington, D.C., and won the 2017 National Press Club Award for Washington Regional Reporting for her work. She has covered political campaigns, House leadership and Congress for Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper... Read More →

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Sri Kulkarni

Democratic Candidate for Texas' 22nd Congressional District
Kulkarni is a Democratic candidate for Texas’ 22nd Congressional District. Previously, he was commissioned as a U.S. Foreign Service officer, serving overseas in places including Iraq, Israel, Russia, Taiwan and Jamaica. Kulkarni also worked on national security issues in the U.S... Read More →
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Wendy Davis

Former State Senator and Democratic Candidate for Texas' 21st Congressional District
Davis announced her campaign for Texas’ 21st Congressional District in July. She founded Deeds Not Words, an online engagement initiative focused on women’s rights, in 2016. Previously, she served in the Texas Senate for six years, representing parts of Fort Worth, and on the... Read More →
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Kim Olson

Democratic Candidate for Texas' 24th Congressional District
Olson announced her campaign for Texas’ 24th Congressional District in March. Previously, she served 25 years in the U.S. Air Force and retired at the rank of colonel. She also served as the CEO of Grace After Fire, an organization that helps women veterans upon their return home... Read More →
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Gina Ortiz Jones

Democratic Candidate for Texas' 23rd Congressional District
Ortiz Jones is a Democratic candidate in the 2020 race for Texas’ 23rd Congressional District, currently held by U.S. Rep. Will Hurd. Ortiz Jones also ran for the seat in 2018. Previously, she was an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force and served in Iraq. She also served... Read More →


Friday September 27, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
The Driskill Hotel, Ballroom 604 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701

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