John Lira for Congress

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JOHN LIRA IN EL PASO FOR CAMPAIGN SWING

Contact: 

Juan Rodriguez, Lira for Congress,  312-771-0263, juan@liraforcongress.com

 

El Paso, TX —  Democratic House of Representatives Candidate (TX-23) John Lira is currently in El Paso on a 6 day visit that includes meeting with local elected officials, spending quality time with his wife, an El Paso native, Dr. Michelle Espino and her family, and attending political events in the El Paso metro area.  

Information about Lira and the campaign is at the end of the advisory. Lira  is available for one-on-one interviews from Wednesday, December 29 to Friday, December 31. 

 

Wednesday, December 29

6:00pm – 8:00pm  Meet the Candidate Event 

Hosted by El Paso Young Democrats

Hope and Anchor 4012 N Mesa St. El Paso, TX 79902

https://www.facebook.com/liraforcongress

Media – Please contact Juan Rodriguez at juan@liraforcongress.com or cell, 312-771-0263

 

Thursday, December 30 

12:00pm – 6:00pm Media Availability

Media – Please contact Juan Rodriguez at juan@liraforcongress.com or cell, 312-771-0263

 

Friday, December 31

12:00pm – 6:00pm Media Availability

Media – Please contact Juan Rodriguez at juan@liraforcongress.com or cell, 312-771-0263

 

About John Lira: John is the son of a Mexican American family of four in southeast San Antonio, a United States Marine Corps veteran, a dedicated father and husband, and a proud Texan.

From busboy to emerging policy leader, John’s experience helping author, pass, and implement national policies have fueled his desire to continue working to address the needs of the Nation and her citizens.

John comes from a working-class family whose strong work ethic taught him to value and take pride in hard work. After a lifetime of service to his country, John now stands ready to answer the next call!

From military bases and foreign battlefields to higher education and community service, John has dedicated his life to the service and protection of our families. Now, John’s passion for serving on the frontlines of public policy has brought him to this point, and he needs your help. The grassroots movement to flip Texas’s 23rd Congressional District is starting.

Endorsements:  U.S. Representative Veronica Esocbar, (D-16 TX U.S. House District), Texas State Senator Roldand Gutierrez (D-19th TX Sen. District), Texas State Senator Cesar Blanco (D-29th TX Sen. District). Together Senators Blanco’s and Gutierrez’s senate districts overlap with TX-23. 

National endorsements include, The Voter Protection Project, New Politics, VoteVets, Latino Victory. Congressional Caucuses endorsements include NewDems Coalition, BOLD PAC; the official campaign arm of the Hispanic Congressional Caucus. John has also received support from Member leadership PACs including for Rep. Tom Beyer, Rep. Ruben Gallego, Rep. Brad Schneider, Rep. Grace Meng and Rep. Jim Himes.  Other Pacs we are engaging include Planned Parenthood, Taking the Hill, AmeriPac, Backroads PAC, Foreign Policy for America, and When Democrats Turn Out. 

Recent Podcast Interviews

The El Paso Beat

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3s4Mfs8xKbalVE3dGsFfkt?si=EyqXbISIQ4OQlPBb4XXbZg&utm_source=copy-link

News Articles

SA Express News: https://www.expressnews.com/news/news_columnists/gilbert_garcia/article/Garcia-San-Antonio-veteran-enters-the-Democratic-16186663.php

Texas Signal: https://texassignal.com/latino-victory-endorses-veteran-john-lira-in-tx-23/

The Hill: https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/554373-first-democrat-jumps-into-key-house-race

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A True Texan
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John is the son of a Mexican American family of four in southeast San Antonio, a United States Marine Corps veteran, a dedicated father and husband, a devoted parishioner at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, and a proud Texan.