John Lira for Congress

latest newsJOHN LIRA RETURNS EL PASO TO KICKOFF EARLY VOTING

JOHN LIRA RETURNS EL PASO TO KICKOFF EARLY VOTING

Contact: 

Juan Rodriguez, Lira for Congress, 

312-771-0263, juan@liraforcongress.com

 

El Paso, TX —  Democratic U.S. House of Representatives Candidate (TX-23) John Lira is currently in El Paso on a 3 day visit to kickoff Early Voting in El Paso County before the March 1 Democratic Primary.

 

His visit includes meeting voters outside the perimeter of Early Voting Centers, meeting with local elected officials, veterans groups and attending community 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 Monday, February 14 to Wednesday, February 16. 

 

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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), Tejano Democrats of El Paso, Texas State Senator Roland 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. San Antonio Express-News, Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio, Tejano Democrats El Paso Norte, Tejano Democrats SD-19.

 

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. 

 

NEWS ARTICLES

 

El Paso Matters

 

https://elpasomatters.org/2022/02/13/u-s-house-district-23-democratic-primary/ 

 

https://elpasomatters.org/2022/02/02/fort-bliss-takes-center-stage-in-el-paso-congressional-primary-race/

 

The El Paso Beat

 

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

 

San Antonio Express News Endorsement

https://www.expressnews.com/opinion/editorial/article/Editorial-Our-picks-in-CD-21-and-CD-23-primaries-16819721.php



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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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.