John Lira for Congress

latest newsTEXAS STATE SENATOR ROLAND GUTIERREZ ENDORSES JOHN LIRA

TEXAS STATE SENATOR ROLAND GUTIERREZ ENDORSES JOHN LIRA

Contact: 

Juan Rodriguez, Lira for Congress, 

312-771-0263, juan@liraforcongress.com

 

San Antonio, TX —  Today, Texas State Senator Roland Gutierrez (D-19th TX Sen. District), endorsed Marine veteran John Lira in his campaign to represent Texas’s 23rd Congressional District. 

 

“I am happy to support John Lira for Congress in Texas-23. His service in the military has showcased his leadership and commitment to public service. I believe John has the vision and experience to represent the voices and values of people in Texas-23,” stated Senator Roland Gutierrez. 

 

“I am very proud and honored to be endorsed by Texas State Senator Roland Gutierrez,” said John Lira. I know how hard the Senator works for Texas’ families in the State Senate.  

 

Lira continued, “as a Marine veteran and the son of a Mexican-American family growing up in San Antonio, I learned the value of hard work and the importance of serving our community. I’ll honor those values every day on the campaign trail, and with the help of Senator Gutierrez and other Texas Democrats, I have the confidence to keep going and know that I will be the next Congressman from TX-23. 

 

In addition to Senator Gutierrez, John has also been endorsed by 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. 

 

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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.

 

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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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.