Former Sen. Gonzalo Barrientos is making a valiant effort to revive the once-dominant Tejano Democrats, a statewide group that has fallen on rough times in recent years. Barrientos called last weekend’s endorsement convention “a new chapter” for the organization.
Key endorsements from the group included Hillary Clinton for president, Rick Noriega for U.S. Senator, and former San Antonio Council Member Art Hall for Railroad Commissioner. The group did not endorse in the Travis County District Attorney’s race, but candidate Mindy Montford was on hand with a table of supporters.
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