Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Files for Reelection to House Following Houston Mayoral Bid Loss

Posted on AllSides December 11th, 2023
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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, on Sunday filed for reelection to her House seat after losing a bid to become mayor of Houston over the weekend. Jackson Lee's filing, first reported by the Houston Chronicle, will result in a primary against Amanda Edwards, a former Houston city council member. The Texas representative lost to state senator John Whitmire by a wide margin on Saturday after the pair proceeded to a run-off following November's all-party primary. Jackson Lee said she was "excited for the opportunities that lie ahead" following the release...

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