Guillermo "Memo" Garcia

County Commissioner, Precinct 3

  • Guillermo is a lifelong resident of D’Hanis. He attended D’Hanis High School and is currently self-employed as an area mechanic after many years of working as a ranch hand. 

  • Memo is concerned that the people of Medina County have had very little input into county government in recent years and 

  • Wants to insure diverse, just and honorable representation as a County Commissioner.

JOe Herrera

State Representative, District 53

  • Long term solutions to Public school funding and improving Teachers pay, both active and retired. 

  • Increased access to high-speed internet for students across rural Texas

  • Access to high-quality and affordable health care for all Texans, especially children, the elderly and those with special needs

  • Eminent Domain Reform to protect Texas Landowners

  • Reducing property taxes

  • Protecting a Women's right to choose, an abortion, and access to reproductive healthcare services 

  • Fighting for equal pay for women.  Equal work should mean equal pay

  • Ensuring all Texans have equal opportunities and freedoms, regardless of race, age, sex, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  All Texans should be free to be their true self and be safe doing so.   

  • Protecting the rights of LGBTQ individuals across Texas

  • Helping local and new businesses grow by creating new, higher paying jobs for Texans 

  • Focus on strengthening border security, targeting criminals and deporting them.  

  • Increasing funds for state law enforcement to target and end Human Trafficking 

  • Protecting our natural resources, rivers, lakes and streams from pollution, agricultural runoff and chemical spills.

  • Eliminating loop holes regarding Gravel Pits in unincorporated parts of the state.  We have to hold people accountable and protect our water ways.   

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Gina ortiz jones

United States Congress

  • Top 10 in graduating class from SA's John Jay High School.  Won ROTC Scholarship. 

  • Boston University Graduate, with an MA in Economics and BA in Eastern Studies

  • Entered the Air Force under Don't Ask, Don't Tell and served as Air Force Intelligence

  • Deployed to serve in Iraq


Rebeca martinez

Chief Justice

4th Court of Appeals

  • Justice Martinez was raised in a Military Family

  • Graduate of Incarnate Word, University Scholar at Southern Methodist University in Dallas

  • Law Degree from Boston University Law in Boston, MA where she was the Faculty Award Winner

  • Recognized for Outstanding Service to the Legal Profession and to the Public

  • Life Fellow of the Teas Bar Foundation, the San Antonio Bar Foundation and served on the Board of the National Association of Women Judges and the Mexican American Bar Association

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Xochil Rodriguez

State Senate, District 19

  • Xochil has been a practicing attorney for over 10 years.

  • She served as Associate Counsel for The University of Texas at San Antonio and as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of San Antonio, and is a certified mediator. Currently,

  • Xochil serves on the San Antonio/Bexar County Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census.

  • Xochil earned her Juris Doctorate from The University of Texas School of Law. As a Student Attorney, she participated in the Immigration Clinic handling asylum and adjustment of status claims before the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration Court.

  • She also participated in the Transnational Worker's Rights Clinic (Equal Justice Center), where she represented workers seeking to recover damages for violations of labor laws as well as unpaid wages.

  • Xochil was an intern with The United States Department of Justice, the Texas Senate, and a U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas.

  • After law school Xochil served briefly as a Law Fellow for the National Labor Relations Board.

Xochil married Mr. Shannon O'Dowd, a public school teacher, at San Fernando Cathedral in downtown San Antonio. They have one daughter, Itzela. They live on the southside of San Antonio. Xochi’s parents, Ciro and Carolina Peña Rodriguez. Her father is a former State Representative and Congressman.

Royce West

United States Senate

  • As a State Senator, Royce has been serving the constituents of Texas, by addressing issues and passing laws that are universal across Texas. 

  • He has been working with Senators, Representatives, Democratic Party Chairs, County Commissioners, Education Administrators, Community Organizations, Criminal Justice Officials, Police Associations, Medical Professions, Immigration Agencies, City Council Members, Constituents, Business Community, Students, Colleges, etc. on issues important to all people in the Great State of Texas.

We do believe, with your help, we can Turn Texas Blue and defeat John Cornyn in the general election. Royce has the experience and is the most qualified candidate.  Royce received endorsements from ten of the twelve Democratic State Senators and forty eight of the sixty seven Democratic State Representatives. They strongly believe Royce is the most qualified candidate; he consistently fights for the people of Texas and common sense rights, he demonstrates professional attributes of a leader, is results driven, he cares about Texas and our Country…  Royce is a dedicated husband, father and grandfather; an effective Senator, lawyer, business owner, community leader…  Yes, Royce is a family man and his faith is uncompromised. 

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