Texas Republican Makes History as first Mexican-Born Congresswoman, Flipping Dem Seat

Texas Republican Makes History as first Mexican-Born Congresswoman, Flipping Dem Seat


A young Republican in Texas has achieved quite the blow to Texas Democrats. Representative-Elect Mayra Flores made history as the first Mexican-born congresswoman on Tuesday for an open seat in a special congressional election, previously held by a Democrat.

Flores says her win should be a lesson to Democrats to not take the hispanic vote for granted. Additionally, her win could have a deep significance as to how President Biden and the Democrats have handled the immigration crisis.

Flores’ district stretches from east of San Antonio down to the southern border, “once a Democratic stronghold” reports Fox News, which added that then-President Obama carried the area by a whopping 22 points a decade ago.

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“The Democrat Party has been in control here in South Texas

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