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Jan 26, 2018
Digie Zone Network March 6 election endorsements
Candidate for U.S. Congress Norma Chavez
The Digie Zone
Network Endorses Norma Chavez for U.S. Congress-Democratic Primary
is the only candidate running for representative of the U.S. Congressional
District 16 who is qualified to hit the ground running on day one.
As a former Texas
state legislator, she has a deep knowledge of the legislative process, and will
not require an extensive learning curve to grasp the political and procedural
essentials required of a freshman lawmaker in Washington, D.C.
from her 14 years as a state legislator in Austin how to work with Democrats and Republicans to get things
accomplished for El Paso. She garnered a lengthy list of legislative achievements
and served on various key committees. She was involved in sponsoring and co-sponsoring
legislation that directly benefited El Paso residents and institutions.
the intricate role of lobbyists, and how they can work to help or hinder a
community’s agenda. It is no surprise she hosted local radio programs in recent
years, at times using these venues to communicate information that is of great importance
to residents of El Paso and the broader border area.
early days as an organizer for the United Farm Workers, and her other ventures
over the years, Chavez leaves no doubt that she will fight to the finish for
what hard-working Americans want and need: access to affordable health care,
trade pacts that protect workers and the environment, sensible and humane immigration
reform, a strong national defense, positive relations with Mexico, and in the
case of El Paso, a vibrant border that does not punish residents who contribute
daily to the quality of life of a binational community.
committed to protecting the “Dreamers” enrolled in the Deferred Action for
Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, programs that
benefit thousands of El Paso residents, from young children to the elderly. She
possesses an inherent sense of justice, and supports efforts to increase the minimum
wage, equal pay for equal work for men and women, protections for victims of
sexual harassment and sexual assault, and protections for Native American
communities, including the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (Tiguas).
demonstrated great courage in reentering the El Paso political arena, which is
where she belongs. In her own words, Chavez may not the most eloquent speaker; but,
her passion for helping others is unmatched and cannot be doubted. Today, she
is a more seasoned politician who has weathered and learned from the storms of life and of her
voters are fortunate to have a competitive slate of candidates to choose from
in the March 6 Democratic Party Primary Election. Norma Chavez has the best
resume and experience to begin serving effectively on day one. She is prepared
to both negotiate, and do battle when needed, in a legislative body controlled
by political leaders that have little to nothing in common with the El Paso
Vote for Norma
Chavez in the March 6 Democratic Party Primary Election Candidate website Norma Chavez website
Democratic Primary Election endorsements:
– Beto O’Rourke
Governor – Lupe Valdez
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