Inside the Houston House runoff that Democrats everywhere are watching

Democrats are salivating at the prospect of flipping a wealthy Houston enclave that has been solidly Republican since sending George H.W. Bush to Congress in 1967 -- the kind of race they need to win for any hope of retaking the House in the 2018 midterm. READ MORE

Posted by Eric Bradner, CNN on April 11, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, Democratic Candidate for Texas’ 7th District, Announces Endorsement from Houston GLBT Caucus

Democratic primary runoff candidate Lizzie Pannill Fletcher announced today the endorsement of the Houston GLBT Caucus, one of Houston’s largest advocacy organizations. During the in-person endorsement meeting, Fletcher received the official recommendation of the screening committee and went on to receive the majority of votes from the general membership. READ MORE

Posted by on April 05, 2018

Fletcher surpasses $1 million in Houston’s 7th District congressional race

Houston Democratic congressional hopeful Lizzie Pannill Fletcher has raised about $1.2 million for the 2018 midterm election ahead of the May 22 runoff with Democratic rival Laura Moser, Fletcher's campaign reported Tuesday. READ MORE

Posted by Kevin Diaz, Houston Chronicle on April 03, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Fletcher Raises over $500K in Q1 of 2018

Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, Democratic Candidate for Texas’ 7th District, Raises Over $500,000 in Q1 of 2018: Democratic primary runoff candidate Lizzie Pannill Fletcher released a preliminary summary of her fundraising numbers in the first quarter of the 2018 calendar year. READ MORE

Posted by on April 03, 2018

Democratic Candidate for Texas’ 7th Congressional District Lizzie Pannill Fletcher Announces Outpouring of Support From Local Leaders

Democratic primary runoff candidate Lizzie Pannill Fletcher released a comprehensive list today of local endorsements for her runoff campaign in Texas’ 7th Congressional District. Less than three weeks after the primary election, where she received a plurality of the votes, Fletcher has quickly consolidated an impressive coalition of local community leaders, solidifying her as the candidate for the Democratic nomination with significant support from local elected officials. READ MORE

Posted by on March 26, 2018

HOUSTON CHRONICLE: For the 7th Congressional District: Lizzie Pannill Fletcher

Fletcher's background is also impressive. After starting her law career at Vinson & Elkins, she joined AZA, a 50 person firm specializing in high-stakes business litigation and she became its first woman partner. She has served on the board of Planned Parenthood and she was on the front lines defending abortion providers from protesters during the 1992 Republican Convention in Houston. Like Westin, she has a firm grasp of the issues in the race. Just as important, she understands the importance of appealing to independent voters in this swing district. READ MORE

Posted by on February 09, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES: Rebelling Republican Suburbs Offer Democrats Path to House Control

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Posted by New York Times on December 18, 2017

ELITE DAILY: Women Are Running For Congress At Record Rates & These First-Time Candidates Explain Why

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Posted by Elite Daily on December 18, 2017

HOUSTON CHRONICLE: With ballots set, Texas political landscape could be reshaped in 2018

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Posted by Houston Chronicle on December 12, 2017

VICE NEWS: Here Are the House Seats Where Democrats Could Score Upsets in 2018

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Posted by VICE News on December 11, 2017

EMILY’s List Endorses Lizzie Pannill Fletcher for Congress in Texas’ 7th District

Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, endorsed Lizzie Pannill Fletcher for Congress in Texas’ 7th District. Stephanie Schriock. READ MORE

Posted by EMILY's List on November 14, 2017

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