Lizzie Fletcher, Democratic Candidate for Texas’ 7th Congressional District, Releases Vision For Moving Us Forward

Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, Democratic candidate for Congress, today released her vision for Texas’ 7th Congressional District. Moving Us Forward lays out the policy priorities that Fletcher will focus on moving into the final months of this general election campaign. READ MORE

Posted by on August 16, 2018

Vice President Biden: I am Proud to Endorse Lizzie Fletcher for Congress

“Lizzie Fletcher has spent her life improving the lives of people across her community. In Congress, she will put partisan politics aside and be the advocate for working families that her district needs in Washington," said Vice President Biden. "I am proud to endorse Lizzie Fletcher for Congress." READ MORE

Posted by on August 14, 2018

Fletcher: Culberson Must Explain His Stock Purchases Connected to Federal Insider Trading Indictment

“Today’s indictment raises serious questions. Congressman Culberson must explain why he, along with a small group of Republican lawmakers, bought stock in an obscure Australian biopharmaceutical company that is at the center of an insider trading scandal. If Congressman Culberson used his position of power, along with access to material nonpublic information, in an effort to benefit himself personally then Congressman Culberson will have confirmed he is exactly what is wrong with Washington.” READ MORE

Posted by on August 08, 2018

Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, Democratic Candidate for Texas’ 7th District, Announces Endorsement from New Democrat Coalition

Democratic candidate Lizzie Pannill Fletcher announced her endorsement today from New Democrat Coalition, a group of “forward-thinking, pro-growth lawmakers committed to seeking pragmatic solutions that will foster economic prosperity and keep America more secure.” READ MORE

Posted by on July 16, 2018

Lizzie Pannill Fletcher Raises More Than $1 Million in Q2

Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, Democratic candidate for Texas’ 7th Congressional District, announced that she raised more than $1 million in the second fundraising quarter of 2018, entering July with nearly $800,000 cash on hand. Over the second quarter of 2018, more than 75% of Lizzie’s funds came from within Texas, with more than 68% coming from Houston-area residents. This quarter also brings Lizzie to more than $2 million raised since she entered the race. READ MORE

Posted by on July 05, 2018

John Culberson Must Answer For Expected Spikes in Texas Health Insurance Rates

For nearly two decades in Washington, Congressman Culberson has consistently put Washington politics ahead of everyday Texans’ best interests. His support of a Washington-driven tax plan not only blew a $1.9 trillion hole in the deficit and put working families on the hook, but also recklessly kneecapped our healthcare system, raising costs for millions of families. Our community needs leaders who will stand up for us and put our best interests first, but politicians like John Culberson have failed us repeatedly. Last week’s rate increase requests are more proof that Congressman Culberson’s time in office must come to an end. READ MORE

Posted by on June 27, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Fletcher Statement on Congress’ Most Recent Attack on Americans’ Health Care

In less than 24 hours Congressman Culberson voted to slash Medicare and CHIP funding, and President Trump’s administration announced it would no longer defend the right of people living with pre-existing conditions to purchase health insurance. In response to this repeated, Washington driven attack on Texans’ health care, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher released the following statement. READ MORE

Posted by on June 08, 2018

Lizzie Fletcher, Democratic Candidate for Texas’ 7th Congressional District, Announces Raising More Than $1.4 Million for 2018 Cycle

Democratic primary runoff candidate Lizzie Pannill Fletcher announced today that, between April 1- May 2, her campaign raised more than $170,000, bringing her overall fundraising total above $1.4 million for the cycle. READ MORE

Posted by on May 09, 2018

Lizzie Fletcher, Democratic Candidate for Texas’ 7th Congressional District, Releases First TV Ad of the Runoff Election

“Ready” Puts the Focus on Houston Families READ MORE

Posted by Erin Mincberg on April 24, 2018

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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