Congresswoman Veronica Escobar officially files for re-election


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Congresswoman Veronica Escobar officially filed to run for re-election as a democrat in the U. S. House of Representatives Saturday.

Escobar was joined by supporters at the El Paso Democratic Party Headquarters on 1401 Montana Avenue. She says she welcomes the competition the primaries bring.

“In November we’ll face off against whatever republican the republican party chooses and I look forward to being on the ballot in November. I look forward to serving the community of El Paso, God Willing, and should the voters want me back. “

Congresswoman Veronica Escobar

Currently, Congresswoman Escobar serves on the House Judiciary Committee, House Armed Services Committee, House Ethics Committee, and the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. 

Additionally, she serves as Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

Escobar also holds leadership positions on both the Democratic Women’s Caucus as Vice Chair, and the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform as Co-Chair. She is a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Progressive Caucus, the New Democrat Coalition, and a co-founder of the Congressional Moms Task Force on Family Separation.

Escobar was sworn in on January of 2019, and previously served as El Paso County Judge, and an El Paso County Commissioner.

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