Lina Hidalgo would become the first woman and first immigrant to be elected executive of the largest county in Texas.
Houston Chronicle - August 5, 2018
"In one of the most discussed races at the event at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, caucus members endorsed Democratic candidate Lina Hidalgo for Harris County judge over Republican incumbent Ed Emmett."
Univision 45 - July 19, 2018
"Lina Hidalgo narró que su familia tuvo que dejar Colombia en busca de seguridad, posteriormente vivió en México y Perú, en donde vio casos de corrupción que afectan a la comunidad."
Harvard Kennedy School Review - May 9, 2018
"In early childhood education, Harris County has an opportunity to tackle deep disparities while preparing the future of our community."
Fox 26 Houston - April 15, 2018
Lina Hidalgo speaks on a variety of topics. “The What's Your Point? panel includes attorney and former Harris County Republican Party chairman Jared Woodfill, longtime Super Neighborhood leader Tomaro Bell, Democratic candidate for Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, host of "Sunday Morning Live" Marcus Davis, and columnist and former Mayor of Kemah Bill King.”
Houston Chronicle - April 7, 2018
“Lina Hidalgo...said gun shows should not be permitted to sell guns without background checks. A program to buy back guns from people should also be available.”
KPFA: Letters and Politics - April 3, 2018
“Lina Hidalgo won the Democratic primary for Judge just a couple of weeks ago and in fact she got more votes than the Republican incumbent who’s had the position now for quite some time.”
Houston Chronicle - March 21, 2018
“The lack of acknowledgment of the reality of our changing environment, and its man-made causes, has made the greater Houston area the poster child for the consequence of ignoring science — a fact that has been nearly as destructive as Harvey itself.”
Fox 26 Houston - February 28, 2018
“They have spent millions of dollars at this point defending Judge McSpadden's ability to arbitrarily lock people up.”
Houston Chronicle - March 1, 2018
“There is tremendous energy going on this year."
Houston Public Media - February 28, 2018
“Taxpayer dollars should go toward implementing policies that keep people safe, not toward defending an unconstitutional and ineffective system.”
Fox 26 Houston - February 20, 2018
“It's time for someone who looks like the people of Harris County, who reflects the politics of Harris County, to represent the voters
of this County."
La 920 AM - January 31, 2018
"Necesitamos tener representación, porque es así que logramos salir adelante."
KHOU 11 News - January 26, 2018
“Those young people are the future [...] I just don’t think they should be used as bargaining chips.”
NPR - January 22, 2018
"I would be the first woman, first immigrant in this position of County Judge [...] I want to be a shining example of what Texas and the country can be."
TIME Magazine - January 18, 2018
“It was an army of women taking on an army of out-of-touch men,” says Lina Hidalgo [...] “And that's what we'll see here next year.”
Houston Public Media - November 15, 2017
The main idea behind the campaign of Harris County Judge Democratic candidate Lina Hidalgo is change, but she also has flood control, health care and the reform of the county's bail system in mind.