Lina Hidalgo is the first woman to be elected executive of the largest county in Texas.
Check this page for some of the recent stories on Lina's progress:
The New York Times
"On Tuesday, Ms. Hidalgo, a 27-year-old Democrat, narrowly won an upset election to lead Harris County, which includes Houston and is the third-most populous county in the country and the largest in Texas."
Houston Public Media
"All major party candidates in the following races were invited to film a video for this series."
Univision 45 - September 27, 2018
"El actual juez del condado Ed Emmett se enfrentará a la demócrata Lina Hidalgo en los comicios que se llevarán a cabo el próximo 6 de noviembre."
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.”
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.”
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."
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.”