Democrats are not handling their recent loss in Texas to conservative Republican Mayra Flores very well at all.
This election seemed to catch them off guard and now Democrats in Texas are freaking out on the party for not paying more attention to the race.
This was a HUGE win for Republicans who have not held a seat in this region for over 100 years.
Latino Democrats vent their fury after foreboding special election loss in Texas
Less than 24 hours after the GOP flipped a congressional district in South Texas, several Latino Democrats cornered their campaign chief on the House floor with a fervent plea: It’s time for the party to make a crucial course correction.
Republicans blew up more than a century of almost uninterrupted Democratic control in that region Tuesday night, earning a special election win in a heavily Latino border district they had rarely even contested since its creation in 2012 — but where the GOP has made rapid gains in the last few years.
That trend has been on Democrats’ minds since former President Donald Trump cut deep into the party’s margins in the Rio Grande Valley in 2020. But national Republicans poured money into the special election in this 85 percent Latino district from the beginning.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and its allies, meanwhile, only made a small investment at the end, despite requests from members to get involved earlier.
“I hope the DCCC learns their lesson with this before it happens across the country,” said Democratic Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, who due to redistricting will face GOP Rep.-elect Mayra Flores this fall in a redrawn district.
Make no mistake. Democrats are absolutely terrified of everything Mayra Flores represents.
Democrats have gone ‘so far left’ that they no longer represent the values of Latino Americans. The Democrat Party has walked away from the Hispanic community. #SaveAmerica #TX34 pic.twitter.com/OzDehr6S8x
— Mayra Flores For Congress 🇺🇸🦅 (@MayraFlores2022) June 16, 2022
Mayra Flores’ husband is serving our country as a Border Patrol officer. Border patrol is a major employer in South Texas. Most US Border Patrol agents are Hispanic. Democrats & the Biden Admin have attacked these brave men & women relentlessly. Time’s up.
— Christina Pushaw 🐊 🇺🇸 (@ChristinaPushaw) June 15, 2022
Democrats know that if enough Latinos start voting Republican, they are finished.
Because of that, they will lash out and try to destroy Flores and anyone else like her.