The Hispanic Caucus represents Hispanic Democrats from across the state of Texas. The leadership of the Hispanic Caucus serve on the State Executive Committee of the Texas Democratic Party, and on the Democratic National Committee.
State Democratic Executive Committee (SDEC)
The State Democratic Executive Committee, also known as the SDEC, carries on the activities of the Democratic Party in all communities across Texas.
The SDEC is composed of leaders from Texas’ 31 state senate districts and representatives of Texas communities such as Asian Americans, African Americans, County Chairs, Democrats with Disabilities, Hispanic Caucus, Rural Texans, LGBT Texans, Women, Texas Environmental Democrats and young Democrats.
James Lee of Houston and Cynthia Valdez Mata Jr of Austin serve as the State Committeeman and State Committeewoman for the Hispanic Caucus.
Contact information for all Texas Democratic Party leadership, including Hispanic Caucus leadership, may be found here.
Democratic National Committee
The Democratic National Committee, or DNC, was created during the Democratic National Convention of 1848. For 167 years, it’s been responsible for governing the national Democratic Party and is the oldest continuing party committee in the United States.
State Senator José Rodríguez of El Paso and Celina Vasquez of Bryan serve as the DNC Committeeman and DNC Committeewoman for the Hispanic Caucus.
Contact information for all Texas DNC members, including Hispanic Caucus leadership, may be found here.
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