Shannon Baldwin
Judge of Harris County Criminal Court No. 4
Judge Baldwin is currently serving her first term as Harris County Criminal Court at Law No. 4.
Baldwin unseated the longstanding Republican incumbent.
Baldwin won her race in Nov 2018 after participating in a 2017 Emerge boot.



Crystal Fletcher
Attorney at Law
Crystal is an attorney, advocate, business owner based in Dallas, TX, serving the legal needs of women.
Crystal participated in an Emerge boot camp in 2019 and hopes to run for office in the near future.


Taylor Hogeland
Organizing Director, Sister District
Taylor is a passionate, data-driven progressive, who provides campaigns with the knowledge and skills necessary to elect Democrats at all levels.
Taylor participated in a 2019 Emerge boot camp, before becoming the Organizing Director at Sister District, a woman-founded organization that supports state legislative elections.


Lorena Perez McGill
2020 Democratic Candidate for TX HD 15
Lorena is a dynamic lawyer, wife, and mother with decades of experience bringing people together to help those who need help most.
Lorena participated in a 2017 Emerge boot camp, before securing the Democratic nomination for the 2018 and 2020 Texas House District 15 race.




Nancy Casas
2024 Candidate – El Paso District Attorney

Nancy Casas has represented victims of domestic violence in family law matters and victims of deceptive business trade practice at El Paso Legal Assistance Society (now Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid), represented the state of Texas in the District Attorney’s Office, worked as a prosecutor with the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX), and participated in the Rule of Law Mission in Latin American Countries. She is currently assigned as a Principal attorney in the Criminal Unit with the County Attorney’s Office.

Nancy’s commitment to the community spans decades and she is an active community member of the El Paso area who volunteers with many organizations.