Continuing with my sprint-to-the-finish-line week of special election interviews, today we have a conversation with State Rep. Trey Martinez-Fischer, one of five candidates vying to succeed Sen. Leticia Van de Putte in SD26, the higher profile and much more expensive race of the three. An attorney and native of San Antonio, Rep. Martinez-Fischer – better known as TMF – has represented HD116 for seven terms. The current chair of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus (MALC), TMF has been one of the leaders in the Democratic caucus on some highly charged issues such as redistricting and voting rights. He has twice been recognized by Texas Monthly for his service in the Legislator, as a Ten Best winner in 2013 and the “Bull of the Brazos” following the bruising 2011 session. Here’s what we talked about:
I should have interviews with candidates from other races the rest of this week.