Democrats are worried that another long-held Democrat House seat will flip to Republicans in November as Republican candidate Mayra Flores surges in the primary race.
Flores has been bolstered by a surge in Hispanic Republican voters, who are flocking to the GOP in droves as Democrats become more progressive and less moderate.
“Mayra Flores is a far-right, MAGA extremist who is completely out of touch with South Texans,” Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) spokesperson Monica Robinson said.
“Mayra Flores is an exceptional candidate that embodies the spirit of the Rio Grande Valley,” Congressional Leadership Fund President Dan Conston told Breitbart News. “We have the opportunity to introduce her to voters and begin telling her story now, which we believe has truly unique appeal in this district.”
The CLP has bought $270,000 in ads for Flores’ campaign.
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