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Lina Hidalgo

Democrat for TX-Harris County Judge

Top issues: Climate Change, Gun Safety, Disaster Preparedness, Economic Opportunity, Criminal Justice Reform

Professional work: Texas Civil Rights Project; Spanish-English interpreter, Texas Medical Center

Education: B.A., Stanford University; M.A./J.D., Law & Public Policy, Harvard & NYU (in progress)

Did you know?

Harris County Judge is not a judicial position—it’s actually a powerful executive position that controls the County’s $4.3 billion budget and provides services for its 4.5 million inhabitants.