DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center will be packed tonight, with thousands of Democrats from across the state.
The Texas Democratic Party hopes to prove that though its candidate slate isn’t exactly star-studded, it can still be enough to end the party’s 20-year losing streak in statewide elections.
Caucuses are meeting Friday morning and delegates are finding their seats for tonight’s speeches from Houston Mayor Annise Parker, Congressman Joaquin Castro of San Antonio and State Senator Leticia van de Putte, who is running for Lt Governor.
Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will finish out the evening. This week, she spoke at a packed rally in Austin, laying out the Dem’s message.