Democrat, Tom Watson, Seeks to Unseat Incumbent Representative: a profile by Hannah Holtz

On Monday, Dec. 9, Tom Watson sat in the office of the Texas Secretary of State in Austin. He waited to see if anyone would file to run against Jodey Arrington in Texas’s 19th district. No one filed. So he did. “I figured no one would get from Lubbock or Abilene to Austin in those last two hours, so I went ahead and filed,” said Watson, a lawyer based in Abilene. Republican Jodey Arrington is the current representative in the United States House of Representatives for Texas’s 19th district, which stretches from east of Abilene to the border of New [...]