Houston, TX — TODAY, Democrat Lt. Governor Nominee, Mike Collier, updates details to his statewide tour of Texas. The tour begins tomorrow in Victoria, continue throughout the state, and will conclude in late-May.

Celebration of Teachers – May 19th at Discovery Green in Houston

Texas AFT, Mike Collier, and Texans for Public Education are partnering to hold a rally for public education for all teachers, parents, students, and all those who care about schools across Texas. The event will be held at Discovery Green in Houston starting at noon. Speakers will include teachers, students, public education advocates, Republican Scott Milder, and keynote speech by Democrat Mike Collier.

Updated Property Tax and School Funding Tour Details

Date Tour Stop Time and Location
April 24th Victoria 6:00 p.m., Vera Cruz Restaurant
April 28th Corpus 4:30 p.m., Oveal Williams Center
April 30th Waco 6:30 p.m., University High School,
May 3rd Collin Co. 6:00 p.m., TBD
May 9th Fredericksburg 6:00 p.m., Hill Country University Center
May 10th Horsehoe Bay 6:00 p.m., Forno’s Restaurant
May 11th Austin TBD, TBD
May 12th San Antonio Bexar Co. Democratic Headquarters, TBD
May 15th Katy 7:30 p.m., Maud Smith Marks Library
May 17th Colleyville 6:00 p.m., Tio Carlos Mexican Restaurant
May 19th Houston Celebration of Teachers Noon, Discovery Green Park, Houston

Dates, times, and locations are subject to change. Please contact the Collier Campaign directly to make arrangements for media requests.

Background:

  • In the 2018 Texas primary, more voters chose Democrats or an alternative to Dan Patrick in the Lt. Governor election.
  • Patrick’s opponent endorsed Mike Collier and has actively campaigned on Collier’s behalf.
  • Democrats doubled their primary turnout from 2014, while the Lt. Governor saw an astounding 20% drop-off in votes from the Gubernatorial primary race.
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