Local entrepreneur announces run for Congress
A local entrepreneur is looking to take over Congressman Vicente Gonzalez's District 15 seat.
Michelle Vallejo made her announcement on Twitter. She's running as a Democrat and is the co-owner of Pulga Los Portales flea market in Alton.
It’s official! I’m Michelle Vallejo, and I’m running for Congress because it’s time for working-class people of #TX15 to have a voice in D.C.— Michelle Vallejo for Congress (@MichelleVforTX) December 13, 2021
We’re building a movement all along la frontera and throughout South Texas. Pitch in today to show your support!https://t.co/COJ83ggyJB pic.twitter.com/vbDkdSSXcz
Vallejo says she was nominated to run by the non-profit organization LUPE Votes.