Susan Wright. left and Janna Sanchez, right 23 candidates file Congressional District 6 special election JAMES RUSSELL | Contributing Writerjames.email@example.com Twenty-three candidates have filed to run for Congressional District 6, a purplish district that includes southeast Tarrant County, as well as Ellis and Navarro counties.
The seat opened up after former Congressman Ron Wright of Arlington passed away suddenly on Feb. 7 from COVID-19. Wright, known as much for his bow tie as he was his hardcore conservative views, including opposition to LGBTQ rights, had also been battling cancer.
He has just begun his second term when he died. Of the 23 candidates, 11 are Republicans, 10 are Democrats, one is Libertarian, and one is Independent.Read more on dallasvoice.com