Welcome to my archived congressional campaign website. While I am no longer a candidate for US Congress, the issues raised between 2012 and 2018 still remain relevant today. I continue to work for a better America and a better Texas where the ideals set forth in our Declaration of Independence and Constitution are closer to reality each day.


Latest Blog Posts

Thank you and congratulations!

While this Primary did not turn out the way my team and I had planned and hoped, we are very proud of the honorable, clean, and substantive campaign we ran and the progress made in a part of Harris County typically ignored by the Democratic Party leadership. At every opportunity,...

Culberson Town Hall, March 25, 2017 – Constituents Denied Access

  James has signed the #TownHallPledge and agreed to hold at least four open town hall meetings when elected. Read more here: www.TownHallProject.com As a reminder, here is how current John Culberson handled his single town hall in 2017. He selected a venue too small to...

James Cargas Speaks Out Against DCCC “Opposition” Research Released in TX-07 Primary

When I entered the competition for the Democratic nomination, I anticipated being attacked by the incumbent and his Tea Party. I am sure the other Democratic candidates anticipated the same. It is incredibly disappointing, however, when such an attack comes from the very...

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Today, the Supreme Court not only reversed nearly 50 years of precedent, it relegated the most intensely personal decision someone can make to the whims of politicians and ideologues—attacking the essential freedoms of millions of Americans.