Jewish Herald-Voice and Baptist Ministers’ Association of Houston and Vicinity Say James Cargas is their Candidate of Choice

HOUSTON (Feb. 14, 2014) –  Both the Jewish Herald-Voice and the Baptist Ministers’ Association of Houston and Vicinity (BMAH&V) announced their endorsements of James Cargas for U.S. Congress yesterday.

“There are many good days in our campaign, but this is an exceptional one,” James Cargas, a Democratic candidate in Congressional District 7 said upon learning the news.

The Jewish Herald-Voice, founded in 1908, is the longest-running Jewish
newspaper in the Southwest and one of the oldest in the United States.  The BMAH&V is a faith-based organization
of nearly 300 churches across Houston and the surrounding area.

“Having two well respected Houston institutions behind me, letting their subscribers and members know that I am their candidate of choice, is both humbling and exhilarating,” Cargas added.

Houston Deserves Better!

James Cargas offers extensive public service experience. He has served in the U.S. House of Representatives as a deputy press secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as a law clerk, Clinton White House as an aide, and U.S. Department of Energy under Secretary Bill Richardson.  He currently serves Mayor Annise Parker as the Senior Assistant City Attorney for Energy for the City of Houston, a position he also held under Mayor Bill White. James is married to Dr. Dorina Papageorgiou, a neuroscientist who works in the Texas Medical Center.

Additional information on the James Cargas campaign.

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