Genevieve Collins is a native Dallasite running for United States Congress in Congressional District 32. A few weeks ago, she faced off against four other men in the primary election—Genevieve came out victoriously with 22,500 votes, securing the nomination without a runoff election. But that isn’t the most impressive part: Genevieve is a first-time candidate running for public office (or any leadership position for that matter). She crunched her own data, wrote her own policy, and mapped her own path to victory. It is Genevieve’s priority to run her campaign like a business, with independence and authenticity. She compares herself to the captain of a ship, saying “if you are the captain of the ship, you are going to wade into turbulent waters if you don’t know where to go.” Genevieve is the captain of her victory.
Luisa del Rosal is running to win the seat for Texas House of Representatives District 114, an area serving large portions of Northern Dallas. Luisa isn’t a typical candidate: she is an immigrant from Mexico running to represent the conservative values. Proudly running unopposed in the primary election, Luisa has her eyes set on the general election—hoping to expand representation of Hispanic women in the Republican party. Now that women are running at an increased rate across Texas, Luisa believes Texans are ready for women to serve at the table. “Never think that because you are a woman candidate that you cannot succeed.