SAN ANTONIO, TX -- Today, Frank Ramirez, candidate for state representative, announced that he has earned the endorsement of several local public officials and community leaders in his bid for Texas House District 118.
Ramirez, a Southside native with deep roots in the district, declared his candidacy earlier this month after it was announced the seat would be vacated.
“I am honored to have the support of such a diverse group of community leaders who share my passion for public service,” said Ramirez. “Over the years, I have watched them advocate for our community, and I look forward to the opportunity to be able to work alongside them on behalf of the residents of House District 118.”
Ramirez has garnered the endorsements of the following current and former elected officials:
- Councilwoman Adriana Rocha Garcia, Ph.D, District 4, City of San Antonio
- Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez, District 2, City of San Antonio
- Former State Representative Leo Pacheco, TX HD-118
- Former Councilman Rey Saldaña, District 4, City of San Antonio
“Frank is well-prepared to hit the ground running on Day One, and these diverse endorsements are a testament to his ability to build coalitions and be an effective representative for our community,” said Councilwoman Rocha Garcia.
He has also received endorsements from the following Democratic Party officials:
- Andres Lopez, State Democratic Executive Committeeman, SD 25
- Jamie "Lane" Eickhoff, State Democratic Executive Committeewoman, SD 25
- Robert Vargas III, State Democratic Executive Committeeman, SD 26
- Justin Michel Uresti, Precinct Chair, Bexar County Democratic Party
- Nick Peña, Precinct Chair, Bexar County Democratic Party
Ramirez is a product of the Harlandale Independent School District, where he attended Gillette Elementary, Kingsborough Middle, and McCollum High Schools. He then earned a degree in Government from the University of Texas at Austin.
Ramirez went on to work two legislative sessions of the Texas House of Representatives, serving as a Legislative Director before being promoted to Chief of Staff for District 118. Most recently, he served as Zoning and Planning Director for the City of San Antonio.