Updates with photo and Senator John Cornyn announcement.
Some political experts say endorsements don’t always make a difference on election day, but if you are the candidate, getting the right endorsement is something to boast about to the voters.
Two area democrats have plenty to brag about as a result of two high profile endorsements.
Democratic candidate for Harris County District Attorney C.O. “Brad” Bradford is being endorsed by former Houston Mayor Bob Lanier.
While he was in office, “Mayor Bob” named Bradford as police chief.
At a fundraiser at Attorney Rusty Hardin’s house Wednesday night, Lanier told the crowd that he believes Bradford is the best candidate for the job based on his years as a police officer, chief and attorney.
Bradford is running against Republican Pat Lykos.
Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Rick Noriega is also getting a high profile political pat on the back today in the Rio Grande Valley.
Former presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton will formally endorse Noriega at an event this Thursday evening in McAllen, Texas.
Noriega is running against incumbent Republican U.S. Senator John Cornyn.
Today Senator Cornyn’s campaign announced he has picked up the endorsement of 40 leaders along the Texas – Mexico border including the sheriffs of Zapata and Hudspeth Counties.