HOUSTON, TX - Fran Watson, candidate for Texas State Senate, District 17, Saturday received the endorsement of the Houston GLBT Political Caucus Political Action Committee.
The Houston GLBT Political Caucus is the South's oldest civil rights organization dedicated solely to the advancement of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights. It was founded in 1975, and is the largest LGBTQ political organization in the city of Houston and Harris County. The Caucus is nonpartisan and endorses candidates on the basis of their support for LGBTQ rights regardless of political party.
“A huge thanks to the Caucus for endorsing me for State Senate in District 17,” said Watson. “I have been involved with this organization for many years. I believe and support the organization’s mission to ensure equality for the LGBTQ commiunity. I am grateful for the endorsement from the Caucus, as the support will help me on my mission to work to build a state government that puts the People First. All people.”
More about Fran:
Fran Watson is an attorney, certified mediator, and one of the founding partners of Simoneaux & Watson, P.C., a Houston based law firm that focuses on protecting the legacy of families through estate planning and estate administration. She is also a well-respected community leader who has a passion for equality and believes everyone deserves a life of dignity, equal access, and fair treatment.
Fran has served in leadership at the local, state, and national level in organizations and committees whose missions align with those beliefs. She has won several awards including being named a 40 under 40 Honoree by the Houston Business Journal and Public Citizen of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers in Houston. Fran also served as the 2016 Houston Pride Female Grand Marshal. She is a lifelong Houstonian, and earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Houston-Downtown and her law degree from TSU’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law.