Fran Watson Receives Houston Black American Democrats’ Endorsement
HOUSTON, TX - Fran Watson, candidate for Texas State Senate, District 17, Tuesday received the endorsement of the Houston Black American Democrats (“HBAD”).
HBAD serves to educate, recruit, support and elect democratic candidates who will work tirelessly to advance the issues that matter most to African Americans from civil rights to economic opportunity. .
“HBAD is a trusted name in Houston politics because of the belief that building electoral power is key to strengthening the black community. They are doing the work to make that happen. As a person who continues to fight for not only equality but equity, I appreciate the work HBAD does to elevate the voices of those often unheard. I am proud to have the endorsement of this organization as they align with my People First platform.”
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.