Gina Ortiz Jones
D-TEXAS 23RD DISTRICT
RACE SUMMARY: In 2018, Gina Ortiz Jones narrowly lost 49.2% to 48.7%—a margin of 926 votes—to incumbent GOP Rep. Will Hurd. This time, he is not seeking re-election. As an open seat, Gina has an excellent chance to flip this seat.
VOTING RECORD: Project VoteSmart
EDUCATION: Boston University (BA), (MA), United States Army Command and General Staff College (MA)
OCCUPATION: Defense Intelligence Agency, specializing in Latin American topics
- Supports a two-state solution
- Believes in Israel's right to security and self-determination
- Defends the U.S.-Israel Relationship
- Supports Roe v. Wade
- Stands with Planned Parenthood
Will protect women's right to safe abortions
Her single mother is an immigrant from the Philippines, and Gina identifies as an Ilocano, a Filipino ethnolinguistic group.
She is a member of the LGBT community, and came out as a lesbian when she was fifteen years old.