Our Candidates

MJ Hegar

TX-31 (Central Texas)



  • Challenged  three-term incumbent Tea Party Republican John Carter and lost by 3 points in a district that Hillary Clinton lost by 8 and President Obama lost by 21

  • Military veteran and helicopter pilot who received a Purple Heart; fought discrimination in the military; first time candidate.  Hegar is the subject of the book and upcoming movie Shoot Like a Girl