There were seven open seats in 2018. Elizabeth Ann Van Duyne (/vndan/ van-DYNE; born November 16, 1970)[2] is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for Texas's 24th congressional district. More neutral language such as foreign or international law has since been used in recent iterations of these bills, including one that later passed in Oklahoma. text-align: center; The boundaries for her 24th District in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are likely to change before the 2022 election due to redistricting. } .votebox-results-cell--number { .votebox-scroll-container { } But her time in Irving politics brought her both fame and infamy depending on the political leanings of the observer. ** According to the FEC, a disbursement "is a purchase, payment, distribution, loan, advance, deposit or gift of money or anything of value to influence a federal election," plus other kinds of payments not made to influence a federal election. } It would be a privilege to attend. .votebox-scroll-container { As a nonprofit newsroom, we rely on members to help keep our stories free and our events open to the public. And by the way, I prefer sparkling water you can bring it to 1337 LHOB in January.. .votebox-scroll-container { } .mw-content-ltr td.votebox-results-cell--text, The table below details filing requirements for U.S. House candidates in Texas in the 2022 election cycle. } .census-table-census-item-header { padding:7px 8px 8px; border-bottom: 1px solid grey; [7] She ran against Gears in the 2004 election, and won. In the video, Beckley contrasted her commitment to the voting rights battle with Van Duynes vote earlier this year to object to the 2020 election results in Pennsylvania. Make sure you're prepared with the Denton Record-Chronicle's coverage of Denton County's key races, and the candidates in the running for them. padding-left: 0; Unit 830. } else { Meet Beth Van Duyne Van Duyne, 49, was born in Albany, N.Y. She put herself through Cornell University. I am truly honored and humbled. font-size: 0.9em; } margin-right: 10px; A primary election is an election in which registered voters select a candidate that they believe should be a political party's candidate for elected office to run in the general election. overflow-x: auto; .results_row { Van Duyne stepped down from the council in 2010, and successfully ran for mayor against Gears in the 2011 election. background-color: #003388; } display: inline-block; Beth Van Duyne can walk away from her duty to defend democracy, but not me, Beckley says. Three years of Democratic trifectasTwenty years of Republican trifectas This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at https://www.texastribune.org/2021/07/20/texas-michelle-beckley-beth-van-duyne/. font-weight: bold; Two members of the U.S. House filed to run for re-election in a different district than the one represented before redistricting: Lloyd Doggett (D) filed in the new 37th District, while Vicente Gonzalez (D) filed in the 34th District seat held by retiring Rep. Filemon Vela (D). position: relative; Beckley unveiled her plans in a video filmed inside a hotel room in the nations capital, where House Democrats fled earlier this month to break quorum in protest of Republicans priority elections bill. Get exclusive coverage about business in Denton County in your inbox twice a month, with a focus on the housing market. .outer_percentage { [6] This data was compiled by Daily Kos Elections.[7]. Van Duyne is one of two Texas Republicans whom the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is targeting for reelection. .indicate_scroll { .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h5.votebox-header-election-type { width: 100%; } In announcing her plans to not seek a third term as mayor, Van Duyne credited herself with pushing through a half-penny tax cut and bringing new businesses to Irving, including the headquarters of 7-Eleven, according to media reports. Supporters are hopeful shell bring her firebrand conservatism to the halls of Congress. padding: 2px 0; } } .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper { Van Duynes appearance at the ACT event appears to have been facilitated through Michael Flynn, President Donald Trumps former national security adviser, according to emails that Hatewatch obtained. display: inline-block; She is a Strong Conservative who supports Border Security, Loves our Military, Vets, and supports your #2A. .votebox_legend .non_result_row { Valenzuela has spoken out on the current economy and how she had to navigate it when she left college. } Ponder's season comes to a close on Hooks' double-overtime buzzer beater, No. font-size: 12px; .inner_percentage, .inner_percentage.Nonpartisan, .inner_percentage.Independent, .inner_percentage.Constitution, .inner_percentage.unknown { A Republican Party primary took place on March 1, 2022, in Texas' 24th Congressional District to determine which Republican candidate would run in the district's general election on November 8, 2022. The Texas Tribune is a member-supported, nonpartisan newsroom informing and engaging Texans on state politics and policy. .results_table_container { By Brooke Colombo padding-left: 8px; .census-table-census-item { Those votes came hours after the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection. Click here to contact us for media inquiries, and please donate here to support our continued expansion. The boundaries for her 24th District in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are likely to change before the 2022 election due to redistricting. In the video, Beckley contrasted her commitment to the voting rights battle with Van Duynes vote earlier this year to object to the 2020 election results in Pennsylvania. margin: 0px 10px; Van Duyne is one of two Texas Republicans that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is targeting for reelection, the other being Rep. Tony Gonzales, R-San Antonio. overflow-y: auto; padding-bottom: 5px; At a time when newsroom resources and revenue across the country are declining, The Texas Tribune remains committed to sustaining our mission: creating a more engaged and informed Texas with every story we cover, every event we convene and every newsletter we send. He graduated in 2014 from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. .race_header.libertarian { max-width: 500px; Beckley unveiled her plans in a video filmed inside a hotel room in the nations capital, where state House Democrats fled earlier this month to break quorum in protest of Republicans priority elections bill. Van Duyne is the representative for Texas 's 24 th congressional district ( view map ) and is a Republican. Beth Van Duyne, a former Texas mayor who stoked hysteria around an Islamic tribunal and has associated with anti-Muslim hate groups, is running for U.S. Congress. Similar religious tribunals exist within Christian and Jewish communities in the United States. .inner_percentage.Green { Congressional District 24, the North Texas seat Van Duyne won in a bruising battle against Democrat Candace Valenzuela, is expected to change during this years redistricting process. background-color: #003388; [11][12] She was named as a co-defendant in a defamation lawsuit initiated by Mohamed's father. [32], Van Duyne's district was competitive in the 2020 elections, but redistricting maps released by Republicans in 2021 shift the lean of her district to the right by nearly 20 points, making it non-competitive. .inner_percentage { line-height: 1.5em; margin: 3px 0; height: 100%; Below was the map in use at the time of the election, enacted as part of the 2020 redistricting cycle, compared to the map in place before the election. Meet Beth Van Duyne, bigot and Republican candidate (Original post) 1. Make no mistake: There are gangs. State Rep. Michelle Beckley, D-Carrollton, speaks with reporters at the Texas Capitol. She told The Texas Tribune at the time that the job overlapped a lot with what mayors do. Submitting this form below will send a message to your email with a link to change your password. font-weight: 200; .votebox-results-cell--number { text-align: center; } With her run-off election behind her, Valenzuela will be competing against Beth Van Duyne. In 2018, she upset then incumbent Carrollton Republican Ron Simmons to win the state House District 65. I've been asked what prompted me to run for public office; the answer is simple - my children. I used to work a double as a waitress then wake up at dawn to answer phones at a car dealership so you can bet I wont be the one crying in the fridge this session, Van Duyne wrote. Former Irving mayor Beth Van Duyne, a Republican running for U.S. House Texas District 24, says hello to 2 yr-old Nissi Hernandez, daughter of Texas House of Representatives District 105. width: 100%; } Incumbent Beth Van Duyne defeated Nate Weymouth in the Republican primary for U.S. House Texas District 24 on March 1, 2022. Van Duyne had the closest congressional race in Texas last year, winning by 1 percentage point. [5] They have two children,[37] and divorced in 2012 after being married for 17 years. background-color: grey; The boundaries for her 24th District in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are likely to change before the 2022 election due to redistricting. Ahead of the crowded March primary, Trump endorsed her congressional bid. She has really built her political career on demonizing and spreading fear of American Muslims, said Syed, the CAIR-Texas DFW executive director. 100% remote. .race_footer { She is. She also became a vocal opponent of sanctuary policies that shield unauthorized immigrants from federal immigration enforcement. Van Duynes supporters expect shell bring her brand of outspoken conservative fire with her to the Capitol. Her current term ends on January 3, 2025. font-weight: 100; [24] The Atlantic has described Van Duyne as "the new face of Trumpism in Texas. Get exclusive, in-depth coverage of the University of North Texas athletics teams in this weekly newsletter. column-rule: 1px solid #aaa; Information below was calculated on Jan. 27, 2022, and may differ from information shown in the table above due to candidate replacements and withdrawals after that time. } This section contains campaign finance figures from the Federal Election Commission covering all candidate fundraising and spending in this election. } position: relative; .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper { .census-table-widget { float: right; Texas' 24th Congressional District election, 2022 (March 1 Republican primary). She has served since Jan 3, 2021. padding-left: 10px; Those votes came hours after the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection. position: relative; [38], In February 2021, a man committed suicide by firearm outside of Van Duyne's home in Irving. height: 50px; column-count: auto; .election_results_text { } .votebox_legend { July 20, 20219 AM Central. Staff Writer Van Duynes public clash with the local tribunal more than four years ago gained her fame among anti-Muslim figures and some right-wing pundits. } [27] Van Duyne praised the Trump administration's handling of the pandemic. font-style: italic; She also could become the rights answer to U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who became a political celebrity and lightning rod in the 2018 Democratic freshman class. .leg-hnt-hide { That same year, she was a guest on Frank Gaffneys radio program several times. Those votes came hours after the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection. font-style: italic; font-size: 80%; background-color: #ccf; .results_row.winner { flex-wrap: wrap; width: 50%; Staff Writer padding-bottom: 5px; The complaint, launched by the TPPF Legal Counsel, TPPF's executive director Rob Henneke, and Rep. Beth Van Duyne, details the history of the year-long mandate, which CDC chief of staff Sherri Berger, who is listed as a defendant in the complaint, issued January 29, 2021. Its changing demographics made it one of the most racially diverse battlegrounds in the state and appear more competitive. 14951 Dallas Pkwy. .mw-body #mw-content-text th.votebox-results-cell--text { A primary election is an election in which registered voters select a candidate that they believe should be a political party's candidate for elected office to run in the general election. Late last month, when Trump pardoned Flynn for lying to the FBI, Van Duyne thanked the outgoing president. Sunny. State Rep. Michelle Beckley, D-Carrollton, speaks with reporters at the Texas Capitol. } padding-left: 0; On Aug. 5, Van Duyne stepped down as the Fort Worth regional director of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, a post she had held since 2017. padding:7px 8px 8px; .results_row td { font-weight: bold; The idea that Sharia is gaining a foothold in the United States is a long-running conspiracy theory pushed by anti-Muslim groups. One of the key players in the development project gave Gears hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign donations in his bid to keep his seat. } Those votes came hours after the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection. } .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h3.votebox-header-office-name { Texas gained two U.S. House districts following the 2020 census. [5][6], Van Duyne became dissatisfied with Herbert Gears, the Democratic Irving city councillor representing her,[4] over how he handled a zoning case in her neighborhood. .leg-hnt-flex-item { Your e-mail address will be used to confirm your account. height: 56px; .census-table-source { clear: both; } } }); Communications: Alison Graves Carley Allensworth Abigail Campbell Sarah Groat Caitlin Vanden Boom .race_header { The Texas Tribune is a member-supported, nonpartisan newsroom informing and engaging Texans on state politics and policy. max-width: 75px; Van Duyne did Great things as Mayor of Irving, Texas, with my Administration. padding-bottom: 7px; The table below details the results of the 2020 presidential election in each district at the time of the 2022 election and its political predecessor district. Beckley launched her campaign with endorsements from 30 fellow House Democrats, including caucus Chair Chris Turner and Joe Moody, whom House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, removed as speaker pro tem in retaliation for the quorum break. Create a password that only you will remember. overflow-x: auto; Born in Albany, New York, the magna cum laude graduate of Cornell University eventually relocated to Las Colinas, an affluent enclave in Irving, just outside Dallas. There is nothing I did that was heroic., I think one of her biggest strengths as mayor was that she had a backbone which is very rare to see in a city official.. Van Duyne had the closest congressional race in Texas last year, winning by 1 percentage point. Ballotpedia features 395,557 encyclopedic articles written and curated by our professional staff of editors, writers, and researchers. } .census-table-header { .race_header { These officials were elected to serve their communities by representing them in Austin, not charter a jet to Washington to join the Nancy Pelosi and Kamala Harris temper tantrum demanding states like Texas federalize our election process. overflow: hidden; Proud to be Nancy Pelosi's most bitter loss.This election proved North Texans want a voice in Congress who fights for good jobs, safe cities, & better healthcare options not theanti-freedom, socialist policies Pelosi & Democrat candidates were pushing. } height: 22px; } flex: 0 0 175px; background-color: #ccc; } } } She also espoused pro-police policies, stoking fear about violent criminals and the decline of Texas cities in the face of protests over racial injustice. margin: 0; Van Duyne gained national attention in 2015 when she became fixated on the Islamic tribunal in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. There were no districts where the same is true of Democratic candidates. .leg-hnt-flex-row { } And shes an ardent supporter of Trump, under whom she worked as a Department of Housing and Urban Development administrator. border: 1px solid #999; @media screen and (max-width: 350px) { .non_result_row div { Dec. 17, 20205 AM Central. .results_text { Stay up to date with all of the sports news coming out of Denton-area high schools. text-align: center; color: #888; On the same day in 2019 that Marchant, the outgoing U.S. House member who Van Duyne replaced, announced he wouldnt seek another term in Congress, Van Duyne said she planned to run for the seat. The people spoke loud and clear that theyre ready for a change, Van Duyne said after her first mayoral victory. background-color: #003388; height: 50px; letter-spacing: 0.03em; Beth Van Duyne can walk away from her duty to defend democracy, but not me, Beckley says in the video. Van Duyne ( Republican Party) ran for re-election to the U.S. House to represent Texas' 24th Congressional District. That same year, Van Duyne defended the arrest of teenager Ahmed Mohamed who was detained after bringing a homemade clock to his Irving high school that was mistaken for a bomb. Replies to this discussion thread. position: relative; .inner_percentage.Republican { padding: 2px; } padding-top: 3px; overflow-y: hidden; The results have been certified. Federal and state primary competitiveness, Ballotpedia's Election Analysis Hub, 2022, Texas' 24th Congressional District election, 2022 (March 1 Democratic primary), Texas' 24th Congressional District election, 2022. complete the Ballotpedia Candidate Connection Survey. height: 56px; font-size: 16px; text-align: left !important; [39] The man was identified as Richard Christian Dillard, a former communications staffer for Van Duyne's 2020 House campaign.[40]. .percentage_number { While that anti-Sharia bill in Texas died, a similar law passed in 2017. } font-size: 2em; [24] On criminal justice reform, Van Duyne stated her opposition to ending cash bail. } } } A similar state law eventually passed in 2017. We know that she has a long history of utilizing Islamophobia and anti-Muslim bigotry for her own short-term political benefit, and we hope now that shes in Congress that she will actually serve as a representative for all of her constituents and not just some of her constituents, said Faizan Syed, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Texas DFW, a chapter of the largest civil liberties and advocacy organization for Muslims in America. Every Wednesday morning, get the week's top crime stories in Denton from the Blotter in your inbox. position: relative; Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. During that election cycle, she was one of 12 Texas Democrats to win seats. If they wont go back home to do the work for the people, Im proud to do my part to send them back.. display: none;

. But Van Duyne remains controversial in North Texas years after she was harshly criticized for espousing baseless beliefs about Shariah law in the region while she was mayor. In the video, Beckley contrasted her commitment to the voting rights battle with Van Duynes vote earlier this year to object to the 2020 election results in Pennsylvania. To be sure, Van Duyne will be a freshman member of the chambers minority party when she is sworn in next month. } .leg-hnt-district-number { .votebox_bp_logo { [33], Van Duyne met her former husband, Chris "Casey" Wallach, while they were attending Cornell University. Get the latest, most up-to-date breaking news in your inbox. justify-content: center; I strongly believe that government should be limited and that it should be focused on helping those that need it the most, she said. } On the campaign trail, Van Duyne harshly criticized Gears for his oversight of a publicly funded development project on which millions in taxpayer dollars were questionably spent. And she did display a preternatural ability to play one of Trump's favorite tunes . She never gave in, Rinaldi said of Van Duynes tenure as mayor. "[24][25] During the campaign, she ran advertisements in which she said she would protect laws that require preexisting conditions to be covered by insurance. Send them to HWeditor@splcenter.org and follow us on Twitter @Hatewatch. } Van Duyne had the closest congressional race in Texas last year, winning by 1 percentage point. .census-table-section-header { The other is Rep. Tony Gonzales, R-San Antonio. .outer_percentage { [8] In May 2017, President Donald Trump appointed Van Duyne as a regional administrator for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), overseeing Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Choose wisely! The boundaries for her 24th District in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are likely to change before the 2022 election due to redistricting. .inner_percentage.Republican { 04 Mar 2023 02:01:53 https://t.co/m2U0mWIYGr. margin-bottom: .75em; background-color: #f9d334; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top; Gromer Jeffers Jr., political writer. text-align: center; Two anti-Muslim hate groups, ACT for Americaand the Center for Security Policy, have honored her with awards. width: 90%; background: #4c4c4c; Patrick Svitek is a reporter for the Texas Tribune. margin-top: 0px; Flynn was later named Trumps national security adviser, though his tenure lasted about a month and he eventually pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador. font-size: 70%; } Its extremely unlikely that federal officials would get involved in returning Texas lawmakers to Austin. Its adherents call it Sharia.. overflow-y: auto; Beckley launched her campaign with endorsements from 30 fellow House Democrats, including caucus Chair Chris Turner and Joe Moody, whom House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, removed as speaker pro tem in retaliation for the quorum break. color: #888; margin-bottom: -2px !important; } } Informally named a conservative squad the GOPs antidote to a quartet of progressive women in the U.S. House known as the squad Van Duyne said that, if elected, the GOP groups goal was to influence a Congress run by extremists.. Rep. Beth Van Duyne: Justice Department aims to threaten parents into submission. } } margin: 0px 10px; Read more about race and ethnicity in the census. In the video, Beckley contrasted her commitment to the voting rights battle with Van Duynes vote earlier this year to object to the 2020 election results in Pennsylvania. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. } .leg-hnt-leadership-title { letter-spacing: .04em; } While mayor of Irving, she claimed the Muslims were going to take over the town and put in Sharia Islamic law. margin: 5px auto; Gay, 36, spent 13 years in the Marine Corps as an intelligence officer before being medically discharged last year and said the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol was a call to action. He cited the riots and ongoing GOP-led efforts to impose voting restrictions in several states as the major impetus behind his campaign. The two then spent years publicly clashing at council meetings on everything from illegal immigration to the definition of apartments. Van Duyne had the closest congressional race in Texas last year, winning by 1 percentage point. } } She is a major racist. height: 22px; background-color: #db0000; .race_header, .results_text, .results_table_container, .votebox_legend { background-color: #6db24f; She also graduated from Cornell University, magna cum laude, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in city and regional planning, government, and law. font-size: 12px; The table below shows what the vote in the 2020 presidential election would have been in this district. Beckley, 51, made her announcement from Washington, D.C., where she is on a quorum break with over 50 Texas House Democrats to stall a GOP-driven elections bill. flex-direction: column; Incumbents are bolded and underlined. Texas House Democrat Michelle Beckley announces run against Republican U.S. Rep. Beth Van Duyne. Every morning, get a link to our newly redesigned e-Edition and the top Denton headlines you need to start your day. We live in a very fragile time for our nation, our families, and the future of the . She recounted in a campaign ad how she battled with her health insurance company after it denied coverage for surgery for her newborn daughter.

. display: block; Roy White encouraged me to stay for as much of the conference as possible so I'm planning on arriving Monday night and leaving Wednesday late afternoon.. if (document.getElementById('leg-hnt-content640341cb7da21').classList.contains('leg-hnt-hide')) { display: inline; U.S. Rep. Beth Van Duyne, R-Irving . document.getElementById('leg-hnt-toggle640341cb7da21').addEventListener('click', event => { Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. background-color: #003388; } At least 10 states have enacted some form of an anti-Sharia-inspired bill. Nine Democrats and six Republicans filed in the 30th. State Rep. Michelle Beckley, one of the House Democrats who is camped out in Washington, D.C., announced Tuesday that she is challenging U.S. Rep. Beth Van Duyne, R-Irving, a national Democratic target. Throughout her campaign, Van Duyne emphasized relatability, highlighting that shes a single mother. .percentage_number { We won't share it with anyone else. The numbers in this section are updated as candidates file new campaign finance reports. Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C. shattering a previous record broken in 2004, which contradicted the conclusions of Irving police. .race_header.republican { } https://www.texastribune.org/2021/07/20/texas-michelle-beckley-beth-van-duyne/, See stories by Patrick Svitek | The Texas Tribune. break-inside: avoid-column; Gaffney, the founder and executive chairman of the Center for Security Policy, is well-known for engaging in anti-Muslim conspiracy theories. "[14][15] The entire suit was eventually dismissed by the judge, who ruled the plaintiffs had failed to prove officials discriminated against Mohamed.

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