All candidates for Texas’ 38th Congressional District Democratic primary complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

Both of the candidates running in the March 5, 2024, Democratic primary for Texas’ 38th Congressional District — Melissa McDonough (D) and Gion Thomas (D) — completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.

Here are the candidates’ responses to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?


“The government should work for the people, not against them. In order for that to happen, democracy must be defended at all costs. …”


“Universal Healthcare, Livable Wages, Green New Jobs and removing corporate money from politics.”

Click on the candidates’ profile pages below to read their full responses to this and other questions.

We ask all federal, state, and local candidates with profiles on Ballotpedia to complete a survey and share what motivates them on political and personal levels. Ask the candidates in your area to fill out the survey.

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