Texas State House District 26
2020 Race Update: Sarah lost 48.21% to 51.79%
A Native Texan and nationally recognized technology professional, L. Sarah DeMerchant is the Democratic candidate for Texas State House District 26. She is a member of AAUW-Fort Bend and is a founding member and chapter lead of Organizing for Action-Fort Bend (OFA). She has also volunteered for Women in Public Policy (WIPP), First Colony Little League, Lexington Creek Elementary School as a reading tutor, United Nations, and Junior Achievement. Sarah has been actively involved in both the Wendy Davis and Barack Obama campaigns and has lobbied with the Filipino American Caucus for Empowerment (FACE) for the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Medal Act, which was signed by President Obama in 2016.