Denise Sanez Blanchard Announces Candidacy for 27th Congressional District.
RIO GRANDE VALLEY - Two years ago, Blake Farenthold made history when he defeated Democratic incumbent Solomon Ortiz to become the first Republican to win a seat in Congress representing Texas's 27th Congressional District.
Denise Sanez Blanchard and Rose Meza Harrison have announced their candidacies for the seat last month. They are two of five Democratic candidates seeking the nomination. Blanchard has worked for former Congressman Ortiz for nineteen years and three of those years as his Chief of Staff.