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Texas Democrat and UO alumnus is running for U.S. Congress

Daily Emerald, October 06, 2017 - University of Oregon Law graduate Will Fisher is running as a Democrat for U.S. Congress in the 26th District of Texas. If he wins he will be the first Democrat to hold office in the district since 1984, according to GovTrack. “I feel strongly that it is my responsibility and others in districts like mine to fight tooth and nail to flip our districts in 2018,” Fisher said. Read More

Barlow High grad running for U.S. Congress in Texas

Portland Tribune, October 03, 2017 - Fisher grew up in Gresham, where his mother was a fifth-grade teacher at West Gresham Grade School and his father spent 30 years working for Cascade Corporation in Fairview. He attended Sam Barlow High School and law school at the University of Oregon. He practiced law at Miller Nash LLP for several years before moving to the Dallas-Fort Worth area in 2013. Read More

Will Fisher’s Campaign For Congress (TX-26)

The Progressive Wing, September 28, 2017 - These are the reasons I’m running for Congress! My team and I are fired up, and like you, we’re working hard so the entire district can bid farewell to Burgess. I invite you join me in this effort. Let us rise up and take District 26 together. Let’s teach Michael Burgess how to say goodbye. Read More

Texas Democrat Aims To Unseat One Of Trump’s Most Loyal Congressional Supporters, September 8, 2017 - Instead of becoming discouraged by the election results, Fisher started organizing and became more involved with the Flower Mound Democrats. Eventually, in May, he decided to seek a spot in the U.S. House of Representatives in Texas’ 26th Congressional District in the 2018 midterm elections. Fisher says that Burgess has never been challenged by a professionally staffed campaign and that he presents the toughest challenge Burgess has faced since he was first elected to Congress in 2002. Read More

In Flower Mound, a Democratic rally: 2018 or bust

Denton Record-Chronicle, July 29, 2017 - Four Democrats vying for Texas' 26th Congressional District in 2018 answered a series of questions Saturday in a town hall at Flower Mound Police Department. Will Fisher presented his stances on health care, immigrant rights, bipartisan cooperation, and other topics. "We're divided by wealth disparity and the information we consume," Fisher said. "Because Americans are divided, Congress is divided. We need to focus on issues that create wealth disparity and health care, as well as jobs that support the middle class." Read More