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Democratic nominees for TX-26 congressional seat debate impeachment, Al Franken

North Texas Daily, January 13, 2018 - The debate featured the two candidates vying for the Democratic nomination to run against incumbent Michael Burgess. A topic both candidates agreed upon was the importance of community college, brought forth by a question about the accessibility of higher education for low-income families due to rising costs. “My plan is that within the first four years after 2018, I want to see tuition-free community college,” Fisher said. “Community college has one of the highest ROIs so we need to, from a federal perspective, be funding community college degrees and programs.” Read More

Two Democrats debate before hundreds, hoping to sway support away from Burgess, GOP

Denton Record-Chronicle, January 13, 2018 - Well over 200 people gathered in the University of North Texas Union to watch Democratic congressional candidates duke it out using their wits and rhetoric for a friendly debate Saturday night. “There is a seat in Texas that belongs to the people in 2018, and Michael Burgess is sitting in it,” Fisher said in his opening statements. Read More

Will Fisher Looks To Unseat Michael Burgess

The Dentonite, December 15, 2017 - Fisher said to beat out Burgess will take more than party unity and ideology politics. “It’s really about someone who has the ability to speak forcefully and argue our values in a way that can really resonate with this district,” Fisher said. “As an attorney, I think I bring the skills and experience and the progressive family values to speak to the heart of this district.” Read More

Demand Universal Healthcare Endorses Will Fisher For U.S. Congress Texas' 26th District

December 15, 2017 - "There are many policies I believe we as progressive Democrats should champion. The one at the top of my list is healthcare. That's why I'm honored to receive the endorsement of DUH - Demand Universal Healthcare , an organization whose mission is 'to advance the cause of establishing a truly universal, comprehensive, and equitable National Improved Medicare for All (NIMA) healthcare system in the United States.' If we've met in person, or if you've joined any of my Q&As, you'll know that I am a strong supporter of single-payer healthcare. If you want to see how I believe it can work, you can watch my video ." Read More

Democratic Congressional Candidate Talks Health Care Reform, LGBTQ Rights At Town Hall

Denton Record-Chronicle, December 14, 2017 - Health care, mass incarceration, and LGBTQ rights were the main topics of U.S. House District 26 candidate Will Fisher's town hall meeting Wednesday night at Denton County Brewing Co. Close to 70 people showed up to the brewery and bar in downtown Denton to hear Fisher, a Flower Mound resident, flesh out his stance on such broad-reaching topics. Read More

Wendy Davis Has Endorsed Will Fisher for Congress

The Dentonite, November 28, 2017 - In a Facebook post announcing her endorsement, Wendy Davis said: "Fighting for human rights means fighting for women’s rights. This is why I am proud to endorse Will Fisher for Congress to be the next representative in the U.S. House for Texas’ 26th Congressional District. Will’s passion for equal rights and his willingness to place those values in the forefront of his campaign resonate with me. Women should have the right to choose what’s best for their families and futures. Healthcare for all will build a stronger and healthier country. Love is love is love. I could go on, but I’d love for you to visit his page and see for yourself how forthright Will is regarding his willingness to fight for all we hold dear." Read More

Fisher Files As Democratic Candidate For U.S. Congress

Denton Record-Chronicle, November 24, 2017 - Flower Mound resident Will Fisher filed this week as an official candidate for the Democratic nomination to the 26th District of the U.S. Congress. Fisher announced his intent to run this summer and has since gathered more than 500 signatures of registered district voters to become a candidate. Read More

Denton County Democracy for America Endorses Will Fisher for Congress

November 5, 2017 - "The Denton Co. chapter of Democracy for America has endorsed Will Fisher, and has so notified the national DFA, to aid in seeking their endorsement of his candidacy to replace Michael Burgess." Read More

Are “Lost” Democrats Finding Their Way In North Texas?, October 20, 2017 - “Lost in the wilderness,” is how some described the Democratic Party after the 2016 election. We may be in the wilderness, but we aren’t lost. To see a forest for its trees, many will recommend you step back to take in a wider view. My approach has been the opposite: go deep into the forest to where all one can hear is the swaying of the trees, put my ear to the ground, and listen. As a Democratic candidate for Congress here at the base of the cross timbers, I’ve tried my best to hear from everyone, and along the way I’ve found a path out of the wild, not just for my campaign, but for Democrats nationwide. Read More

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