TOP PAC Endorses Jolanda Jones for Texas House (Dist. 147)

Jones will staunchly defend the rights of Black and Latino Texans

Today, Texas Organizing Project (TOP) PAC is proud to announce the endorsement of Jolanda Jones for Texas House (Dist. 147) in the state’s Democratic primary runoff. As a former Houston City Councilmember and HISD school board trustee, Jones is a battle-tested community leader who has consistently been a champion for working-class families in the greater Houston area. She is also an experienced attorney who recognizes how our criminal legal system is in need of drastic, humane reform.

“A product of Houston’s Third Ward, Jolanda Jones is a people-powered fighter who understands firsthand the complex issues facing our state’s working-class Black and Latino communities,” said Ray Brackens, a TOP board member in Harris County. “Her fighting spirit, vast knowledge, and steadfast commitment to upholding our rights make her an excellent candidate to represent us in Austin.”

“What Jolanda Jones brings to this race is passion and an eagerness to improve the lives of all Houston-area residents,” said Christina Quintero, Harris County TOP leader. “We need more of this kind of positive energy from our public officials, especially those who we elect to shape policy and pass laws at the state level. We are excited to be in Jolanda’s corner in this runoff and ready to get to work to ensure she crosses the finish line strong.”


Texas Organizing Project PAC runs the largest, independent Get-out-the-Vote political field programs in Texas, focusing on expanding the electorate of color, with an emphasis on turning out Black and Latino voters. To date, TOP PAC has mobilized hundreds of thousands of voters across the state with the aim of building a reflective democracy–one that looks like us and shares our values.

This statement was sent out April 19, 2022.