The changing faces of Dallas County
In 1999, the Dallas County delegation to the Texas Legislature was composed of mostly white men, with a few minorities from southern Dallas districts.
Twenty years later, the faces of the delegation are dramatically different.
Demographic shifts and a broader pool of Democratic and Republican candidates have led to a diversified delegation, making it more reflective of the county’s population.
On Tuesday, Dallas County lawmakers who took the oath of office included whites, Af...