TX-10: Mike Siegel (D)
Mike Siegel is a civil rights lawyer and former public school teacher running for Texas’s 10th Congressional district. He began his career in 1999, joining the Americorps national civil service program and teaching 3rd grade as a Teach for America corps member.
He taught in the classroom for five years, and founded two non-profit education agencies that, nearly 20 years later, continue to provide free after-school and summer programs to hundreds of children and youth.
After attending law school, he worked as a plaintiff-side employment lawyer, representing women who suffered discrimination in the workplace and whistleblowers who suffered retaliation. Most recently, he served as an Austin city attorney, where he represented the city in lawsuits against the State of Texas.
As an educator he believed everyone deserves a decent education. And as a lawyer, he’s been an advocate for people without a voice.
His goal is to run a people-powered campaign – no funding from corporate PACs, but lots of support from regular Texans.
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