Representative Goodwin in the News
Here in Texas, one state representative thinks it's such a problem - she wants to make a law about it to help the next generation. KXAN's Education reporter Tom Miller takes us in the classroom to learn about money.
On Saturday, February 2nd, State Representative Vikki Goodwin will attend her first two Town Halls as the newly elected representative of District 47. The Town Hall is an open forum, and all are welcome to attend.
The Daily Texan — State Rep. Vikki Goodwin, D-Austin, never thought she would be a legislator, but her concern for public education persuaded her otherwise.
The Texas Tribune — Led by female candidates, Texas Democrats picked up 12 Texas House seats from Republicans, mostly in North Texas. But Republicans still have the edge in the lower chamber.
With about 82 percent of the vote counted throughout Travis County, Democratic candidate for Texas House District 47 Vikki Goodwin has apparently pulled off an upset victory over incumbent Republican Paul D. Workman.
Vikki Goodwin believes that Texans deserve a strong education system — but not at the expense of taxpayers. Learn more about her position as candidate for Texas House Representative for District 47.
League of Women Voters Austin Area — This nonpartisan voting guide provides a complete list of all contests on your ballot, including state and local offices and propositions.
The Texas Tribune — District 47 was drawn to be a conservative stronghold in the liberal Austin area. But Texas political experts say rising frustration with President Donald Trump in a district he won by fewer than 200 votes, could change things.
The Austin Chronicle — Conservative Rep. Paul Workman sees a GOP primary challenge from Jay Wiley and Patty Vredevelt. On the Democratic ballot, five contenders are vying for the chance to unseat the incumbent.
KXAN — More women are running for office nationwide, and it's motivating some young Texans to learn about politics and civic engagement early.