Latino Victory Fund Congratulates San Antonio City Council Candidates on Victories

WASHINGTON – Today, Latino Victory Fund congratulates Phyllis Viagran and Melissa Cabello Havrda for winning their re-election, and Marina Alderete Gavito for advancing to the run-off election in the San Antonio City Council races.

Latino Victory Fund Executive Director Sindy Benavides released the following statement:

“Latino Victory Fund congratulates Phyllis Viagran and Melissa Cabello Havrda for their hard-fought and well-deserved victories in San Antonio. Viagran and Cabello Havrda are proven leaders who will continue to serve their constituents in the San Antonio City Council. We are also proud to congratulate Marina Alderete Gavito, who is an exemplary advocate for her community for advancing to the runoff election.

“Latino Victory Fund is committed to increasing the political representation of Latinos throughout all levels of government, especially in local government. We are excited to see talented Latina candidates reach elected offices who will use their experiences to fight for our communities and strengthen our democracy. These elected council members will do just that and more with their bold and prosperous vision for San Antonio.”


The Latino Victory Fund is a progressive political action committee with the mission of growing Latino political power by increasing Latino representation at every level of government – from the school board to the Senate to the White House.

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