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Mikal Watts was a Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the Senate in Texas. He is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas).
Positions, record and controversies
Watts was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) in the 2008 congressional elections.
Ends Senate Bid
Watts decided to end his exploratory campaign for the Senate on October 23, 2007. He said the decision was based on the toll the campaign was taking on his family. 
Money in politics
Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org
Committees and affiliations
Watts will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
Articles and resources
- ↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Texas’s Senate Race
- ↑ Watts's FEC filings for the 2007-08 election cycle
- ↑ Aaron Blake, "Watts drops Senate bid," The Hill, October 23, 2007.