Mikal Watts

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Mikal Watts was a Democratic candidate for the Senate in Texas

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


2008 elections

Watts was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) in the 2008 congressional elections.[1][2]

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. [3]

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 site.

Committees and affiliations


Watts will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.


More background data


Articles and resources

See also


  1. 2008 Race Tracker page on Texas’s Senate Race
  2. Watts's FEC filings for the 2007-08 election cycle
  3. Aaron Blake, "Watts drops Senate bid," The Hill, October 23, 2007.

External resources

External articles