Shawn Thierry, a Houston lawyer, won election to represent Texas House District 146 in November 2016 after Democratic precinct chairs elected her the party's nominee in an August 2016 meeting. Thierry succeeded Rep. Borris Miles, who was elected to the Texas Senate.
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