Democratic hopefuls for the new Congressional District 33, Marc Veasey and Domingo Garcia, are both slated to speak at Tarrant County Stonewall Democrats’ monthly meting tonight.
Veasey, along with Shane Hardin for House District 93 and Gary Grassia for House District 97, were advertised as guest speakers for the meeting, but the group’s, President Felipe Guttierez, said Garcia confirmed that he would also be in attendance.
Veasey and Garcia are headed to the runoff for the Democratic nomination July 31 after finishing first and second, respectively, among 11 candidates in the primary. State Rep. Veasey captured 37 percent overall to former state Rep. Garcia’s 25 percent.
Both took their own counties with Dallas County going to Garcia with 44 percent compared to Veasey’s 17 percent. In Tarrant County, Veasey captured 49 percent of the vote and Garcia received 14 percent.
The meeting is at 7 p.m. tonight at Tommy’s Hamburgers, 5228 Camp Bowie Boulevard in Fort Worth.