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Meet the 19 Black women who made history when they were all elected judges in a single county. »

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19 Black women were elected as judges in Harris County, the largest county in Texas and the third largest county in the United States, which includes Houston. The group ran on a Democratic ticket and were dubbed online as the #Houston19. Harris County is extremely diverse. 70% of its 4.5 million population is non-white. In January the women will being four-year terms and make a huge difference for people of color in Texas.

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