In a statement on Thursday, the Log Cabin Republicans said the Texas convention should allow the organization to host a booth in the name of the Republican Party’s growing “inclusion,” citing the victory of Mexican-American conservative Mayra Flores in this week’s special election in the state’s 34th congressional district.

“Texas Republicans just saw on Tuesday night what happens when the party includes new faces and voices – a Democrat-held seat was flipped for the first time in nearly a hundred years by a conservative Mexican woman,” the statement said.

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