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Father, we pray that You would continue to move powerfully in the state of Texas. We pray for Mayra Flores, God, that You would bless her campaign and give her wisdom as she seeks to support Hispanic voters.
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Mayra Flores recently took a traditionally Democrat seat in the House of Representatives, making her the first Mexican-born congresswoman. Her victory shows that Hispanic voters may be ready to support a new party.

From Fox News. Republican Rep.-elect Mayra Flores says Democrats should take her victory in a special congressional election in Texas as a warning sign to stop taking Hispanic voters for granted.

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Flores, who won a contest Tuesday for an open seat House seat along the nation’s southern border in the Rio Grande Valley, made history as the first Mexican-born congresswoman. And she’s the first Republican to win in the heavily Hispanic district since it was created a decade ago.

“The Democrat Party has been in control here in South Texas for over 100 years and feel entitled to our vote. They feel they don’t have to do anything to earn our vote. And we sent a strong message to Washington, and we sent a strong message to Democrat Party that you have to get to work. If not, you’re going to get voted out,” Flores warned in an interview with Fox News the morning after her victory.

The district, which stretches from areas east of San Antonio down to the southern border, was once a Democratic stronghold. Then-President Obama carried it by 22 points a decade ago, but President Biden’s winning margin was just 4.2 points in 2020.

Asked why the district’s two counties that border Mexico — Cameron and Hidalgo counties — swung heavily towards her, Flores answered “because I’m one of them and I’m also standing up for our values. God, family, our community. That’s who we are in South Texas. We’re all about hard work.”

Flores topped 50% — avoiding a runoff — in a four-candidate race, edging Democrat Dan Sanchez by nearly eight points, to fill out the final six moths of the term of former Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela, who resigned in March to take a job as with a lobbying firm.

Not only does Flores’ victory narrow by one seat the House Democrats’ already razor-thin majority in the chamber, but it also gives Republicans more momentum heading into November’s midterm elections, when they aim to flip other Democratic controlled Hispanic majority districts.

“This is just the beginning and I believe that Hispanics throughout the country are going to see that more Hispanics are joining the Republican Party and they will do the research of why and when they do, they’ll realize that their values align with the Republican Party,” Flores predicted.

And Flores, a respiratory therapist who spotlighted her story as the wife of a U.S. Border Patrol agent and as a Mexican immigrant whose parents brought her to the U.S. as a child, said “there’s a saying that Hispanics are Republican, they just don’t know it. Well, we know it now….”

What do you think of Flores’ victory? Share your thoughts and prayers below.

(Excerpt from Fox News. Photo Credit: Adam Thomas on Unsplash)

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Valerie Gilchrist
July 7, 2022

Father God, we pray for all upcoming elections that you cease and dismiss the enemies tactics to defraud voting privileges and by the social media attempts to steer voters mindsets to the things of this world. The USA was founded on Biblical principles and we, your people, are praying that your will will supercede every effort camouflaged by the enemy and it will be uncovered for what it truly is. There is nothing hidden that shall not be revealed. Be glorified Lord God. The world needs to know you as the omnipresent, omnipotent, omniscient God and that your arms are not too short that you cannot touch. We need you to be revealed on the face of the earth. We need your church to arise and shine and let the glory of the Lord fill the earth. We thank you for your son who gives us the blood-brought right to come to your throne of grace. Thank you for answering our prayers. In Jesus name. Amen

June 24, 2022

I think it is wonderful !!!

June 22, 2022

Stand strong in faith Ms Mayra…we thank the Lord and ask Him to protect and guide your path in Jesus name.

Kathy Cook
June 20, 2022

I praise GOD for her and pray that she will stand strong in her faith and her victory and NOT TURN RHINO. I pray for America as we approach the November election, claiming Victory in Jesus.
In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray and believe.

Carol Vigo
June 19, 2022

I keep hearing about a red wave in November and it certainly looks like it. I praise God for Myra Flores’ election and ask that He grant her fortitude and wisdom to honor Jesus and uphold our Constitution.
Normalcy bias tells us democrats will be ousted in November and they know it, yet I don’t see them making any efforts to try to woo voters. It seems they are doubling down on their diabolic and traitorous agenda in order to have everything in place before the elections. Does anyone else see this as well? They cannot allow elections to take place or some of them will hang as traitors in the public square, as they rightfully should!
Biden’s amendments for the WHO to take over international health emergencies for the next plandemic was to become effective in November (coincidence?) but failed. Thank God! However, they never give up. I have heard that they will try again in September. This would be perfect for them. Pray they fail once again. God, send confusion and chaos into their midst! Scatter Your enemies and confound them!
If another virus doesn’t give them the crisis they desire, how about increasing violence as a reaction to Roe v Wade being overturned, to the point of a national emergency? Bottom up, top down….
Precious Lord Jesus, have mercy on us. Forgive us having been so complacent and allowing this evil to creep in so insidiously. We deserve Your righteous judgement but we plead mercy.
You are holy and we are sinners. We don’t know what to do but we look to You. We are not seeking the victory but rather we are seeking You, knowing that when You come You bring the victory with You! Glorify Your Name! In Jesus Name. So be it.

    Kathy Cook
    June 20, 2022

    What a beautiful prayer and I stand in agreement with you praying for Myra Flores and believe that she is truly God sent.

Donna Moos
June 19, 2022

Praise the Lord for this victory. May God protect Mayra Flores and give her wisdom to lead honorably. May she have full support from the people in south Texas.

Carol Watters
June 19, 2022

God bless you Congresswoman Flores! I will be praying for you to have great persuasion for Godly values that will save our country. I pray more Hispanic men and women will run for office and win.

MaryJo Coleman
June 19, 2022

Lord thank you for Mayra Flores accomplishment which you allowed! This is so powerful and so wonderful and we celebrate with her! Father may this be the beginning of a waterfall LORD of conservative hard-working families that will come to the forefront in our governmental system. Lord please flip this wicked agenda of the blue states and where necessary, red states too! We look to you for victory, in Jesus name AMEN.

June 19, 2022

May Gods favor go before you and his wisdom fill your heart in Jesus precious name Ms Flores !!
And God blessed Texas!!

June 19, 2022

Please Lord God…let all the seats of evil politicians be replaced by good God-fearing Republicans. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen

Enriqueta Watkns
June 18, 2022

Praise the Lord Jesus, May herh eart be align with the heart of God to value life , culture and famkly .

Linda Vaughan
June 18, 2022

Praise God! God bless her& her family as she serves our country!

Karen Elizebeth Lips
June 18, 2022

So happy to hear this news!

Amanda Elmgren
June 18, 2022

I lived years ago in a border town of Hidalgo, TX, and am so proud of this woman for her stand. The debacle at the border I lived so close to has put me in prayer often for these wonderful people and that our powerful God shows Himself Hugely Powerful on their behalf, and us a nation as well.

June 18, 2022

Glory to God in the highest!!!

He works in wonderful ways!!!

Elder Paula Tolefree
June 18, 2022

Lord, I pray that God will bless our Democracy to guide, lead, and keep our Country , healthy and safe. We have respected our Country and every American person we have reached to some degree to get financially, safe, healthy and well and to live according to God’s Wisdom and Mercy. Amen

Carolyn Burnett
June 18, 2022

Praise the Lord. Someone who will truly stand up for the people. Who puts God and family first.

June 18, 2022

Lord, we are extremely grateful for her victory. We pray that Your great wisdom and favor would fall upon her. Help her fully understand her role as a servant of God first and then the people. We pray & ask that other “blue areas” of all the states – areas that do not & will not uphold Godly values….we pray for a God ordained seismic shift in the hearts of voters to elect people that will honor You in actions, not just empty words. Cause the voting citizens to be mindful of those plotting election fraud and we ask Your guidance in stopping it 24/7. Thank you again for Ms. Flores victory.

Beth Nachbar
June 18, 2022

Praise God!!! God is on the move in South Texas! May His anointing be on Mayra Flores as she goes to the U.S. House of Representatives! My she be as wise as a serpent, as innocent as a dove. Omniscient, Almighty God, please give her great discernment as she walks the halls of Congress. Show her what You see and wisdom to know what to say and when. I speak Your boldness and courage into her heart and speak Eph. 6:10,”Be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might!” The Passion translation say,”Now my beloved ones, I have saved these most important truths for last: Be supernaturally infused with strength through your life-union with the Lord Jesus. Stand victorious with the force of his explosive power flowing in and through you.” Please use Mayra Flores to help restore Your order to the southern border as Phil.4:13 in the Passion translation says,”And I find that the strength of Christ’s explosive power infuses me to conquer every difficulty.” May this be so in Mayra’s life and may You be glorified, Lord God of all!

Rebecca L Kurtz
June 18, 2022

I believe what Con. Flores says is 💯 spot on! I’m so grateful and happy she won!!!
As a landscaper for the past 20 years in northern Illinois, I’ve been so blessed to know the Hispanic community well. They are a dear people group to me! I agree they have always been republicans just as she said but it seemed to me it was more out of a sense of fear that they have close loyalties to the dem party. Nothing I’ve ever said would change their minds. It has to come from built in trust, personal experience, or one of their own trusted leaders. Hispanic need a sense of security from their leaders, and Americans have disregarded authority for a long time, and the media lying about our leaders has contributed to this cultural rebellion towards authority especially regarding conservatives!!!

Elizabeth Littleton
June 18, 2022

I applaud Mayra Flores for taking a stand for the country and her values. I pray continued boldness and courage over her as she moves into her new position!
Put a hedge of protection over her and her family Lord!

Sylvia T. Aguilar
June 18, 2022

Bravo Mayra Flores, may the Lord guide you at every turn. We stand for God first, family, protecting the unborn, our Nation, hard work, supporting our Military, Border patrol and our Police officers. You and your family will be in our prayers.

Mildred Hall
June 18, 2022

I am from California where so many Mexicans dropped out of high school and were looked down on. I praise the Lord for this beautiful message

Donna and Robert DeHart
June 18, 2022

Thank you, Mayra Flores, for taking a stand for Righteous! May God bless you and your family and keep y’all safe. May HE lead you by HIS Holy Spirit and give you Godly Wisdom.
Sincerely in Christ!


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