From 2009 until 2015, this Republican-turned-Democratic Party politician became a tenth-district member of the Texas State Senate. In 2014, she launched a Texas gubernatorial campaign, but lost to Republican candidate Greg Abbott.
After attending Texas Christian University and Harvard Law School, she served as a Fort Worth councilwoman.
In 2013, she attracted national media attention by spearheading a filibuster to block the passage of a bill aimed at limiting the accessibility of abortions in Texas.
Her three-year marriage to Frank Underwood began when she was eighteen years old and produced daughters named Amber and Dru. Her second marriage — to Jeff Davis — lasted from 1987 until 2005.
She and Sylvia Garcia both served on the Texas Senate.
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How old is Wendy Davis? She was born in 1963, she is 60 years old.
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Wendy Davis Wiki
|60 years old
|May 16, 1963
|West Warwick, RI
Quotes by Wendy Davis
Real Texans believe in looking out for each other. We believe in honoring our mothers and fathers and keeping our smallest residents – our children – healthy.— Wendy Davis
Mine is a story about a teenage single mother who struggled to keep her young family afloat. It’s a story about a young woman who was given a precious opportunity to work her way up in the world. It’s a story about resiliency, and sacrifice, and perseverance. And you’re damn right it’s a true story.— Wendy Davis
I was one of those kids that could just show up and take the test and do well on it. I didn’t study a whole lot.— Wendy Davis
I was living as a young single mom. I was 19 when I was divorced, and my daughter was a year old, and I waited tables here three to four nights a week for several years while I was trying to support myself and my daughter and the day I got that acceptance at Harvard Law School was an unforgettable day.— Wendy Davis
Americans have the right under the Second Amendment to own firearms, and that is not going to change.— Wendy Davis