Eliz Markowitz

Texas House of Representatives, District 28

Spotlight Candidate

Eliz is running in one of the most important state legislative elections of 2019


A native Texan, Dr. Eliz Markowitz is running to be the next State Representative of Texas House District 28. Eliz received her bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Trinity University, master’s degrees in both Management and Healthcare Informatics from the University of Texas system, and a doctorate in Education from the University of Houston. Eliz currently works at The Princeton as a teacher, corporate trainer, content developer, and author, and previously worked with the Office of the National Coordinator: Health Information Technology in an effort to reduce deaths due to medical errors. Due to her diverse educational and professional background, Eliz will offer a unique perspective on the myriad of issues facing Texas. Eliz hopes to work with all the diverse communities within the district in order to create a more equitable Texas.

Importance of Candidacy:

  • Eliz is running in one of the highest-profile special elections of the 2019 campaign season
  • Eliz will be the sixth openly queer woman in the Texas state legislature

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