Dorothy Marie Olmos
|Dorothy Marie Olmos|
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|Texas State Senate, District 6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||January 26, 2013|
Olmos ran for election in the special election for Texas State Senate District 6. The seat was vacant following Mario Gallegos's death in October 2012. Olmos lost facing Carol Alvarado (D), Sylvia Garcia (D), Susan Delgado (D), Rodolfo M. Reyes (D), R.W. Bray (R), Joaquin Martinez (R) and Maria Selva (G) in the special election on January 26, 2013. The top two vote-getters, Alvarado and Garcia, went to a runoff.
- elections.sos.state.tx.us, "Official election results," accessed November 15, 2013
- Dallas Morning News, "Houston special election for late state senator’s seat heading into runoff," January 26, 2013
- Texas Tribune, "Packed Field Could Mean a Runoff in SD-6," January 2, 2013
- The Republic, "Alvarado, Garcia, Bray vying to replace deceased Gallegos in Texas Senate special election," November 12, 2012
- The Dallas Morning News, "Governor sets special election for senate seat in Houston area," December 13, 2012
- Your Houston News, " Third candidate joins race for late Senator seat," December 28, 2012