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New Texas Sheriff Defies the Odds

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New Texas Sheriff Defies the Odds

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New Texas Sheriff Defies the Odds

New Texas Sheriff Defies the Odds

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Lupe Valdez is a Democrat, the Mexican-American daughter of migrant workers and gay. Yet she ignored electoral trends to win election as sheriff of the county surrounding Dallas. Valdez speaks to NPR's Jennifer Ludden.