Dallas Democrat Chrysta Castañeda is running against Republican Jim Wright for a seat on the Texas Railroad Commission, which oversees the oil and gas industry.
Many voters might not typically pay much attention to who sits on the three-member Texas Railroad Commission, but this year’s election has drawn increased attention to the position.
Dallas Democrat Chrysta Castañeda faces South Texan Republican Jim Wright in the bid to replace Ryan Sitton, who was upset by Wright during the primary.
If elected, Castañeda would be the first Democrat in decades to sit on the commission, which oversees the oil and gas industry.
Texas Democrats say Wright is the wrong person for the job because his oil waste business has been investigated by…