The Jim Wells County Democratic Party was represented by 12 delegates at the Democratic State Convention held in Houston over the weekend.

On Friday, delegates attended their Senate 20 caucus meetings and voted on candidates for various party positions,committee assignments and on a special Memorial Resolution honoring the late State Representative Ernestine V. Glossbrenner, which was drafted by Rosalie Weisfeld and Pat Macias on behalf of Senate 20. Senate 20 includes Jim Wells, Nueces, Brooks and Hidalgo counties and is represented by Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa.

The convention shifted to the main floor on Saturday and delegates heard speeches from all candidates that will be running on the ticket this November.