American law enforcement official Lupe Valdez became the first openly gay Latin nominated governor on 22 May 2018. During the runoff election in the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Texas, she had the narrow victory over Houston businessman, Andrew White.
The San Antonio native, who served as a Sheriff of Dallas County for almost 12 years, is now set to run the election against Republican Gov. candidate Greg Abbott in November 2018.
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When Lupe Valdez joined the Women's Army Corps, she was not a lesbian at that time. However, she used to have many gay friends who spent time in gay bars with their partners. During 1990's the former Dallas County sheriff became more open towards the lesbian-culture and attended gay-friendly church.
The first gay Latina sheriff inaugurated a romantic relationship with her chiropractor partner Lindsay Browning in 2013. Lindsay is an owner of Urban Hippie Chiropractic in Oak Cliff. During Lupe's early 69th birthday, she received a huge surprise from her long-time partner, a whopping red 2016 Tesla Model S, which ranked #1 in the Luxury Large Cars list in 2016.
Lupe Valdez received a red 2016 Tesla Model S from her longtime-partner, Lindsay Browning, as an early birthday gift in October 2016 (Photo: Twitter)
Lupe was interviewing with a reporter after leaving The Dallas Morning News and became astonished after she saw Lindsay with a red Tesla. She halted the interview and thanked her partner for gifting the car that she nearly wanted for five years.
The 71-year-old law enforcement official is planning to make Lindsay her wife. After she defeated Andrew White in the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Texas in May 2018, the American sheriff said that she and Lindsay are trying to find time for their marriage after November 2018. Lupe and Lindsay are set to share a husband-and-wife relationship after being together for more than five years.
How Much Is Lupe Valdez's Salary And Net Worth?
Lupe, 71, assembles the net worth from her career as an American law enforcement official. According to indeed.com, a deputy sheriff in the United States earns an average salary of $43,539 per year. Lupe, who served as a Deputy Sheriff of Dallas County, Texas from 2005 to 2017, collected the remunerative payrolls.
Born as Guadalupe Valdez on 11 October 1947, Lupe is a native of San Antonio, Texas. She grew up in San Antonio in a migrant farm workers family along with her seven siblings. Her family background roots towards the federal republic of Mexico and the United States.
At the age of 70, Lupe became the first Latina and the first openly gay person nominated for Governor of Texas. The American law enforcement official finished her bachelor's education from Southern University and graduated her Master's from the University of Texas at Arlington in Criminology and Criminal Justice.