(Austin, Texas) – Today, former San Marcos Mayor Daniel Guerrero endorsed Joseph Kopser’s campaign for Congress in TX-21. The Kopser campaign released the following statement from Mayor Guerrero:


“I am proud to endorse Joseph Kopser for Congress in the 21st District. His background in clean energy, technology, and transportation makes him an ideal candidate to represent the Texas Innovation Corridor connecting San Marcos to Austin and San Antonio. Joseph shares the core values of Hays County and will ably represent us in Congress.”


Joseph Kopser added:


“I am honored to have Mayor Daniel Guerrero join our growing coalition in TX-21. The partnership of Mayor Guerrero and other regional leaders will allow this district to meet its full potential, and with their support we can leverage tech and education to establish a new hub for innovation along the I-35 corridor and access to those new economy jobs for all citizens of TX-21.”


This endorsement adds to a growing list of leaders supporting Joseph Kopser, including Senator Kirk Watson, Representative Donna Howard, Representative Eddie Rodriguez, Senator Gonzalo Barrientos, Judge Nelson Wolff, Commissioner Garry Mauro, Commissioner Brigid Shea, Paul Begala, and Matt Angle. They join institutional supporters of Kopser for Congress including Austin Central Labor Council, Texas AFL-CIO, Circle C Area Democrats, Central Austin Democrats, South Austin Democrats, Austin Tejano Democrats, West Austin Democrats, Vote Vets PAC, 314 Action Fund, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, Congressman Seth Moulton, Jason Kander, Khizr Khan, LEAP Forward, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, New Politics, and the Texas Lone Star Project. Joseph Kopser has also been named a Gun Sense Candidate by Moms Demand Action.



Daniel Guerrero served as Mayor of San Marcos for six years, leaving office in 2016. During his time in office, San Marcos was the fastest growing city in the country for its size. Mayor Guerrero effectively managed that growth and created partnerships within the San Marcos community, while working to protect the environment in Hays County. Previously, he served on the San Marcos City Council from 2004-2008. Guerrero is now a Business Development Consultant with JL Powers and Associates and a Global Business lecturer at Texas State University.


Joseph Kopser is a 20-year Army veteran, technology entrepreneur, and father of three daughters running in the Democratic Primary for TX-21. His candidacy is driven by concern for the future of our country and the path Washington leadership is taking. He is building a new coalition of voters who believe the values, priorities, and expectations of Texas’ 21st congressional district will serve as a model of service and representation for Texas and the United States.