Luis Sanchez put his name in the hat for the Precinct 3 Commissioner's Seat

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A Midland native and teacher has thrown his hat into the mix for the upcoming County Commisioners election.

Luis Sanchez, a 1996 Midland High graduate has decided to run for the Precinct three County Commisioners seat.

Sanchez is also a teacher currently working for the Midland School District teaching spanish at Midland Freshman High School.

Lydia Madrigal, Sanchez's Campaign Manager, says Sanchez's local connections and youth make him a perfect candidate for the job.

"I'm very excited about Luis Sanchez' Campaign for many reasons.  One, He's a very prepared candidate in that he has the passion, he's from this precinct and he's really dedicated his life to making improvements whether it's in his Church or at home or somewhere, going to college, those kinds of things.  So we've got a great candidate," Madrigal said.

Sanchez grew up on Midland's south side. He received two Bachelor degrees from Texas Tech in 2000.   One for political science, the other for spanish.