Eden launches Texas Legislature campaign Posted in: News On Saturday, January 25, Madeline Eden launched her campaign for the Texas House of Representatives, District 17. District 17 covers all of Bastrop, Caldwell, Karnes, Gonzalez and Lee counties. Eden’s kickoff was held in Bastrop at Casa Chapalla with attendees from throughout Bastrop County and others from the district. Former State Representative and primary director for Texas Democratic Party Glen Maxey was one of several speakers touting Eden’s qualifications and compassion for the job. Others endorsing and speaking at the event included Jeremy Smith, co-founder of Register2Vote and Civitech; Cheryl Reese, candidate for Bastrop County Commissioner, Precinct 4; Mike Reink, candidate ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!