Texas Democrats rely on voters of color to be competitive. So why are their top statewide candidates mostly white?

Texas Democrats rely on voters of color to be competitive. So why are their top statewide candidates mostly white?

The GOP slate for statewide office includes two high-profile Latinos and two Black candidates who have previously held state or federal office. Republicans are making a play to be more competitive with voters of color as the state’s electorate grows more diverse.
Source: Texas Tribune