Tarrant County District Attorney Sharen Wilson seeking re-election

Sharen Wilson was first elected in 2014. She is Tarrant County's first female district attorney. (Courtesy Sharen Wilson Campaign Team)
Sharen Wilson was first elected in 2014. She is Tarrant County's first female district attorney. (Courtesy Sharen Wilson Campaign Team)

Sharen Wilson was first elected in 2014. She is Tarrant County's first female district attorney. (Courtesy Sharen Wilson Campaign Team)

Sharen Wilson announced June 22 that she will seek another term as Tarrant County district attorney.

First elected in 2014, Wilson created special units to prosecute intimate partner violence and elder financial fraud, and she established a Conviction Integrity Unit, which reviews cases to determine whether parties were wrongfully convicted, according to the Tarrant County website.


"Serving as your district attorney has been one of the greatest privileges of my life, and I'm excited to be running for another term," Wilson said in a statement.

In the statement, she highlighted that her office has operated under budget every year while expanding its reach.

Wilson is also the first female district attorney in Tarrant County's history, according to the statement.
By Kira Lovell
Kira Lovell is a reporter covering Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake and Keller-Roanoke-North Fort Worth. Before joining Community Impact, she majored in journalism at the University of Missouri and covered education and local arts for the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine.


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