Capitol Hill in Washington

The United States Capitol is seen in Washington on Nov. 4, 2008.

U.S. Rep. Pete Olson is not seeking reelection in November, leaving Sri Preston Kulkarni, Joseph LeBlanc and Troy Nehls competing for the seat he will vacate.

Kulkarni, 42, is a Houston native who grew up in Texas’ 22nd Congressional District and has lived in Sugar Land for the past two years, is the Democratic nominee. Kulkarni is the oldest of four siblings, and lost his father to cancer as a teenager.

Corinna Richardson is the features writer for The Facts. Contact her at 979-237-0150.

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