Karthik Soora

Karthik Soora

State Senate, District 15, Houston and Greater Houston, TX

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Karthik is an accomplished educator, renewable energy leader, and candidate for Texas State Senate District 15. With a passion for combating corruption, Karthik aims to make a positive impact on the community. As a nationally recognized chemistry teacher, he has garnered prestigious awards and secured unparalleled success for his students, particularly those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Understanding the need for greater college access, Karthik co-founded One Jump, a platform aimed at supporting underserved students in their pursuit of higher education. Under his guidance, One Jump evolved into Momentum Education, further enhancing its mission.

In addition to his commitment to education, Karthik is actively involved in political initiatives. He co-founded the Texas Chapter of TheySeeBlue, rallying Texas's South Asian community to vote and actively engaging in various campaigns to turn Texas blue. Recognizing the urgent need to address the climate crisis, he has become a prominent figure in the renewable energy sector. Karthik has played a pivotal role in driving the development of over 1 GW of solar and storage projects in rural and minority communities along the Gulf Coast. Through these projects, he has successfully channeled over $1 billion of investments into the growth and prosperity of Louisiana and Texas communities.

With a wealth of experience and dedication to his cause, Karthik aims to champion new ideas and initiatives. He advocates for banning legislators from serving as lobbyists, as well as promoting impactful ballot initiatives such as putting Roe v. Wade and universal gun-background checks to a public vote. Through his diverse background and unwavering commitment to progress, Karthik Soora is poised to make a profound difference in Texas State Senate District 15.