Vince Leibowitz is a writer, historian, and former political consultant who currently serves as Legislative Director to a Texas State Senator. Vince has worked eight Texas statewide campaigns, and worked on political campaigns in nine states including Texas.
A longtime Texas Historian specializing in African American Texas History and the history of 20th Century Texas, Vince Leibowitz has written extensively on Texas history. Vince's most recent book, "A Solemn Hour for Texans Everywhere," is available from Annex Publishing on Amazon.
Vince's work also includes securing an official Texas historical marker for Etta Moten Barnett.
Vince has also worked as a writer and journalist. His byline has appeared in the San Antonio Current, Fort Worth Weekly, Tyler Morning Telegraph, Colorado County Citizen, Banner Press Newspaper, and more.
Vince spent more than 16 years as a political consultant and government relations professional during which time he worked on more than 40 political campaigns in Texas and around the nation.
His clients have included Farouk Shami, founder of Farouk Systems and inventor of the CHI, who ran for Texas Governor in 2010, and Royce West's 2020 campaign for United States Senate.
Vince is credited with running the first state legislative campaign in Texas to actively solicit donations through e-mail, and was considered the leading expert in political digital rapid response in Texas from 2006-2012.
Vince was named a Campaign Tech Innovator by Campaigns & Elections Magazine in 2011.
He is the recipient of the Nancy Monson Award for Excellence in Open Government Reporting from the Texas Press Association and Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas (2002) and the Willis Webb Journalist of the Year Award from the South Texas Press Association (2019).