Rep. Elliott Naishtat Hospitalized After Bike Accident But In Good Spirits – Sign His Card!

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State Rep. Elliott Naishtat was hospitalized following a bicycling accident in Minnesota, but fear not — the progressive champion is on the mend and in good spirits.

During the annual bike ride at the National Conference of State Legislators held this year in Minnesota, Naishtat hit a guard rail hard and punctured his calf which resulted in severe swelling and internal bleeding.

Thankfully Naishtat is expected to make a full recovery and be back here in Austin shortly.

Sign our card. We'll deliver it to Representative Naishtat when he's back in Austin along with a bag of mini-carrots.

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Katherine Haenschen

Katherine Haenschen is a PhD candidate at the University of Texas, where she studies political participation on digital media. She has previously managed successful candidate, issue, voter registration, and GOTV campaigns in Austin. In addition to serving as the president of Austin Young Democrats, she is also UCONN's #1 fan in Texas.

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