Scherr is a lawyer and single mother from El Paso.
Scherr is also a graduate of the Texas Tech School of Law.
"When I review the voting records of guys like John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, I refuse to be quiet. And that's why I chose to run for US Senate," Scherr tol the crowd,
Issues on Scherr's plate include immigration reform, raising the minimum wage and working to fix Obamacare.
Scherr is among 5 democratic and 8 republican candidates vying for the Senate seat, including current US Senator John Cornyn who is running for re-election.
Primary elections are March 4th and the general election is November 4th.