The Texas Green Party has recruited more than 50 candidates for state and local office across Texas to occupy the ballot in 2014. This is historically the largest number of Green Party candidates that will appear on the ballot in Texas.
"We are very excited to be running so many principled progressive candidates throughout the state," said David Wager, co-chair of the Texas Green Party.
"Our goal is to provide a progressive alternative to the other two parties in Texas and offer voters more voices and more choices than they might otherwise have on the ballot," Wager said.
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Members of the Maine Green Independent Party represented the majority of the six signers on the citizens initiative to order the Legislature to call on a Constitutional Convention, with the purpose to overturn the Supreme Court's "Citizens United" decision and end corporate personhood. Green Independents Jacqui Deveneau, Philip Worden, Bruce Gagnon, and Portland City Councilor David Marshall were four of the six signatories on the citizens initiative filed with the Office of the Secretary of State this afternoon.
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