I took this picture last night at a Green Party meet the candidates night.
There is no Democrat in the race for Harris County Judge Executive. If you want a progressive option in this important race, your best bet is Mr. Collins.
Mr. Collins is focusing on the need for the extension of public transportation in Harris County, on the issue of poverty across the county, the cutting of fossil fuel use in the county and a variety of other important concerns.
Here is Mr. Collins' full platform.
I saw a number of Harris County and statewide Texas Green candidates last night both in person and on Skype.
The Green Ticket is solid and merits your consideration.
Green Agriculture Commissioner nominee Kenneth Kendrick is getting attention as a knowledgeable figure running against two lackluster major party nominees.
Here is the link to the Harris County Green Party.
Here is the Texas Green Party. This link has a list of all Green candidates in Texas in 2014.
Here is the Green Party of the United States.
It can be a leap for people who most often vote Democratic to vote Green instead. My view is that we must embrace a mix of conventional and unconventional politics to meet the many challenges of the times. I'd also ask folks who feel left out my the two-party process to consider the Greens as a way to find a hopeful way to engage in politics and public affairs.
Here are the ten core values of the Green Party.
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