Houston District D candidate Travis McGee has strong pro-democracy language on his campaign website.
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I know from my own involvement in HISD issues, that Travis has one of the best records in the city of citizen involvement in HISD issues. He is also a champion of neighborhood and community advocacy. The Houston Democracy Project is first and foremost about the leadership and involvement of rank & file citizens as we confront rising authoritarianism and white supremacy. We must show up for ourselves.
Here is what Travis says regarding protection of democracy:
The State of Texas has no right to interfere in our local elections. They have already taken control of our school board, going so far as to put someone defeated in an HISD trustee election on their leadership team. Now, with multiple candidates attempting to overturn decisively determined races here in Harris County, we must be more vigilant than ever to stand up for the will of the voters over the wishes of extremists.
I will advocate against state overreach into our elections and refuse to recognize any illegitimate takeover of our elections and our democracy.
Four candidates have added pro-democracy language to their website after talking to the Houston Democracy Project. They are Conchita Reyes in At-Large #1, Obes Nwabara for At-Large #2, Donnell Cooper for At-Large #3 and Ivan Sanchez in District J. Ethan Michelle Ganz for At-Large #3 also has strong pro-democracy language on their campaign website.
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