Thursday, August 29, 2019

Texas Greens Call for Candidates


by David Doonan, Independent Political Report
The Green Party of Texas (GPTX) is now recruiting Green candidates who support our ten key values for the 2020 general election ballot. For detailed information on running as a Green, please review our Candidate FAQ. 
GPTX is committed to maintaining a ballot line to advocate for the people’s issues as articulated in our platform. For this reason, GPTX has joined with other parties, candidates, and voters in filing a lawsuit to challenge Texas’ unconstitutionally burdensome ballot access requirements. 
The complaint, filed July 11th in federal district court, challenges newly imposed filing fees for minor party candidates in addition to the overall statutory ballot access requirements for independent and minor party candidates. The suit seeks to enjoin the state from enforcing the challenged statutory provisions...
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