Antonio Diaz

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Antonio Diaz
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Candidate for
San Antonio City Council
District 2
PartyNonpartisan
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Next generalMay 9, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionSmall business owner
Antonio Diaz is a 2015 candidate for District 2 of the San Antonio, Texas City Council.

In 2014, Diaz was a Green Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 21st Congressional District of Texas. Antonio Diaz lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

In 2012, he was a Green Party candidate for Texas' 20th Congressional District. He was defeated by Joaquin Castro on November 6, 2012.[1]

Biography

Diaz graduated from the St. Phillips College School of Nursing in 1983. He formerly worked as a nurse and is currently a small business owner.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Diaz stated the following about his political philosophy in a biographical submission to Ballotpedia:[2]

  • "Fight the corrupting effects of money in politics.
  • Clean off of environmental toxic hot zones.
  • Reform of Higher Education financing and student loans.
  • Work for economic justice.
  • Work for immigration reform."

Elections

2015

See also: San Antonio, Texas municipal elections, 2015

The city of San Antonio, Texas will hold elections for mayor and city council on May 9, 2015. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 27, 2015. All 10 city council seats are up for election. In District 2, incumbent Alan E. Warrick will face Keith A. Toney and Antonio Diaz.[3][4]

2014

See also: Texas' 21st Congressional District elections, 2014

Diaz ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 21st District. Diaz was approved by the Green Party delegates at the state convention on April 12, 2014.[5] He was defeated by incumbent Lamar Smith (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 21 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLamar Smith Incumbent 71.8% 135,660
     Green Antonio Diaz 14.7% 27,831
     Libertarian Ryan Shields 13.5% 25,505
Total Votes 188,996
Source: Texas Secretary of State

2012

See also: Texas' 20th Congressional District elections, 2012

Diaz ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 20th District. He ran as a Green Party candidate. He ran against David Rosa (R), A.E. Potts (L), and Joaquin Castro (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[7]

U.S. House, Texas District 20 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoaquin Castro 63.9% 119,032
     Republican David Rosa 33.5% 62,376
     Libertarian A.E. Potts 1.7% 3,143
     Green Antonio Diaz 0.9% 1,626
Total Votes 186,177
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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