Antonio Diaz

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Antonio Diaz
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 20
PartyGreen Party
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ProfessionSmall business owner
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Antonio Diaz was a 2012 Green Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 20th Congressional District of Texas.

Diaz was defeated by Democratic candidate 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

2012

See also: Texas' 20th congressional district elections, 2012

Diaz ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing 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 November 6, 2012, general election.[3]

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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References

  1. Politico "2012 Election Map, Texas"
  2. 2.0 2.1 [Bio submission to Ballotpedia, September 17, 2012]
  3. Texas Green Party - candidate list