Antonio Diaz

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Antonio Diaz
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 21
PartyGreen Party
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionSmall business owner
Antonio Diaz was a 2014 Green Party candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 21st Congressional District of Texas.

Diaz was a 2012 Green Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 20th Congressional District of Texas. He was defeated by Joaquin Castro on November 6, 2012.[1]


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]


Campaign themes


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."



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.[3] The general election took place November 4, 2014.


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.[4]

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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