Chris Kennedy

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Chris Kennedy
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Candidate for
Texas Railroad Commission
PartyGreen Party
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Chris Kennedy was a Green Party candidate for Texas Railroad Commission in the 2012 elections.



See also: Texas down ballot state executive elections, 2012

Kennedy ran for Texas Railroad Commission in 2012. He was unopposed for the Green Party nomination and was defeated by Christi Craddick (R) in the November 6, 2012 general election.[1]

Beryl Burgess, Warren Chisum, Christi Craddick, Joe Cotten, Roland Sledge and Becky Berger sought the Republican nomination. Since no candidate won more than 50 percent of the vote, the top two vote getters - Chisum and Craddick - faced off in a runoff election on July 31,[2] which Craddick won.

Vivekananda Wall ran as a Libertarian.

Incumbent Buddy Garcia (R) was appointed to serve in the seat until the general election and did not run for election.[3]

Texas Railroad Commissioner 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChristi Craddick 56.2% 4,336,499
     Democratic Dale Henry 39.6% 3,057,733
     Libertarian Vivekananda Wall 2.2% 173,001
     Green Chris Kennedy 2% 153,664
Total Votes 7,720,897
Election Results via Texas Secretary of State.

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