AFL-CIO Selects Candidates

Dallas delegates joined 350 Texas labor leaders and guests January 25-26 in endorsing a slate of candidates for the coming elections. Wendy Davis and Letitia Van de Putte led the list.

Governor – Wendy Davis
 Lieutenant Governor – Leticia Van de Putte
 U.S. Senate – No endorsement
 Attorney General – Sam Houston
 Comptroller – Mike Collier
 Land Commissioner – John Cook
 Agriculture Commissioner – Hugh Fitzsimons
 Texas Railroad Commission, Place 2 – Steve Brown
 Texas Supreme Court, Place 1 – Bill Moody
 Texas Supreme Court, Place 6 – No position
 Texas Supreme Court, Place 7 – Gina Benavides
 Texas Supreme Court, Place 8 – No position
 Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3 – No position
 Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4 – No position
 Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9-No position

Dallas County and Tarrant County made a long list of endorsements which were accepted by the Texas AFL-CIO. For the complete list, see our web site at http://tx.aflcio.org/dallasclc/index.cfm?action=article&articleID=9cb7811d-9f58-43cc-9f18-8f8a3f4e817a