Alison Bittick posted about 2018 Precinct Nominating Conventions on Facebook 2017-06-13 18:13:22 -0600Please RSVP: 2016 Precinct Nominating Conventions
Save Your Primary Vote for Ballot Access!
GPTX Precinct Conventions are set for Tuesday, March 13th, 2018. As a convention nominating party, the Green Party of Texas is NOT included in primary elections.
To support Green ballot access, voters must SAVE their primary vote to legally participate in the GPTX nominating conventions or to sign the supplemental ballot access petition.
Specific convention locations must be posted at least 10 days in advance. Local volunteers should RSVP to this event to register their specific convention locations. GPTX will provide ballots and instructions.
Counties reporting consolidated precinct conventions:
Bell County - Killeen Fire Station #1, 3800 Westcliff Road, Killeen, TX 76543
Harris County - Havens Center, 1827 W. Alabama, Houston, TX 77098WHENMarch 13, 2018 at 7pmWHERETBD
Texas's 85th Legislative Session begins January 10th, 2017, and we need volunteers to help watch and lobby our legislators for and against important reforms and bills. If you are interested in helping out with this project, please sign up below with your email address for an invitation to join our Slack Team and Trello Boards.
What we will be working on with this team:
- Writing letters and calling Committee Members and our elected representatives
- Keeping watch on important bills as they go through the legislative process
- Organizing and participating in lobby days at the Capitol in Austin
- Organizing our friends, family, and community to lobby for important reforms
- Learning more about the legislative process and citizen lobbying
- Creating coalitions with other organizations and groups for positive change through our legislature
This is a great way to stay active politically in 2017 and to learn more about how our state government works. At the end of the day, citizen activism and citizen lobbying are key parts to our legislative process. With your help we can create real change in our state and make our voices heard in Austin. Please sign up below and look for our response email in your inbox.
Alison Bittick commented on Consensus Process 2016-10-15 00:53:06 -0600Thank you so much for writing up this wonderful explanation about the Consensus Process. I felt like I learned so much from this and it was a fun and informational read. Thank you for putting the effort into writing and sharing it _
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