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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