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Texas Green U.S. House candidate Tijerina steps up campaign

TijerinaVanessa Tijerina, Green Party candidate for U.S. House in Texas’s 15th District, is stepping up her campaign.

Tijerina, a nurse and activist, visited United Nations in New York to delegate on behalf of economic development, global faith awareness, and civil rights earlier this month. She recently debated Democratic candidates for the open-seat race, and has opened a campaign office.

Tijerina for Greener Texas campaign director Cary Lee Peterson said, “It will be a good election for South Texas; definitely a game changer. I’m proud to represent the first Hispanic-American congresswoman, who abundantly possesses the qualifications on foreign relations and social affairs to lead District 15 into a prosperous future.”