Rep. Al Green has voted against some important progressive priorities in an extremely safe D+25 Democratic district. In 2012, President Obama won TX-09 with 78% of the vote.
A Few Reasons to Primary:
- In 2013, Rep. Green voted with House Republicans to weaken regulations on off-shore oil drilling
- In 2013, Rep. Green voted for building the Keystone XL pipeline, a key vote for environmentalists
- In 2013, Rep. Green voted for the CISPA bill that would have removed important digital privacy protections online
- In 2008, Rep Green voted to extend the 2008 FISA bill, allowing the FISA court to grant NSA sweeping powers to spy on American citizens