Houston Black American Democrats Endorses Chris Oliver For Houston City Council, At-Large Position 1
Jo-Carolyn Goode | 8/20/2015, 10:50 a.m.
August 19, 2015 – (HOUSTON, TX) – The Houston Black American Democrats [HBAD] announced their support for Houston Community College Trustee Chris Oliver in his race for Houston City Council, At-Large Position 1 on Tuesday.
The endorsement comes as a testament not only to Chris’ over twenty years of service to the community as HCC Trustee for District IX, but also because of his unique understanding of the demands of elected office and his ability to get to work for the citizens of Houston on day one.
“This endorsement means a lot to me,” said Oliver. “I’ve worked hard to help our community during my time as HCC Trustee for District IX and am excited to continue that work for all Houstonians as At-Large Council Member for Position 1. I look forward to engaging and working with [HBAD] in the final months of this campaign, and at City Hall come 2016.”
The Houston Black American Democrats is an organization focused on educating, recruiting, supporting, and electing Democratic candidates that will work tirelessly to advance the issues that matter most to African-Americans. The organization boasts a large, active membership and it plays a vital role in influencing the direction of the local electoral process.
With its endorsement HBAD joins a growing coalition of organizations, citizens, and community and business leaders that have lent their support to the Chris Oliver campaign.
“We’re thrilled to add [HBAD] to our list of supporters,” added Oliver. “We’re excited by the momentum that our campaign has generated over the past couple of months and look forward to carrying that into Election Day.”
For more information on Chris Oliver, his platform, and his vision for the City of Houston, please visit www.AnEvenBetterHouston.com