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James Cargas Recognized by Texpatriate and Dos Centavos

HOUSTON (Mar. 1, 2014) – This week James Cargas received endorsements from two Houston political blogs, Texapatriate and Dos Centavos.

“We have been impressed by the breadth of Mr. Cargas’ support throughout the community. Be it every single endorsing political interest group or a laundry list of public officials, the Cargas campaign would not be fighting its battle alone. Just this morning, prominent legislators such as Sen. Sylvia Garcia, Rep. Alma Allen, Rep. Jessica Farrar and former Councilmember Melissa Noriega declared Mr. Cargas to be the best choice for this office,” Texpatriate’s editors explained.

“I am proud to once again be part of Team Dos Centavos,” Cargas said upon learning of the endorsement.

“Democrats need a serious candidate with a serious background who will focus on those serious issues facing the district. We believe that, between the two candidates, Mr. Cargas is the most adept at being that serious candidate,” Texpatriate continued. Cargas is grateful for Texpatriate’s recognition of his strong efforts to run an issue-based campaign advocating for needs of the City of Houston.

Houston Deserves Better!

James Cargas offers extensive public service experience. He has served in the U.S. House of Representatives as a deputy press secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as a law clerk, Clinton White House as an aide, and U.S. Department of Energy under Secretary Bill Richardson as a political appointee. He currently serves Mayor Annise Parker as the Senior Assistant City Attorney for Energy for the City of Houston, a position he also held under Mayor Bill White. James is married to Dr. Dorina Papageorgiou, a neuroscientist who works in the Texas Medical Center.

Additional information on the James Cargas campaign.

Texpatriate, founded in 2012 by Texas native Noah Horowitz and his college friends from Texas living in Boston, provides political insight to Houston and Texas politics.

Dos Centavos was founded in April 2005 by Stace Medellin and provides political coverage on local, state, and national politics, as well as Latino music, arts, culture and other issues important to the Chicano and Latino community.

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