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  Cobb, David
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AffiliationGreen  
 
NameDavid Cobb
Address
Houston, Texas , United States
Emailcobbweb@greens.org
Websitehttp://www.votecobb.org/
Born December 24, 1962
Died Still Living (51 years)
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedJuan Croniqueur
May 16, 2013 06:19pm
Tags Very Liberal -
InfoDavid Keith Cobb is the Green Party nomination for President in 2004. He served as the General Counsel for the Green Party of the United States until declaring his candidacy and was the Green Party of Texas (GPTX) candidate for Attorney General in 2002.

Raised in a small shrimping village in San Leon, Texas, David worked as a construction worker for several years before attending college. He saw up close and personal how the system is designed to prevent working class people from getting ahead; how working hard usually just got you calluses. Waiting tables to put himself through college, he graduated from the University of Houston Law School in 1993. The grandson of a Baptist preacher, David received awards in Moot Court and Mock Trial competitions, served on the Law Review and worked in the Public Interest Law Clinic.

He had a successful law practice until early 2000, when Ralph Nader asked him to manage the Green Party effort in Texas. He coordinated the ballot access drive in Texas that collected over 76,000 signatures in 75 days. When he ran for Attorney General there were 4 local chapters of the GPTX. At the conclusion of his campaign, there were 26 chapters.

David lectures and facilitates "Rethinking Corporations/ Rethinking Democracy" seminars and workshops across the country, which explore the social, legal and historical context of how corporations have become the dominant institution of our times. These seminars focus on how corporations have become unelected governing institutions, and how we can provoke (and win) a nonviolent democratic revolution in response.

He serves on the Steering Committee of Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County, and as Campaigns Director for ReclaimDemocracy.org which are both citizen's groups dedicated to contesting and challenging the illegitimate corporate usurpation of our Constitution and our government.


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Nov 29, 2004 12:00am Election Guide Green and Libertarian Candidates File for Recounts in New Mexico and Nevada  Article The Oncoming Storm 
Jul 22, 2004 12:00am Perspective Cobb Calls for New Energy Policy to Stem Global Warming  Article The Oncoming Storm 
Jun 29, 2004 12:00am News Cobb Sets Dual Goal for Greens  Article The Oncoming Storm 
Mar 30, 2004 12:00am Interview THESE DAYS, IT'S NOT EASY BEING GREEN - Dallas Morning News  Article The Oncoming Storm 

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  06/05/2012 US President - GRN Primary Lost 0.01% (-51.54%)
  11/02/2004 US President - Popular Vote Lost 0.10% (-50.63%)
  09/26/2004 NY US President - IDP Convention Lost 0.20% (-95.20%)
  06/26/2004 US President - G Convention Won 36.20% (+8.87%)
  06/01/2004 US President - G Primaries Lost 12.75% (-56.62%)
  03/02/2004 MN US President - IP Caucus Lost 0.49% (-40.61%)
  11/05/2002 TX Attorney General Lost 0.93% (-55.79%)
ENDORSEMENTS
CA - District 08 - Nov 02, 2010 I Matt Gonzalez
UT District 2 - D Primary - Jun 22, 2010 D Claudia Wright
PA Governor - Nov 07, 2006 LBT Marakay J. Rogers
King County [WA] Executive - D Primary - Sep 20, 2005 G Gentry Lange
IA US Senate - Nov 02, 2004 G Daryl Northrop
US Vice President - G Selection - Jun 26, 2004 GIP Patricia LaMarche