Past Meetup

Political Independents Conference

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Hilton University of Houston Hotel

4800 Calhoun Road · Houston, TX

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Flamingo Conference Room | Hilton University of Houston | 4450 University Drive, Houston, Texas, 77204

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Join us for an all day event at U of H sponsored by The League of Independent Voters of Texas (LIV) coinciding with the Senate Debate.

Meet local congressional candidates and hear what they have to say on topics that matter to Houston. Also sign up for the limited seating Deficit Reduction Workshop hosted by Phil Smith, National Political Director of The Concord Coalition.

A full list of candidates in attendance will be provided in the upcoming week. Unite America Houston Chapter is particularly pleased that independent congressional candidates Benjamin Hernandez (CD-09) and Kellen Sweny (CD-22) will be included. Also in attendance will be Libertarian Texas Senate Candidate Laura LaCount from District 17. A full list of candidates will be posted in the associated RSVP Meetup.

11:00-1:00 | Open House | with the League of Independent Voters of Texas
Drop by for a cup of coffee and reach out to independent voters to discuss political reform:
• Ending Gerrymandering
• Fair Ballot Access
• Ranked Choice Voting
• Petition Rights
1:00-1:30 | Concord Coalition – Introduction
1:30-3:30* | Deficit Reduction Workshop – US Budget Priorities
3:45-4:45* | Congressional Candidates Panel - Q&A
5:00-6:00 | Open Roundtable : Candidates / Political Organizations
6:00-7:00 | Senate Debate Watch : Cruz-Beto
7:00-7:30 | Opinions : How did they score? (reporters welcome)

*RSVP for these two events via separate Meet-Up listings

[This is a casual event. Participants may freely duck in and out as needed]

{ Guess the 2018 federal budget deficit and win a $50 }

**Children welcome, activities provided**