Candidate Dossier: Jim Hudson Tolbert
Name: Jim Hudson Tolbert
Date of Birth: 12/16/1952 (63)
Education: BS.Ed from Texas Tech University, 1975
Occupation: Sales representative
2701 Frankfort Ave.
El Paso, Texas 79930
Length of time in district: 9 years and 6 months
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: +1 915 525 7364
Treasurer: Richard C. Bonart
Campaign website: http://jimtolbert.blogspot.com/ or http://jimtolbert.com/
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Jim Tolbert ran against Larry Romero in the last election. Tolbert filed the ethics complaint that forced Larry Romero to resign. Tolbert is best known politically for his environmental issues activism. From 1983 through 1998, Tolbert was a parish priest in The Episcopal Church, according to his LinkedIn profile. In a 2012 El Paso Inc. article by David Crowder, Jim Tolbert was quoted as stating that he is running for the District 2 seat because he would “carry on the progressive politics of Susie Byrd.” [emphasis mine] In addition to his environmental activism, Tolbert is formally the chair of the city’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and the Open Space Advisory Board. Tolbert has also on the Board of the Newman Park Neighborhood Association as well as the city’s Building and Standards Commission. Tolbert was born and raised in El Paso.
Candidates Addresses in Relation to Each Other in the District