With just days to go, the Stein campaign is making a major push to include another state in the Green Party map. We need your help right now to win the Green Party of New Mexico a ballot line. The filing deadline is this coming Tuesday, April 3rd.
As of today, we need to collect another 3,000 signatures. Here’s how we’re doing it. The Stein campaign has hired a state organizer, longtime Green Party activist Rick Lass, to Read more »
On March 29, the Green Party and the Constitution Party jointly filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court, alleging that the New Mexico deadline for petitions to qualify a party is too early. That deadline is the first Tuesday of April, which this year is April 3. Here is the complaint. The case is Constitution Party of New Mexico v Duran.
In New Mexico, newly-qualifying parties nominate by convention, not by primary, so there Read more »
The Oklahoma State Board of Elections has determined that the Americans Elect petition for party status has enough valid signatures. This is the first time any newly-qualifying party has been recognized in Oklahoma since 2000.
The Board says the Libertarian Party has 41,070 valid signatures, which is short of the legal requirement of 51,739. The status of the Libertarian Party now depends on what Read more »
John Fockler, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio, has received at least 750 write-in votes in the March 6, 2012 Libertarian primary, and probably over 800. He needed 500 write-ins to qualify to be listed on the November ballot. The election night primary returns had shown him with only 407, but election night returns for write-in candidates are invariably not accurate. Read more »
Americans Elect says it is about to submit approximately 72,000 signatures to election officials in Tennessee. The turn-in will be Thursday, March 29. See this story.
The other qualified parties in Tennessee are Democratic, Republican, Green, and Constitution. The latter two got on the ballot by winning a lawsuit. The state is appealing the lawsuit decision, but in the meantime, the plaintiff political parties are on the ballot, Read more »
David Steinman is a Green Party candidate for the House of Representatives in California’s 33rd CD. He is the author of Diet for a Poisoned Planet (1990, 2007), The Safe Shopper’s Bible (1995), Living Healthy in a Toxic World (1996), and Safe Trip to Eden: Ten Steps to Save the Planet Earth from the Global Warming Meltdown (2007). He hosts the web talk radio program “Green Patriot Radio”. Read more »
Harriet Rowan of the Center for Media and Democracy recently published an interview with Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein. From the interview:
That’s why we need this party, this election, at this time. We are at a breaking point on the economy, on jobs, on wages, on the right to organize, on student debt, on public institutions, even on private ones that have become increasingly out of reach to ordinary Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC — Local DC Statehood Green Party candidates and Green Party presidential candidates will be featured at the Statehood Green Party’s 2012 convention on Saturday, March 31 in Washington, DC. The convention will begin at 10:30 am and conclude at 3 pm and will take place at Earth Things 4 U, 1324 Florida Avenue NE.
The candidates will participate in the April 3 primary election in the District of Columbia. Read more »