Category: Green Party 2011 Elections

Dec 07 2011

New Zealand Green Party gets best result yet, now NZ’s 3rd-largest party

Source: Green Party Watch

The New Zealand Green Party recorded its best result yet in New Zealand’s November 26 general election. The Greens earned 10.6% of the vote (up from 6.7% in 2008) and increased their number of seats in parliament from 9 to 13. The party could also gain a fourteenth seat if their percentage grows when special votes are counted, according to party leaders. The Green Party is now New Read more »

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Dec 07 2011

2011 Green Party Election Wrap-Up by the Numbers – Brent McMillan

Source: Green Party Watch

2011 Green Party Election Wrap-up by the numbers

by Brent McMillan

104 green party candidates ran for election in 2011. By comparison 150 green party candidates ran for election in 2007, 277 green party candidates ran for election in 2003 and 96 green party candidates ran for election in 1999 (the year Read more »

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Nov 27 2011

Official Returns for Syracuse City Council Election Due December 1; Green Party Nominee Trails by 82 Votes in Unofficial Returns

Source: Ballot Access News

Syracuse, New York, held partisan city elections for city council on November 8, 2011. The Onondaga County Board of Elections web page says the official returns will be released by December 1. The unofficial returns show that, in the 4th district, Green Party nominee Howie Hawkins lost to Democratic/Working Families Party nominee Khalid Bey by 82 votes. The unofficial returns are: Bey 1,154; Read more »

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Nov 19 2011

Fairvote reports on instant runoff voting elections in 6 cities

Source: Green Party Watch

Rob Richie and Dorothy Scheeline of Fairvote have written some interesting analysis of last week’s elections that used instant runoff voting, aka ranked choice voting. Instant runoff voting was used in San Francisco, CA, St. Paul, MN, and Portland, ME; in all three cities, Greens both helped enact IRV and ran in last Tuesday’s elections. For the mayoral elections Read more »

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Nov 18 2011

Official Returns Released for Last Month’s Massachusetts Special Legislative Election

Source: Ballot Access News

Massachusetts has released the official returns from the October 18, 2011 special election for State House in the Berkshire Third District. This is the race in which the Green Party nominee came close to winning. The final returns are: Democrat Tricia Farley-Bouvier 1,940; Green Mark Miller 1,748; independent Pam Malumphy 1,325; Republican Mark Jester 899. The winner won with only 32.81% Read more »

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Nov 11 2011

Green Party: Summary of 2011 Elections

Source: Green Party

Summary Of 2011
Total Greens Elected: 16
Total Candidates Running: 96
To link directly to the 2011 summary, copy this link.

Place Finished
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Nov 10 2011

More Green Party results for November 2011 elections

Source: Green Party Watch

Here are some initial results from some of Tuesday’s elections involving Green Party candidates:

St. Paul, MN: Greens posted strong results in all 3 city council races they contested, in the city’s first election using instant runoff voting. In Ward 1, Johnny Howard came in 2nd with 26%. In Ward 2, in a race with 5 candidates, Read more »

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Nov 10 2011

Green Party Election Results November 2011

Source: Green Party Watch

The Green Party has a feed posting election results as they find them, but we will try to assemble election results here as well.

Almost 40% for Josephine Okot in Portland School Board race
Two Green victories in Fairfax, CA, and a Green win in Federal Heights, Colorado!
Beryl Baker brought in 22 thousand votes running for Tucson City Council for Read more »

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Nov 10 2011

Ross Mirkarimi, One of the Founders of the California Green Party, Elected Sheriff of San Francisco

Source: Ballot Access News

On November 9, the San Francisco Elections Department released additional election returns data, which makes it a virtual certainty that Ross Mirkarimi won the November 8 election for Sheriff of San Francisco County. Mirkarimi was one of the founders of the California Green Party, and while he was a registered member of the Green Party, he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Read more »

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Nov 09 2011

Greens, Libertarians Win Some Local Elections, Including Some Partisan Elections

Source: Ballot Access News

The Libertarian Party’s web page, and Green Party Watch, each have election results for November 8, 2011 elections. See here for the Libertarian Party list and here for Green Party Watch’s list.

Libertarians won partisan elections in Indiana and Pennsylvania, and non-partisan elections in Ohio. The Green Party won a partisan election in Connecticut, and Read more »

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