Category: Green Party 2013 Elections

Nov 07 2013

Greens Win Partisan Elections in New London, Connecticut and Snoe Shoe, Pennsylvania

Source: Ballot Access News

On November 5, 2013, Mirna Lis Martinez, the Green Party nominee and a member of the Green Party, was elected to the New London, Connecticut, School Board. She was cross-endorsed by the Republican Party. See this story. The election was partisan.

On the same day, another Green nominee, Neil B. Haagen, was Read more »

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Nov 07 2013

Virginia Minor Party Legislative Election Returns

Source: Ballot Access News

On November 5, 2013, Virginia held elections for all 100 seats in the lower house of the state legislature. Six Libertarians and three nominees of the Independent Green Party ran in those elections. The unofficial percentages for the Libertarians are: 23rd district, Jonathan Parrish, 22.39% in a two-way race; 33rd district, Patrick Hagerty, 3.39% in a Read more »

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Nov 06 2013

New Jersey Unofficial Gubernatorial Election Returns

Source: Ballot Access News

The unofficial New Jersey gubernatorial election results are:

Republican Chris Christie 1,242,116
Democrat Barbara Buono 780,779
Libertarian Ken Kaplan 11,821
Green Steven Welzer 8,045 Read more »

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Nov 06 2013

Green Party Members Win Many Non-Partisan Elections

Source: Ballot Access News

On November 5, 2013, Green Party members won these non-partisan elections: Anna Trevorrow to the Portland, Maine, School Board; Josh Plourde to the Bangor, Maine, city council; Cam Gordon to the Minneapolis city council; and Brian Cummins to the Cleveland, Ohio, city council. Also, Green Party members won 16 non-partisan local races in Read more »

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May 01 2013

Three-Party Debate in South Carolina U.S. House Race

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 30, the three candidates on the ballot for U.S. House, South Carolina First District, debated each other. However, the debate was not televised. It was sponsored by the NAACP of Goose Creek, and was held the evening of April 30. No news article have been found that describes the debate, but here is a story saying it would take place. Thanks to Michael for the link. Read more »

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Apr 30 2013

British Green Party Has More than 900 Candidates for Local Office on Ballot for May 2 British Elections

Source: Ballot Access News

Great Britain holds local elections on May 2. The Green Party has more than 900 candidates on ballots for local office around the country, according to this story. This is what a small or new party can accomplish when the ballot access laws are lenient and non-discriminatory.

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Apr 28 2013

Maryland Green Re-Elected to Columbia Council

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 20, Green Party member Michael Cornell (a former state chair of the party) was re-elected to the Columbia Council, as the representative of the Village of River Hill. The vote was 111-41. Columbia is an unincorporated city run by the Columbia Association. Thanks to Michael for this news.

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Apr 26 2013

Green Party candidate wasn’t invited to SC-1 debate

Source: Charleston City Paper (via Green Party Watch)

Patch leaves Eugene Platt out of event

Patch, AOL’s online local news platform, will host a debate between candidates for South Carolina’s District 1 House seat on Monday at the Citadel, but only two of the three candidates will be present. Republican Mark Sanford will square off against Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch, but Green Party candidate Eugene Platt was not Read more »

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Apr 26 2013

Green Party Candidate Platt hopes to garner at least 10% of votes in District 1 election

Source: The Post and Courier (via Independent Political Report)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Post and Courier previously profiled all Republican and Democratic 1st Congressional District candidates. This profile is of the only third-party candidate in the race.

BY ROBERT BEHRE

rbehre@postandcourier.com

Compared with the major political party candidates seeking the 1st Congressional Read more »

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Apr 24 2013

Illinois Greens win in five local races

Source: Green Party of Illinois (via Green Party Watch)

While most of Tuesday’s elections were officially nonpartisan, Illinois Green Party members competed in elections across the state, with five candidates winning their races, based on unofficial results. If these wins hold, the ILGP’s number of officeholders statewide would grow to 10.

The big win of the night belongs to Green Party member Jessica Bradshaw, who appears Read more »

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