Category: Green Party 2013 Elections

Apr 22 2013

Public Policy Poll for South Carolina Has Evidence that Green Party Candidates Don’t Necessarily Injure Democratic Candidates

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 22, Public Policy Polling released this poll for the special election in South Carolina’s first U.S. House district. The overall poll shows these results: Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch 50%, Republican Mark Sanford 41%, Green Eugene Platt 3%, undecided 6%.

Most significant is the question that sorts these responses, depending on how the Read more »

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Apr 16 2013

Green Majority on Fairfax, California City Council Appoint Yet Another Green to Fill Vacancy

Source: Ballot Access News

Fairfax, California, a small city in Marin County, is believed to be the only city in the United States in which a majority of members of the city’s governing body are members of the Green Party. Fairfax, like all cities in California, uses non-partisan elections. Fairfax has a city council of five members. Recently one of the Greens resigned from the city council, so the remaining Greens, still in the majority, Read more »

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Apr 10 2013

Illinois Special U.S. House Election Returns

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 9, Illinois held a special U.S. House election, 2nd district. The unofficial results are: Democrat Robin Kelly 57,985 (70.78%); Republican Paul McKinley 18,071 (22.06%); Green LeAlan Jones 1,503 (1.83%); and these three independent candidates Elizabeth Pahlke 2,477 (3.02%); Marcus Lewis 1,344 (1.64%); Curtiss Lleng Bey 538 (.66%). Read more »

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Apr 09 2013

Illinois Green Party Member Elected to Carbondale, Illinois City Council

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 9, Jessica Bradshaw was elected to an at-large city council seat in Carbondale, Illinois. Bradshaw is a Green Party member, although the election is non-partisan. Twelve candidates appeared on the ballot and voters were permitted to vote for three candidates to fill the three seats.

Bradshaw, 32, is the daughter of Richard Whitney (Green Party gubernatorial nominee in Read more »

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Apr 05 2013

Green in SC Congressional race vs Colbert sister, disgraced ex-Gov

Source: Whiteout Press (via Ballot Access News)

April 5, 2013. Charleston. Get ready for the most television-driven Congressional race of 2013. In one month, voters will go to the polls in the South Carolina Special Election featuring a disgraced former Governor against an unknown, inexperienced sister of a popular Comedy Central host. But there is a third option – the Green Party’s Eugene Platt. And he’s serious, experienced and credible. Read more »

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Apr 04 2013

Jill Stein: Several steps “Forward!” in Wisconsin

Source: JillStein.org

Congratulations are in order to Dean Loumos and Ledell Zellers, two Madison, Wisconsin Green Party members who were elected yesterday to the Madison School Board and the Madison Common Council, respectively!

There was good news in other parts of Wisconsin as well: Rae Vogeler, a former Green Party candidate for the U.S. Senate, was elected to the Oregon School Board. And the Read more »

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Apr 04 2013

York County PA Green Party candidate joins special election for state House seat

Source: York Dispatch (via Green Party Watch)

It’s officially a three-man race for the 95th District state House seat.

A Democrat, a Republican and a member of the Green Party are vying for the position vacated earlier this year by Eugene DePasquale, who won election to two offices in November and accepted the more prominent role of state auditor general.

Bill Swartz, a local developer and property manager, had his name officially added to Read more »

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Apr 04 2013

St. Louis Holds Partisan City Elections with More Green Party Nominees Than Republican Party Nominees

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 2, St. Louis, Missouri, held partisan elections for Mayor, Comptroller, and 14 Alderman races. The only parties that nominated any candidates for the citywide offices were the Democratic Party and the Green Party. Here are the unofficial returns, although they don’t show party labels. Nevertheless, party labels were on the ballot. The Green citywide nominees were: Mayor James McNeely 15.54%; Comptroller Read more »

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Apr 02 2013

DC Council candidate Perry Redd takes demand to save public schools to the front door of the Washington Post on April 4

Source: Green Party (GP.org)

Stop No. 2 on the “Roc 4 Redd” outreach tour, featuring “Mayor of DC Hip-Hop” Head-Roc: 15th and L Streets NW (in front of the Post building), noon to 2 pm on Thursday, April 4; At-Large Council candidate Redd presses for a halt on plan to close 15 public schools in DC

Stop No. 3 on the tour: Outside of the Anacostia Metro Station, Thursday, April 4, 5 Read more »

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Apr 02 2013

Wisconsin Greens Fare Well in Madison Non-Partisan Elections

Source: Ballot Access News

Madison, Wisconsin, elected members of the city council and school board on April 2. Two Greens who had not previously been incumbents were elected. Ledell Zellers was elected to the city council, ward 2. Dean Loumos was elected to the School Board. This post has been re-written. Thanks to Mike for the news. UPDATE: also, a former Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate, Rae Vogeler, was elected in a non-partisan election Read more »

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