Posts tagged: Green Party

Dec 17 2013

Meet potential Green Party gov candidate Paul Glover

Source: PhillyNow (via GP.org)

Pennsylvania’s next governor could ban fracking all together. That governor could enact a more progressive income tax and shift funds from prisons to education; expand solar tax credits and attempt to enact local, community currencies. That governor could be a person who once walked from the United States’ east coast to its west coast to write a book. Read more »

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Dec 11 2013

Maine Greens Lead The Way in Effort to End Corporate Personhood

Source: Maine Green Independent Party

Augusta, Maine – Members of the Maine Green Independent Party represented the majority of the six signers on the citizens initiative to order the Legislature to call on a Constitutional Convention, with the purpose to overturn the Supreme Court’s “Citizens United” decision and end corporate personhood. Green Independents Jacqui Deveneau, Philip Read more »

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Dec 10 2013

50 Candidates File to Run as Greens in Texas

Source: Green Party of Texas

Houston – The Texas Green Party has recruited more than 50 candidates for state and local office across Texas to occupy the ballot in 2014. This is historically the largest number of Green Party candidates that will appear on the ballot in Texas.

“We are very excited to be running so many principled Read more »

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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

Arkansas Green Party Back on the Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

On November 6, the Arkansas Secretary of State said the Green Party petition is valid, and the party is back on the ballot. This is the first state in which the Green Party has successfully petitioned for party status during 2013. This is the fifth time the party has had to comply with the law, which requires 10,000 valid signatures. 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 06 2013

Jill Stein: The FEC field audit has begun

Source: JillStein.org

We are now nearly seven days into our field audit by the Federal Election Commission, and we have a clearer picture of what to expect from our auditors. Last Tuesday, the field team arrived in our Madison, Wisconsin office and began work. Each day, they go through our files and submit requests for answers about specific expenses, reports, and income. Our 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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