Illinois Green Party: We’re looking for the right person

  • Help Wanted: Candidate to Run for U.S. Senate!

  • The Illinois Green Party is looking for a well-qualified candidate to run for U.S. Senate in 2020.

Instead of waiting for someone to come to us and then seeing if that person is a good fit, we have decided to set out our qualifications first, and then see if you, or anyone you know, would like to apply for the role.… Read more ...

May News from the Illinois Green Party

Action Alert: Stop HB 1633! follow link writing a political speech coumadin viagra popular essay writers sites for college solved case studies in principles of management go here watch viagra amazon viagra medical uses buy a paper for college cheap custom essay buy masters dissertation creative writing ks3 go site grammar homework popular rhetorical analysis essay writer services usa formatting essay titles mountains beyond mountains essay help buy cheap cialis australia source site thesis statement worksheet make them stronger higher doses viagra cipro xr 500 mg gonorrhea cystic fibrosis essay As reported in our last newsletter, we are still in a struggle to defeat Illinois House Bill 1633 in the State Senate. Thank you to all who filed witness slips or contacted your State Senator to urge a “no” vote.

Unfortunately, the fight is not yet over.… Read more ...

2019 Illinois Green Party Spring Convention

The Green Party is needed today more than ever. With both parties currently in power answering to big money special interests, only a party that rejects all big money special interest donations and stands for the 99% can help restore true democratic government in America.

The Illinois Green Party holds two Membership Meetings each year, one in the spring and one in the fall.… Read more ...

Illinois Green Party: Support Senate Bill 141

The United States takes pride in calling itself a “democratic” republic, with “free and fair elections.” Yet Illinois election laws are fixed to give a huge advantage to the candidates of just two political parties, stifling all other competition. Such a system cannot justly be described as “democratic” or “free and fair.”

Read more ... State Journal-Register endorses Libertarian Steve Dutner for Illinois secretary of state

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Steve Dutner, the 2018 Libertarian candidate for secretary of state in Illinois

Illinois Libertarian Steve Dutner won the endorsement of the State Journal-Register, the daily newspaper of Springfield, the state capital. From the paper’s Oct. 17 editorial, “Endorsement: Steve Dutner for Secretary of State”:

There is no doubt that the Illinois Secretary of State’s office is run better now than it was prior to Jesse White taking the helm.… Read more ...

Libertarian and Conservative candidates participate in Illinois gubernatorial debate

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From Heartland Newsfeed/Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network via NBC Chicago:

Illinois gubernatorial forum from last night featuring Libertarian candidate Kash Jackson and Conservative candidate Sen. Sam McCann alongside Democratic candidate JB Pritzker and Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner.… Read more ...

Libertarian Candidate for Treasurer of Illinois Talks Challenges of Race

From Central Illinois Proud:

PEORIA, Ill – A Libertarian is looking to not only oust the incumbent treasurer, but stop a Republican from capturing the seat.

Mike Leheney is aware of the challenge of being a third-party candidate, but believes he has a more likely path to election than some of his ticket-mates.… Read more ...

Seven Members of the Illinois Green Party Elected or Re-Elected to Non-Partisan Office on April 4

Ballot Access News:

On April 4, seven members of the Illinois Green Party were elected or re-elected to local non-partisan office. […] Thanks to Joshua for the link.

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2017 Unofficial ILGP Election Results as of April 5, 2017

Seven out of eleven Illinois Green Party 2017 endorsed candidates across the state from McHenry County to Carbondale won their April 4, 2017 races!

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Illinois LP elects five new office holders

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Five members of the Illinois Libertarian Party were elected to office on April 4, and three more were reelected.

“With how divided our country was left after this last election, people are looking for integrity and principles. The LP is the Party of Principles and people are flocking to be a part of that”, said Jasen Howard, the Candidate Recruitment Director for the Illinois LP, and who is one of the newly-elected officials.… Read more ...

Libertarian state conventions in Arkansas, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico this weekend

According to the listing Libertarian state conventions are being held in Arkansas, Illinois, Mississippi, and New Mexico this weekend. I’m on the ground in Arkansas and will try to liveblog the convention here in the comments on this post.

April 8th at the Burgundy Hotel in Little Rock!

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Illinois Libertarian candidates win federal lawsuit against law making it illegal for medical marijuana groups to contribute to candidates

From Ballot Access News via blog:

On March 24, U.S. District Court Judge John Z. Lee, an Obama appointee, struck down a 2013 Illinois campaign finance law that makes it illegal for any medical cannabis cultivation center or dispensary organization to make a campaign contribution to a candidate for state or local office.… Read more ...

David Earl Williams III becomes first Illinois congressional candidate to endorse Gary Johnson

American Third Party Report: David Earl Williams III, an independent, officially qualified write-in candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 9th district and a former GOP candidate in the same district in 2014 (he received 14,158 votes, or 47.6% of the total, in the GOP primary running as a Ron Paul Republican), has become the first congressional candidate in Illinois to officially and publicly endorse Gary Johnson for president, via Dewforcongress.comRead more ...