Category Archives: Green Party

William Saturn: Third Party Rushmore (2013)

Originally posted by William Saturn, who also writes for IPR, at the Saturnalian:


The work alters Mount Rushmore to feature the top four third party and independent candidates from the past 25 years.

1. Ross Perot – Texas billionaire who ran two self-financed campaigns for president in 1992 and 1996.… Read more ...

Libertarians survive petition challenge in Illinois; Greens, Constitution Party fall short


Ballot Access News:

On August 22, the Illinois State Board of Elections certified the statewide Libertarian Party slate for the November ballot. The decision was not surprising, given that the “binder-check” process had found over 25,000 valid signatures, and that the Hearings Officer for that process had recommended that the petition be considered valid.

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Green Party: Demilitarize the police, end racism in the criminal justice system


For Immediate Release:
Thursday, August 21, 2014
This release is online at

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614,
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805,

Green Party: Demilitarize the police, end racial disparities and bring justice to the criminal justice system

• Greens speak out in the wake of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., warn about the emergence of a police state

• Green Party Speakers Bureau: Green leaders available to speak on the criminal justice system:

WASHINGTON, D.C.… Read more ...

Green Party Watch: Three MA Greens qualify for 2014 state ballot

From the Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party via Green Party Watch:

Three new names will appear statewide on the November 4 state election ballot following the delivery today of certified signature sheets to state offices in Boston, Fall River, and Springfield. The signatures were collected by an all-volunteer team on behalf of three Green-Rainbow Party candidates running for Secretary, State Treasurer, and State Auditor.… Read more ...

Seven Candidates Likely to be on New York November Ballot for Governor

From Ballot Access News:

August 19 is the petition deadline for New York independent candidates, and the nominees of unqualified parties, for state office. Here is a link to the petitions filed for the November ballot. It seems likely that there will be seven candidates on the November ballot for Governor: Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo; Republican Rob Astorino Green Party nominee Howie Hawkins; Libertarian Michael McDermott; the nominee of the Sapient Party, Steven Cohn; Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is 2 Damn High Party; and Michael Carey of the Life & Justice Party..… Read more ...

Iowa Candidate Filing Closes

From Ballot Access News:

Here is a list of Iowa candidates for federal and state office. The Libertarian Party and the New Independent Party of Iowa have candidates on the ballot for most of the statewide offices, and the Libertarian Party also has six legislative candidates. The Green Party has one legislative candidate.… Read more ...

Green Party DC Council candidate Puryear cites Urban Institute study in call for $15 livable wage


For immediate release:
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Scott McLarty, D.C. Statehood Green Party media coordinator, 202-904-7614,
Eugene Puryear, D.C. Statehood Green Party candidate for At-Large Member of D.C. Council, 202-556-1651, (web site:

D.C. Council At-Large candidate Eugene Puryear cites Urban Institute study in his call for a $15 livable-wage law

WASHINGTON, D.C.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: Free Randy Credico, Arresting for Taping Cops Unlawful

Randy Credico

From Howie Hawkins’ campaign website:

Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor, called today for the immediate release of fellow candidate Randy Credico and the dismissal of all charges.

Credico was arrested and detained over night in New York City when he began to videotape two white men aggressively stopping a Black man.… Read more ...

St. Petersburg Green Party Endorses Farid Khavari for Governor

Release from

The St. Petersburg local of the Green Party of Florida (GPFL) is proud to announce its endorsement of Farid A. Khavari, independent candidate for governor of Florida.

While Republican Governor Rick Scott and former Republican Governor Charlie Crist duke it out over how Florida is to manage its austerity budget, Khavari offers serious progressive solutions.… Read more ...

Connecticut Poll Shows Green Nominee for State Treasurer at 8%

Rolf Maurer

From Ballot Access News:

On August 8, Gravis Polls released a Connecticut poll, including State Treasurer. The results: Democrat Denise Nappier 39%, Republican Tim Herbst 28%, Green Party nominee Rolf Maurer 8%, undecided 25%. Those three candidates are the only ones on the November ballot.

Editor’s note: Maurer is also running for Comptroller.… Read more ...

DC Statehood Green Party: Eugene Puryear Endorsed by National Progressive Leaders

Eugene Puryear

Eugene Puryear has gained support from national and area progressive leaders in his campaign for At-Large Member of D.C. Council (

An online pitch for support and donations for the D.C. Statehood Green Party’s candidate was signed by several prominent progressive, Green, and antiwar activists, including former U.S.… Read more ...