Category Archives: Green Party

New York Greens Nominate Candidate for Special U.S. House Election

James Lane

From Green Team NY, via Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Congratulations to James Lane, who was nominated by the Green Party of New York State to run as the candidate in the upcoming special election for the open seat in the 11th Congressional District.

Lane was the GP candidate for NYC Public Advocate in 2013, receiving 6,072 votes, beating out all other alternative party candidates.… Read more ...

Jesse Ventura talks about seeking Libertarian nomination, praises Cynthia McKinney as potential running mate

 

In the above recent interview, the former Independence Party Governor of Minnesota further explains an idea has talked about before: seeking the Libertarian presidential nomination at the 2016 convention, while refusing to become a member of the Libertarian Party and instead campaigning as a no-party-affiliation independent.

In the past Ventura has said that he would also want to reject the Libertarian ballot label, while still having Libertarian ballot access, which would not be possible in most states where the two are linked.… Read more ...

Anita Stewart: ‘Red My Lips: A Simple Act of Outright Defiance’

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by Anita Stewart at the Green Party GreenPapers.Net. Stewart was elected to the Soil and Water Conservation Board in Hillsborough County, FL in 2010 and served until 2014.

for Challenging the Rhetoric and Wise Women Media

Violence against women continues even though we as women think “we can bring home the bacon and fry it up in a pan,” to quote the old Enjoli perfume commercial from years ago.… Read more ...

Four Lakes Green Party Endorses Local Candidates for 2015 Election

Jake Johnson

From Dave Schwab at the Wisconsin Green Party website:

The Four Lakes Green Party has endorsed seven candidates for local office in Madison and Fitchburg.

Help us elect more Greens to local government by volunteering, making a financial contribution, and voting April 7th!

Samba Baldeh (Madison Alder District 17)

Samba Baldeh is a software engineer and community activist in Northeast Madison.… Read more ...

Anthony Gonzalez: Why I Would Support Stein over Sanders

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Via GreenPapers.Net. Originally posted on February 11 at The Politics of Courage
by Anthony Gonzalez


Jill Stein MD announced Friday she has formed a committee to explore the option of pursuing the Green Party’s presidential nomination after winning it in 2012 and subsequently receiving the highest percentage of the popular vote of any female presidential contender in a US general election — a percentage triple the one garnered by her party’s previous standard-bearer.… Read more ...

Green, Libertarian in Four-Way Maine Special Election

Ron Huber

From Mark Wachtler at Opposition News:

When Maine State Representative Elizabeth Dickerson announced she was resigning her seat and moving to Colorado last month, just ten days after taking office, a Special Election was announced to replace the Rockland Democrat. With the ballot finalized for the March 10th Special Election, voters will have four candidates to choose from – a Democrat, a Republican, a Green and a Libertarian.… Read more ...

Jill Stein: I Just Got Back from Texas

From Jill Stein 2016:

I just returned from a weeklong trip to Texas, and I wanted to let you know –

It’s unbelievably exciting how ready people are for a campaign that gives voice to what they believe and care about.

In Texas I met so many people doing inspiring work that it’s impossible to cover them all, but I wanted to share just a few highlights with you…

My first stop was Denton, where I met with Frack Free Denton, the people who passed the first fracking ban in Texas.… Read more ...

Maine Ballot Access Bill Has Hearing March 9

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Maine LD 507 will be heard in the Joint Committee on State and Local Government on Monday, March 9, at 10 a.m., in room 437 of the State House. This is the bill that sets a cap on the number of signatures needed for a candidate to get on the primary ballot of a party.… Read more ...

Green Party: Pressure Still Needed on Obama, Congress to Kill Keystone Pipeline

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Press release from the Green Party US:

Green Party leaders praised President Obama’s veto on Tuesday, Feb. 24, of legislation to authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, but said that those concerned about climate change, the environment, and public health must continue to demand rejection of the project.

“President Obama’s veto is very good news and it proves that activism and public pressure work.… Read more ...

Irregular Times: Hillary Clinton and Jill Stein on Fracking

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Posted by The Green Man at Irregular Times:

Is Hillary Clinton really the inevitable Democratic Party nominee for President in 2016? Only if Democrats are willing to ignore the environmentalist passions of many of their voters.

Jill Stein, a candidate for the Green Party’s presidential nomination, sent out a message to her supporters yesterday declaring of Clinton, “She just declared she’s pro-fracking.Read more ...