Category Archives: Green Party

Five Candidates Remain on New York Gubernatorial Ballot, Two Removed

Jimmy McMillan

From Ballot Access News:

On September 26, the Rent is 2 Damn High Party petition for New York Governor was held invalid. See this story. The story does not mention another ticket, the candidacy of Michael J. Carey under the label “Life & Justice”; but according to the New York State Board of Elections web page, that petition was also invalidated.… Read more ...

Free & Equal to Host Colorado Gubernatorial Debate, Will Announce Moderator 9/30

Official release from Free & Equal Elections Foundation:

Greetings Free and Equal Supporters!

A press conference will be held on September 30th, 2014 at 10AM MT in Infinity Park Plaza in Glendale, CO, by the Free and Equal Elections Foundation, a non-partisan electoral reform organization, to announce the moderator for their Gubernatorial Debate on October 8th.… Read more ...

Illinois Herald: Green Bradshaw Hits Rep. Enyart for Yes Vote on ISIS War

By Mark Wachtler

It’s a rematch in the race for the 12th US Congressional District in Illinois. And according to national Republican pollsters, first-term Democratic incumbent Bill Enyart is one of the many vulnerable Congressmen currently in jeopardy of being thrown out of office this November. Nobody would like to see than more than the Green Party candidate for the seat Paula Bradshaw.… Read more ...

William Saturn: Third Party Rushmore (2013)

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

ThirdPartyRushmore

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

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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

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
Thursday, August 21, 2014
This release is online at http://www.gp.org/newsroom/press-releases/details/4/730

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

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: http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-criminal.php

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

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D.C. STATEHOOD GREEN PARTY
For immediate release:
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, D.C. Statehood Green Party media coordinator, 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
Eugene Puryear, D.C. Statehood Green Party candidate for At-Large Member of D.C. Council, 202-556-1651, info@eugenepuryear.com (web site: http://www.EugenePuryear.com)

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 ...