Category Archives: Green Party

Hawkins and Cuomo (Impersonator) Together at Village Halloween Parade

Press Release from the Howie Hawkins for New York Governor campaign:

Media Availability
Howie the Vampire Capitalism Slayer Together With Andrew Cuomo*

Howie Hawkins, Governor candidate – Green Party
Masked Governor Cuomo*, Governor Candidate – D, WEP, WFP, IND and a partridge in a pear tree
Brian Jones, Green Party Lt.… Read more ...

David Schwartzman Challenges Rivals to a Foot Race Across DC

Press Release from the DC Statehood Green Party:

David Schwartzman, candidate for “Shadow” U.S. Senator (, is challenging his competitors to a foot race across Washington, D.C. on Friday, October 31.

“I challenge my opponents to a running race from Adams Morgan, 18th Street and Columbia Road NW, starting at 10 a.m.… Read more ...

Green Party: Time to Revive Peace Movement, Stop Bipartisan Policy of Endless War

Green Party press release:

The Green Party of the United States is calling for a new antiwar movement in response to the renewal of U.S. military involvement in Iraq.

Greens said that dropping bombs in Iraq and Syria is unlikely to bring peace and stability to the region. The open-ended campaign includes more than a thousand U.S.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins Makes Appeal for Teachout Voters, Criticizes Working Families Party

Howie Hawkins

Howie Hawkins is the Green Party candidate for Governor of New York. Press Release from the Hawkins campaign:

In a Monday morning media conference call Green Party Governor candidate Howie Hawkins made a direct appeal to Zephyr Teachout’s supporters. He then blasted the Working Families Party (WFP) for its cynical, sad and impotent strategy to convince its members and supporters that somehow voting Cuomo on the WFP line makes him a progressive.… Read more ...

Alameda County Greens Ask CA Voters to Cast Blank Ballots for Statewide Races

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

The Alameda County Green Party here suggests that California voters vote next month, but that they cast blank ballots for all the seven partisan statewide races. California is the only state this year in which voters cannot vote for any statewide partisan office unless they vote for a Democrat or a Republican.… Read more ...

TX Green Files Emergency Complaint Against Univision over Debate Lockout

Emily Sanchez

From KGNS TV via Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Emily “Spicybrown” Sanchez, the Green Party’s candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, filed an Emergency Complaint with the Federal Communication Commission’s Media Bureau seeking inclusion in a Univision Dallas debate scheduled to take place Friday, October 24, 2014.… Read more ...

2012 Green VP Candidate Arrested Protesting Philadelphia School Budget Cuts


Photo Credit: Harvey Finkle

Earlier this month, during a protest against school budget cuts Philadelphia police arrested Cheri Honkala, the Green Party’s 2012 Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate and National Coordinator of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign.  Honkala’s son attended the Moffett Elementary School, a Philadelphia elementary school that is scheduled to be closed, and was joined by a group of parents, students, and school district staff. … Read more ...

SC Green Faces Democrat as Republican Speaker of the House Resigns

Sue Edward SC GP nominee for House District 114

From Green Party Watch:

Sue Edward, a long time co-chair of the South Carolina Green Party, has had a golden opportunity laid at her feet. The incumbent she is running against is House Speaker Bobby Harrell.

Harrell has been under investigation for two years under pressure from Republican and libertarian groups.… Read more ...

Three More Democrats Endorse Howie Hawkins for New York Governor

Howie Hawkins

Press Release from the Hawkins campaign:

Progressive and Democratic anger at Governor Cuomo on everything from fracking to the Moreland Commission on corruption, from tax breaks for the rich to too much money in politics has pushed progressive support towards Howie Hawkins. That building groundswell of support amongst traditional grassroots base groups of the Democratic Party is awakening voters to the Green Party candidate’s campaign and progressive credentials.… Read more ...

NY Green, Libertarian Gov Candidates in Debate with D, R candidates tonight

Michael McDermott, Libertarian for Governor of NY, 2014

Howie Hawkins, Green for Governor of NY, 2014

Email from Mark Axinn:

This is it!

8:00 p.m. tonight (Eastern Daylight Time), Wednesday, Ocotober 22 (right about exactly the time I am posting this -p).

Libertarian candidate Michael McDermott debates Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo, Republican challenger Rob Astorino and Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins in Buffalo, New York.… Read more ...

MA Secretary of State Candidate Danny Factor Arrested at Silver Maple Forest Demonstration

Danny Factor (in orange jacket) is arrested along with other protesters at the Silver Maple Forest in Belmont

From the Green-Rainbow Party website:

The cutting of trees was part of a pre-emptive strike by O’Neill properties, a Pennsylvania-based real estate developer who wants to build 300 condominiums on the site of the forest.… Read more ...