Category Archives: Green Party

Harvard Crimson: Harvard Grad Jill Stein Faces Uphill Battle for Presidency

Daniel P. Wood writing in the Harvard Crimson (H/T Ballot Access News):

The last time that Jill Stein ’72-’73 ran for President of the United States, she was arrested at a national debate.

While fellow Harvard graduates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama took to the stage, Green Party candidate Stein was barred from the forum.

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Green Party of Washington’s Jody Grage Discusses COP21 with Iran’s PressTV

From Peter Orvetti at Green Party Watch:

Green Party of Washington State Vice Chair Jody Grage was interviewed by Iran’s PressTV about demonstrations at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change that begins Monday in Paris.

Grage said Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein “will be at COP21 as well as some of the Global Greens.… Read more ...

Mark Wachtler: Working Families Party Turns Issues into Results

The WFP’s Wildaliz Bermudez will join 2 incumbent WFP members on the Hartford, CT City Council after her election victory earlier this month. Image courtesy of

From Mark Wachtler at Opposition News:

The Working Families Party doesn’t hesitate to enlist the old strategy of flooding another Party’s candidate with WFP support and votes.… Read more ...

Martin O’Malley and Jill Stein Likely to be the Only Presidential Candidates Who Will Receive Public Funding in January 2016

Jill Stein

Jill Stein

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Presidential candidates are free to be raising money now so as to qualify for primary season matching funds. However, the FEC won’t release any such funds until January 4, 2016. It seems likely that in January, two presidential candidates will start receiving the funds.… Read more ...

Green Party history updated on


Green-Convention-2012The Green Party history section of the party website at has been revised and fully updated.

The history narrative formerly covered only the years through 2000. The new version also covers the 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012 presidential campaigns, as well as the Green Party’s successes in several state legislative elections and many local elections across the United States.… Read more ...

Foster Gamble: “A thorough ‘libertarian’ would be a ‘voluntaryist’ or ‘anarchist.'”


Foster Gamble, one of the heirs to the Proctor & Gamble fortune, writer, host and producer of the 2011 documentary THRIVE, and self-described “radical voluntaryist” has published a detailed essay titled, “Defining Politics: Knowing what we are talking about could save our lives” on his Thrive Movement BLOG.  … Read more ...

Connecticut U.S. House Candidate Takes Part in Rally to End Hunger and Homelessness

From Peter Orvetti at Green Party Watch:

Connecticut’s Torrington Register-Citizen reports that Green Party Fifth District U.S. House candidate Stephanie Piddock was among the participants in the Rally to End Hunger and Homelessness in Torrington on Saturday.

Piddock and other participants toured The Gathering Place, a homeless hospitality center. During the tour, Piddock said, “Eradicating poverty is the most important issue facing society today.… Read more ...

Three Parties Have Already Told Texas they Intend to Petition in 2016

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Texas has a unique law saying a party that is not now on the ballot, but which intends to try to get on the ballot, must notify the Secretary of State at the beginning of any election year. So far, three parties have notified the Texas Secretary of State that they intend to try: (1) the Christian Party; (2) the Modern Whig Party; (3) the Veterans Party.… Read more ...