From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:
The national Green Party has issued this press release, which says the party has started its petition to obtain party status in Missouri. The name of the party in Missouri is the Progressive Party. The Green presidential candidate has not been on the ballot in Missouri since 2000.… Read more ...
Release from OAI, distributed by the Libertarian Party:
In 2012, four candidates for U.S. President qualified for enough states’ ballots to potentially achieve a majority in the Electoral College. Only four.
One of those candidates was Gov. Gary Johnson, nominee of the Libertarian Party. The others were Dr. Jill Stein, nominee of the Green Party, and of course, President Obama and Gov.… Read more ...
Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:
Suddenly, the mass media is writing about or televising the conditions in West Baltimore. Conditions that Washington Post columnist, Eugene Robinson, summarized as decades long “suffocating poverty, dysfunction and despair.”
Suddenly, reporters and camera teams are discovering Baltimore’s inner city—crumbling or abandoned housing; mass unemployment; too many merchants gouging the locals (the poor pay more); too many drug dealers; schools, roads and sidewalks in serious disrepair; debris everywhere; lack of municipal services (which are provided to the wealthier areas of the city); and, as always, grinding poverty and its many vicious circle consequences.… Read more ...
From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:
On May 7, the Libertarian Party and the Green Party of Arizona asked the Ninth Circuit to reconsider the April 2015 decision in Arizona Libertarian Party v Bennett, 13-16254. The issue is the voter registration form, which gives the two largest parties a checkbox but requires voters who wish to register into any other qualified party to write-in the name of that party in the “other” line.… Read more ...
The Arizona Green Party (AZGP) invites all registered Greens & guests to attend our next General Membership meeting & 25th Anniversary Celebration!
Saturday, May 30, 2015—9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Raul H. Castro SBS Building, Room 110
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ 86001
(Intersection of McConnell & Knoles Drive; Building 65 on campus map)
County chapter, Green Party-US & working committee reports
Call to Action (Green Party voter registration & recruiting Green Party candidates for the 2016 Election)
Keynote Speaker—Dr.… Read more ...
Kathryn Bullington recently conducted this interview with 2012 Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein at the Independent Voter Network (IVN). Stein is seeking the party’s nomination again in 2016. An excerpt:
K.B. – The Greens have worked hard and played by the rules to get on the ballot. What do you think about top-two primaries?… Read more ...
Email blast from the Green Independent Party (Maine Green Party US affiliate):
There are going to be two different questions on the ballot regarding the legalization of Marijuana.
The Maine Green Independent Party’s steering committee was deliberating whether or not we should put our efforts behind one of them as an organization or not.… Read more ...
“Healing Our Communities”
Join us Saturday, May 30 in Worcester at the Unitarian Church, located at 80 Main Street. The convention will commence at 9:00 am and close at 5:00 pm.
Our theme, Healing Our Communities, is intended to set the tone of positive engagement and particularly encouraging and empowering people to run for elected office.… Read more ...
From the Green Party US website:
The Green Party of the United States will hold its 2014 Annual National Meeting, in St. Louis, Missouri, from Thursday, July 23 to Sunday, July 26.
Greens will convene at the University of Missouri-Saint Louis (http://umsl.edu). The 2015 meeting will feature Green Party panels, workshops, meetings of the Green National Committee, and other events.… Read more ...
From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News
On May 5, New Paltz, New York, held an election for village offices. The election was non-partisan. Incumbent Mayor Jason West, a member of the Green Party, placed second in a four-candidate race, so he was not re-elected. See this story.… Read more ...
Peter Bevan-Baker has made P.E.I. political history by winning the Green Party of Canada’s first seat in the P.E.I. legislature.
Bevan-Baker was winning his district with an 900-vote lead over incumbent Liberal Valerie Docherty, who was at 1,001 votes with 11 of 12 polls reporting. Bevan-Baker dominated the district, taking 54 per cent of the votes.… Read more ...