Congratulations to our 2014 GPNYS candidates!
Howie Hawkins, Governor and Brian Jones, Lt. Governor: 176,269, 4.74%
Ramon Jimenez, Attorney General: 76,697, 2.06%
Theresa Portelli, Comptroller: 92,926, 2.50%
Hank Bardel, CD11, Brooklyn/Staten Island: 2,558, 2.43%
Paul Gilman – State Senate, District 11 Queens: 2,688, 6.32%
Carl Lundgren – State Senate, District 34 Bronx/Westchester: 1,547, 3.80%
Jeff Peress – State Assembly, District 13 Nassau: 367, 1.25%
Daniel Zuger- State Assembly, District 85 Bronx: 87, 0.83%
Daniel Vila CD13, Manhattan/Bronx: 9,231, 10.72%
William Stevenson CD2, LI: 2,197, 1.56%
Matt Funiciello, CD21, North Country: 18,404, 10.90%
The Green Party made several advances in the 2014 general election on November 4, with Green candidates winning 27 seats and ballot lines held for most state Green Parties. http://www.gp.org/press/pr-national.php?ID=749
Green Party leaders and candidates strongly condemned the Supreme Court's Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores ruling, and said that the decision should motivate more people to demand single-payer national health care and abolition of corporate "personhood."
The Green Party of the United States has endorsed the "The Global Climate Convergence -- Earth Day to May Day, 2014" (http://globalclimateconvergence.org), joining the Green Shadow Cabinet and other organizations in a series of events to take place from April 22 to May 1.
The Green Party called for an immediate halt to all drone warfare and for the Obama Administration to comply with the Constitution's assignment of war powers to Congress. Read more>>
"President Obama is standing at a crossroads right now. He can say no to the Keystone XL pipeline and prove that his administration is serious about reducing production and consumption of fossil fuels. Or he can satisfy Big Oil and major investors by okaying the pipeline's conveyance of dirty, dangerous tar-sands crude oil from Canada across the U.S.," said Darryl! L.C. Moch, co-chair of the Green Party of the United States.