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Stein speaks at New York campaign fundraiser

Craig Seeman of the Green Party of New York State has posted multiple videos of presidential candidate Jill Stein speaking at a recent New York fundraiser for her campaign. Other speakers included CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin, hip-hop artist Immortal Technique, New… Continue Reading

Green Party of New York: “Open” primaries are not the answer

On Monday, the day before competitive Democratic and Republican presidential primaries in New York, the Green Party of New York said, “We are not surprised by reports of would-be voters in tomorrow’s presidential primary discovering that they do not, in… Continue Reading

Funiciello to enter New York U.S. House race this weekend

New York’s Watertown Daily Times reports that Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello will officially announce his candidacy for U.S. House in the state’s 21st District on Saturday. Funiciello sought the seat two years ago. Last fall, 2014 Democratic nominee Aaron Woolf urged Funiciello to run as a Democrat this time, but Funiciello declined to do […]

Hirsh to run for New York state Senate as Green

Newsday reports that Green Party candidate Laurence Hirsh “has formed a campaign committee to run in the April 19 special election in Nassau County’s 9th Senate District for the seat vacated by ex-Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos.” Hirsh was a Green candidate for the Nassau County Legislature in 2015.

Hawkins arrested at gas storage facility protest

Longtime Green Party activist Howie Hawkins was arrested Tuesday for his participation in the We Are Seneca Lake blockade against the Crestwood gas storage facility in upstate New York. According to the Green Party of New York, Hawkins “joined a U.S. armed forces veterans contingent in a human chain across the entrance to Crestwood Midstream […]

Green U.S. House candidate Funiciello calls for living wage

Matt Funiciello, the Green Party candidate for the New York 21st District U.S. House seat, co-writes a Huffington Post piece with Siena College economist Aaron Pacitti calling for the establishment of a living wage. They write, “Beginning on January 1, 2016, the minimum wage in New York rose to $9.00 per hour, a 12 percent […]

Gray Whann registers Green in advance of Glens Falls, New York mayoral run

New York’s Glens Falls Post-Star reports that Patti Gray Whann, a former Republican candidate for local office who had recently been registered with not party, has registered with the Green Party “as she solidified her decision to run for Glens Falls mayor in 2017.” She said, “To be a registered independent, you’re not a party […]

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