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Alternative parties criticize Illinois ballot access disparities

Central Illinois WJBC Radio 1230 reports on its website that alternative parties in Illinois “are pointing out the large disparities” in ballot access between them and the Democrats and Republicans. A Libertarian candidate for state comptroller said she “has to get at least five times more signatures than her Republican and Democrat opponents, which is […]

Sherman, Bradshaw win contested Illinois Green U.S. House primaries

Results are in from the two contested Green Party U.S. House primaries in Illinois Tuesday. With 98% of votes counted, Rob Sherman has defeated Warren Grimsley in the Fifth District by a margin of 60% to 40%. With 96% of votes counted, Paula Bradshaw has defeated Sadona Folkner in the 12th District by a margin […]

Sherman, Bradshaw win contested Illinois Green U.S. House primaries

Results are in from the two contested Green Party U.S. House primaries in Illinois Tuesday. With 98% of votes counted, Rob Sherman has defeated Warren Grimsley in the Fifth District by a margin of 60% to 40%. With 96% of votes counted, Paula Bradshaw has defeated Sadona Folkner in the 12th District by a margin […]

Stein talks with NPR Illinois

NPR Illinois interviewed Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein in advance of the state’s March 15 primaries. A 10-minute segment was broadcast on 89.3 FM Pittsfield and 91.9 FM Springfield, with an additional 14 minutes broadcast online. The site also carries the audio of a half-hour speech Stein made on “Working for Our Political Environment […]

Stein speaks at University of Illinois

The University of Illinois Daily Illini reports on Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s Wednesday night speech at the university. Stein, “the Green Party’s leading candidate for the 2016 presidential election,” is “the only presidential candidate to visit the University this election cycle.” She said “she believes is that massive changes need to be made […]

Green Party presidential primary calendar

This is a partial list of Green Party state-level presidential nominating events. This list will be updated when possible, and all available results will be posted on Green Party Watch.     Arizona: Primary (March 22) California: Primary (June 7) Colorado: State party meeting (April 3) Delaware: Convention (May) District of Columbia: Primary (June 14) […]

Illinois Green Party petition calls for Emanuel, Alvarez resignations

The Illinois Green Party has launched an online petition calling for the resignation of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, saying that “citizens of Chicago will no longer endure the corruption and lies emanating from the highest offices of the city. We deserve honest elected officials who protect and serve […]

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