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Newspaper endorses Marin County, California Green for school board

The Marin Independent Journal has endorsed Marin County, California Green Party co-chair Marnie Glickman for the Dixie School District school board. The newspaper writes that Glickman is one of just two candidates “who are parents of children in Dixie schools. That day-to-day contact with district schools is helpful to any school board. … Glickman, best […]

Minnesota Greens endorse Black Lives Matter spokesman for St. Paul school board

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that the Green Party Minnesota Fourth Congressional District “endorsed Black Lives Matter spokesman Rashad Turner as a write-in school board candidate for the St. Paul Public Schools” on Sunday. Turner, a graduate student in education leadership, said in a statement, “I plan on keeping students first and doing what’s […]

Green candidate submits signatures for Portland, Maine mayoral race

Maine Green Independent Party candidate Tom MacMillan has submitted ballot access signatures for his run for mayor of Portland, Maine. The Portland Press-Herald says “he is running, in part, based on his role to place a question on the November ballot asking residents to raise the local minimum wage to $15 per hour.” In 2012, […]

Green Davis removed from Philadelphia ballot despite court ruling

Green Party of Philadelphia chair Glenn C. Davis has been removed from that city’s November ballot for city commissioner, Ballot Access News reports, “on the grounds that he didn’t have enough signatures.” Davis plans to appeal the ruling. BAN says the judge “was not moved by the fact that last month, the procedure for checking […]

Philadelphia Green Party candidate faces petition challenge despite court ruling

Ballot Access News reports that Glenn C. Davis, Green Party candidate for Philadelphia city commissioner, is facing a petition challenge “even though on July 24, 2015, a U.S. District Court struck down Pennsylvania’s challenge procedures as applied to the Constitution, Green, and Libertarian parties.” Davis is the chair of the Green Party of Philadelphia.

Howie Hawkins and other Greens announce local campaigns in Syracuse NY

From the Syracuse Green Party: The Green Party of Onondaga County designated three candidates at its county convention on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at the Peace and Social Justice Center at 2013 East Genesee Street in Syracuse: Raymond Blackwell for Commissioner of Education, Frank Cetera for 2nd District City Councilor, and Howie Hawkins for City Auditor. […]

NY Greens on the ballot today in NYC, New Paltz

On May 5th, two prominent New York Greens are on the ballot in New York City and New Paltz. James Lane is the Green candidate for the special congressional election in NY-11, which covers Staten Island and part of Brooklyn. A longtime Green who has been active in the Black Lives Matter movement and a […]

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