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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 […]

2012 Green VP candidate Cheri Honkala challenges standardized testing in Philadelphia schools

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Green Party’s 2012 Vice Presidential candidate is taking a leading role in public school parents’ challenges to high stakes standardized testing.  Cheri Honkala, the parent of a child in the Philadelphia public school system, is also the national coordinator of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign. In October, Honkala sent […]

Madison Greens endorse 7 local candidates in Spring 2015 election

The Four Lakes Green Party, based in Dane County, Wisconsin, has issued endorsements in local elections for April 2015. From the Wisconsin Green Party: The Four Lakes Green Party has endorsed seven candidates for local office in Madison and Fitchburg. Help us elect more Greens to local government by volunteering, making a financial contribution, and […]

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