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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Jeff Staples, a mechanic from Chesapeake, has announced a Green campaign for Virginia House of Delegates District 81. From HamptonRoads.com: A Green Party candidate from Chesapeake announced he’ll challenge Del. Barry Knight, R-Virginia Beach, in the 81st House District. Knight won without a challenger in 2013. Candidate Jeff Staples wrote Thursday on his Facebook page: “Tired […]
From the Bangor Daily News: ROCKLAND, Maine — An environmental activist has been nominated by the Maine Green Independent Party to be its nominee for the vacant Rockland-area House seat. Ron Huber of Rockland was picked by the Greens at a caucus Saturday in Rockland. Huber is executive director of Friends of Penobscot Bay. He […]
Several Green Party candidates are drawing attention for their campaigns in local elections that will take place in April 2013. The candidates are profiled below.