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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 […]

Virginia Green announces State Rep campaign

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 […]

Maine Greens nominate State Rep candidate for special election

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 […]

Green Party candidates to watch in April 2013 elections

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.

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