Archive for the tag 'local elections'
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.