Green candidate Flowers uninvited from Maryland Senate debate

Maryland Green Party U.S. Senate candidate Margaret Flowers says she has been uninvited from a January debate sponsored by Progressive Neighbors. Flowers says she was told her invitation was revoked because Rep. Chris Van Hollen, who is seeking the Democratic nomination, objected. Flowers said, “The reality is that because I don’t take corporate dollars, I […]

Illinois Green Whitney addresses Prairie Fire Bioneers Conference

Two-time Illinois Green Party gubernatorial nominee Rich Whitney delivered the keynote address at the Prairie Fire Bioneers Conference at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, Friday evening. Whitney said, “The Green Party, because we are free, we’re not prisoners of the corporate-minded thinking of the Democrats or the Republicans. We can embrace these sound public policy […]

Hypothetical Green ticket wins 3.3% in mock presidential election

A hypothetical Green Party 2016 national ticket of Jill Stein for president and Knox College Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Peter Schwartzman for vice president received 3.3% of the vote in the Western Illinois University Mock Presidential Election, a two-week simulation of the nomination and campaign processes of the four largest U.S. political parties. Stein […]

Waterford, Connecticut, Green Party notches first win

Connecticut’s New London Day reports that “two years ago, the members of the Waterford Green Party were trying to just get candidates from their party on to the town’s ballot,” but on Tuesday, “the small but determined group had successfully run a candidate for a townwide office — albeit in an uncontested race — and […]

Stein says her campaign can be “Plan B” for Sanders supporters

On its website, teleSUR interviews Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein about her campaign. Stein told teleSUR, “The Democratic Party is not going to allow Bernie Sanders to squeak through, so where would we be if we don’t have a Plan B? When Bernie gets knocked out of contention, there would be no place for […]

At least 10 of 12 California Greens on ballot this week elected

The Green Party of California announced that at least 10 of the 12 Greens or Green-endorsed candidates on the ballot across the state on Tuesday were elected. The winners were: James Clay Carver, South Bay Union School District Governing Board Member (incumbent) Jacob Coan, South Bay Union School District Governing Board Member (incumbent) Nanette Corley, […]

Cherney posts platform for prospective presidential campaign

Darryl Cherney, who is exploring a Green Party presidential candidacy, has shared his platform online and is seeking signatures of support. Cherney says he has “been an Earth First! organizer and troubadour for 29 years,” and is “a film producer (Who Bombed Judi Bari?, 2012), recording artist, fundraiser, firewood provider, and a manager of affordable […]

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