2017 Election Central
All day Tuesday, November 7, we'll be reporting election news here as it comes in. As evening rolls around, we'll begin reporting results. Submit reports and results.Tweets by GreenPartyUS
Now that the returns are in, I would like to extend on everyone's behalf our congratulations and our gratitude to our many fine candidates in this election. Particular admiration is owing to Jeff Staples, who garnered nearly 16% of the vote in a safe Democratic district, and to Will King, whose outstanding campaign garnered over 5% of the vote in a tough, highly partisan district. Continue reading
Unofficial results from the race for St Louis Alderman, Ward 2, show Elston McCowan finishing third with 8.6% of the vote.
St Paul also has a ranked choice voting system. With 20 of 96 precincts reporting, Elizabeth Dickinson is 4th out of 10 candidates, with 5.92% of the first choice votes.
Initial returns from Minneapolis show that Cam Gordon has been overwhelmingly reelected. Samantha Pree-Stinson and Terry White ran strong, but unsuccessfull campaigns. Running against 3 other candidates in a Ranked Choice system, White finished second as first choice, second as second choice and first as third choice. Running against 3 other candidates in a Ranked Choice system, Pree-Stinson, finished fourth as first-choice, third as second choice and first as third choice. Continue reading
Earlier I had the privilege to vote for @KaperDaleForGov @Lisardurden Anyone on a ballot has a chance at winning, no party is entitled to your vote they earn it, polls are rigged to favor the duopoly & true progressives in NJ are ready for a change #GreenParty #GreenPartyNJ #GPNJ Continue reading
While the two major party candidates have gotten much of the money and media attention, #GreenParty gubernatorial ticket #LisaDurden4LieutenantGovernor and #SethKaperDale4Governor focuses on New Jersey's most vulnerable residents; People of Color, The Poor and Women & Children. Independent candidates Seth Kaper-Dale and his running mate Lisa Durden joined Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron on NJTV News to discuss their strategy to engage unlikely voters. Continue reading