Get Out The Green Vote on the June 5th Elections
The June 5th primary Election is jsut around the corner and voting by mail has already begun. We have been campaigning and phone banking for our amazing Green and corporate-free candidates and they need your vote! We invite you to change the heart of politics!
We need YOU to Get Out The Green Vote and spread the word about our Green and Corporate-free candidates who will fight for ‘We the People’. #WeAreGreen
Green Party of Santa Clara County
June 5th Primary Election
- Request a vote-by-mail ballot by May 29, 2018
- Return by mail must be postmarked on/before June 5th
- Polls are open on Election Day: Tuesday June 5, 7am - 8 pm
- In Person voter registration at your County’s Registrar of Voters now to June 5th - Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters, 1555 Berger Drive, Building 2, San Jose, CA 95112
GPSCC Endorsed Candidates
YES on Prop 68: 'Authorizes Bonds Funding Parks, Natural Resources Protection, Climate Adaptation, Water Quality and Supply, and Flood Protection.'
YES on Prop 69: 'Requires That Certain New Transportation Revenues Be Used for Transportation Purposes. Legislative Constitutional Amendment.'
NO on Prop 70: 'Requires Legislative Supermajority Vote Approving Use of Cap-and-trade Reserve Fund. Legislative Constitutional Amendment.'
YES on Prop 71: 'Sets Effective Date for Ballot Measures. Legislative Constitutional Amendment.'
YES on Prop 72: 'Permits Legislature to Exclude Newly Constructed Rain-Capture Systems From Property-Tax Reassessment Requirement. Legislative Constitutional Amendment.'
For details on state propositions, see pages 1 and 10 of the Green Party of Alameda County Voter Guide.
Local and Regional Measures
YES on Santa Clara CA, Measure A:
'By-District Council Elections and Ranked-Choice Voting Charter Amendment.' Learn more here.
NO on San Jose, Measure B:
'Evergreen Senior home initiative' Learn more here.
Other Corporate-Free GPCA Endorsed Statewide Candidates
U.S. Senate - John Parker, Peace & Freedom Party
Controller - Mary Lou Finley, Peace & Freedom Party
Insurance Commissioner - Nathalie Hrizi, Peace & Freedom Party
Treasurer - Kevin Akin, Peace & Freedom Party
Vote NO on Measure B - San José Senior Housing
On June 5, 2018, San Jose voters will have the opportunity to vote NO on Measure B. Measure B, also known as the “Evergreen Senior Homes Initiative,” would facilitate residential sprawl citywide—including in North Coyote Valley. Please join us in saying NO to sprawl and NO on Measure B.
LEARN MORE HERE.
Vote YES on Measure A - Santa Clara RCV Election
Measure A is a charter amendment that would allow us to use Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) in all city elections, including for our directly-elected mayor, city clerk, chief of police and city council seats. The city council would be elected from two districts, each with three seats, to help ensure more balanced neighborhood representation. LEARN MORE HERE.
GPSCC May Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, May 24th, 7 – 9 PM
San Jose Peace and Justice Center - 48 S. 7th St. San José
At our April meeting we met at the Santa Clara Library and welcomed two new members and a guest and reviewed the Spring 2018 Standing General Assembly votes on GPCA proposals, we recaped our Q1 activities and discussed Q2 goals of campaigning for our endorsed candidates and focusing on community building.
GPSCC May 2018 Events
Ongoing - EVERY Saturday Anti-War Street Rally in Santa Clara - 11:30-12:30 pm - corner of Stevens Creek Blvd. & Winchester Blvd. Join the ANTI-WAR Street Rally.
May 24 - Green Party of Santa Clara County Monthly Meeting - 7 - 9 pm – San Jose Peace and Justice Center, 48 S. 7th St. San José. Join the Santa Clara County Green Party for our monthly meeting to learn about our plans and actions.
May 27 - Tabling at Evergreen Farmers Market - 9 - 1 pm - 4055 Evergreen Village Sq, San Jose. Stop by and check out this beautiful little market and enjoy a day of community, registering voters and help us spread the word for NO on Measure B campaign.
May 28 - Political Revolution Reading Group - 7 - 9 pm, San José Peace and Justice Center, 48 S. 7th St. San Jose. Group will discuss Daniel Ellsberg’s 'The Doomsday Machine', a 2017 memoir recounting Ellsberg’s experiences as a nuclear war planner for the RAND Corporation.
June 2 - Tabling at the Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival - 10 - 4 pm - S. Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale. Come enjoy this fun and family friendly festival, and stop by our table to talk about People, Planet, Peace over profit with us!
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San Jose, CA 95112