Coordinated Campaign Committee Webinar: Open Call-In For Candidates
Tuesday, July 15, 9 PM Eastern
This conference call is designed especially for Greens who are running for office or considering a run in the near future. This call will be facilitated by various members of the Coordinated Campaign Committee (CCC). Candidates and other key campaign volunteers can simply call-in and ask any question related to campaigning.
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The fledgling Waterford Green Party has met some major milestones despite its growing pains.
Last week, party member Bill Collins won the state party nomination for the 38th District representative seat, making him the town party's first candidate for office. His 19-year-old son Baird Welch-Collins, who studies politics at Connecticut College, was recently nominated to represent the Connecticut Green Party in the Green Party National Committee. "I'd say the party has definitely grown faster than I expected it to," said Welch-Collins, head of public relations for the town party.
The group, established by college students, began meeting in fall 2013 and became an official branch of the state party in January. Party members are finalizing their constitution and campaigning to ban plastic bags at town businesses. The group is working to put together a concert during Waterford Week to benefit the United Nations World Food Program.
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