WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party has endorsed the Unity March for Puerto Rico, which will take place in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, November 19.Read more
The Green Party of California (GPCA) and the Green Party of Los Angeles County (GPLAC) have endorsed the Initiative to Repeal The Top Two Candidates Open Primary Law – a ballot measure that would overturn Top Two elections in California.
"Californians deserve more choice in elections, not less," says Michael Feinstein, former Mayor of Santa Monica and co-founder of the Green Party of California. "Top Two elections undermine democracy by limiting voters to only two general election choices, while driving up the cost of running for office and making ballot access more difficult.Read more
Join the Green Alliance of Southwest Missouri at the Joplin Public Library on November 21st at 5pm for our HISTORIC candidate announcements!
For too long candidates have ran unchecked and uncontested in Representative & Senate races across Southwest Missouri. Uncontested elections like these don't even give the illusion of a Democracy like what was envisioned by our countries founders.Read more
(FLINT, MI) – Volunteers from the Vehicle City Greens monitored the polls during Tuesday's election, correcting minor issues and ensuring election counts by electronic voting machines matched records kept by Election Inspectors.
"The Green Party is serious about the issue of election justice," said Group Leader John Early. "The laws of the State of Michigan allow political parties to have oversight over the election process. We want election workers to know that they are being held accountable to run the election in a fair and accurate manner and for voters in Flint to know that the Green Party intends to support their right to democratic and honest elections."Read more
This weekend the Young Greens (Youth Caucus of the Green Party of the United States) will be attending the 2017 SOA Watch Border Encuentro. There will be Green Party representation at the local, state, and national level at this year's convergence.
Tune in tomorrow and Saturday for our live streams via our Facebook page to learn about critical issues of border militarization and US imperialism in Latin America and beyond and how we can move forward as activists in solidarity and resistance.Read more
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party racked up several victories in local races in the Nov. 7 general election.
At least 127 Green candidates were on the ballot on Nov. 7, of whom at least 22 were elected. 13 ran for state or federal office, so the municipal victory count is 22 out 114 races. In all 2017 elections (not just Nov. 7), Greens won 44 out of 164 races.Read more
Green Party of Philadelphia calls for an elected School Board to replace the School Reform Commission
PHILADELPHIA, PA -- The Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP) applauds the tireless work of the grassroots coalition Our City Our Schools, whose pressure led Mayor Jim Kenney to announce on November 2 that he will abolish the School Reform Commission and return Philadelphia schools to local control. The state takeover of our schools by an unaccountable body has been a failed experiment, and this victory belongs to the many community activists who made their voices heard. However, Mayor Kenney's decision to move to a model of a Mayoral-appointed board is a missed opportunity to reorganize Philadelphia's public school system under the democratic control of its students, parents, and teachers.Read more
Waterford, CT – Waterford's 2017 municipal elections were highly contested, with over 50 candidates running on three different party lines. Newest to town is the Waterford Green Party, having been founded back in the fall of 2013. The Waterford Greens have been growing over the past several years, running their first candidate in 2014, and winning their first election in 2015. In the 2017 race they nearly doubled the size of their slate from 2015, endorsing a total of nine candidates.Read more
Voting is taking place today for 124 Green Party candidates. There are 14 candidates for state or federal offices, with the rest running for local offices, including 10 Mayoral candidates. In races earlier this year, Greens won 22 of 66 campaigns.
A full list of our 2017 candidates can be viewed here.Read more