Cook County voters, be aware: the Illinois Green Party is an established party in Cook County, with a primary ballot for the March 20th election, and a valid write-in candidate (who will need 1,720 write-in votes to qualify for the November general ballot).
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO VOTE IN THE GREEN PARTY PRIMARY IN SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY!Read more
(Missoula, Mt) Montana Green Party announces that it has received commitment statements from five of the candidates who will be running on their ticket in 2018.
On Friday the Montana Green party issued a statement denouncing John Gibney of HD85 for his refusal to apologize for the bigoted remarks he made during an anti-immigration rally in 2016. In this statement party leaders addressed the concerns which have been raised regarding the legitimacy of their remaining 5 candidates; stating that they had requested each of these candidates to issue statements regarding their commitment to the Green Party and its values.Read more
Following the deadline for submitting qualifying signatures, the Maine Green Independent Party has six candidates who will appear on Maine House ballots this November. This follows the early-season good news of Green Gil Harris's election to the Limerick Board of Selectmen, along with a number of other municipal candidates.
"This is an exciting group of candidates," said Maine Green Independent Party Co-Chair Niomi Larrivee, "representing the broad spectrum of voices that has been attracted to the Maine Green Independents."Read more
Reps. Rosenthal, Pabon, Valdez, Gray prioritize profits over human rights
Denver, CO, March 16, 2018 -- Colorado Greens express outrage over the indefinite postponement of HB 18-1067, the Colorado Right to Rest Act, yesterday in the State House Local Government committee, effectively killing the bill via procedural motion. House Democrats were split over the motion to indefinitely suspend the bill.Read more
The Green Party of Philadelphia supports Philadelphia students participating in today’s National School Walkout to protest Congress’ inaction on gun control legislation. A vast majority of Americans support more gun control and our government's years of inaction is yet another example of how we do not have a functioning democracy. Today we stand with the students and call for action on gun control in the Pennsylvania legislature.
The recent gun control legislation passed in Florida marks a major victory for student and family activists from Parkland. "We salute the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for turning this tragedy into a call to action. It's thrilling to see young people stepping so powerfully and fearlessly into the role of activist to create the change they want, need, and deserve," said Michael Georgeson, GPOP City Committee Recording Secretary.Read more
From GPNY Co-Chair Gloria Mattera:
Today my sadness for those who continue to lose loved ones to preventable gun violence is accompanied by the pride I feel for my son Peter Sweeney and his fellow students at Brooklyn Tech High School for participating in today's historic, nationwide walkout for serious action on gun control.Read more
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party of the United States will hold its 2018 Annual National Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, from Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 22.
Greens will convene at the University of Utah. The meeting will feature Green Party panels, workshops, meetings of the Green National Committee, and other events. Green candidates running in 2018 and elected officials are expected to attend.Read more
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Women's Caucus of the Green Party of the United States has endorsed the March 24 "March for Our Lives" and other student walk-outs in protest of gun violence in their schools in the wake of the horrific mass murders at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14, 2018, in which 17 people were killed and 14 were wounded.
Slayings at schools where parents trust that their children will be safe and protected appear to be on the rise. The Chicago Tribune has written that between 2000 and 2010, of the recorded 57 shooting incidents in 36 countries, 28 of them occurred in the United States.Read more
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Green Party leaders said that the Trump administration's economic sanctions and threats of military intervention in Venezuela, along with belligerent policies targeting other countries, have made the U.S. an increasing obstacle to global security and stability. The Green Party declared its solidarity with the people of Venezuela and support for their well-being and right to govern their own affairs without U.S. meddling.
Greens called Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's warning of a military coup a patent threat in light of the Venezuelan election in April, which might give President Nicolas Maduro another six-year term.Read more