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
Regarding the earlier update, http://www.gp.org/two_more_wins_in_connecticut, Jean DeSmet was NOT elected Mayor. The final tally indicated that she finished second.
Merrily Mazza was re-elected to the Lafayette, Colorado City Council. The Daily Camera summed up Mazza's victory: Mazza, whose base is perhaps best represented from the city's most progressive anti-oil and gas activists, held fourth in later returns with more than 10 percent. It's a number that shows the community's willingness to resist fracking headed toward the city, she said Tuesday as updated vote counts painted a more fixed picture of the city's new leadership. Continue reading
Congratulations to Dave Ochmanowicz and Stuart Chen-Hayes on winning their elections to School Board and Judge of Elections respectively! I also want to acknowledge & congratulate the hard work of Bucks Greens Ann DiCampello, who ran for Bristol Twp Council, and Walt Jeranek, who chaired Jules Mermelstein's statewide campaign for Superior Court Judge. Continue reading
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. Continue reading