Below are noteworthy Green Party candidates currently running for office.
For a more complete list of current candidates, please visit the Green Party Elections Database.
A Green Party candidate for the Pittsburgh City Council seat held by Anthony Coghill is hoping to capitalize on a progressive movement that propelled state Rep. Ed Gainey to a win over Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto last week. “People in Pittsburgh and across the country are beginning to realize we need bold change and we can’t wait for the same old boys to do it for us. We are here to make it for ourselves,” Connor Mulvaney said Tuesday evening. He was speaking at a kickoff to his campaign, livestreamed from the war memorial cannon in the city’s Brookline neighborhood Continue reading
The lesson thus far of the special election campaign to replace Democratic former state Sen. John Blake is that Blake should not have resigned — especially without using his political capital to smooth the way for a competent successor. Blake, an effective legislator, uncharacteristically shirked his responsibility when he resigned recently and took a job as economic development policy director for U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright of Moosic. Blake cited personal matters and frustration with being in the minority at the Capitol. That’s understandable, but the solution is to serve out the term and retire rather than to leave a void. Continue reading
Why I’m Running for Raleigh City Council As I start up my campaign, I feel it is important to talk about some of the events that formed who I am, good and bad. My name is Joshua Bradley and I am running for Raleigh City Council at Large this year. When I am elected I will fight for: Continue reading
Thank you for your interest in my campaign for a position on the Board of Education for the Schenectady City School District. I announced on Facebook back in February that I am running again for a position this year on the Schenectady school board. The purpose of this post (and subsequent posts that will be linked to here) is to re-introduce myself to you the people of Schenectady, and to lay out my background, and my positions on some of the main issues around public education in the city of Schenectady. I welcome any questions you might have, and you are encouraged to contact my campaign via email at [email protected] or through the campaign page on Facebook. Continue reading
If Marlene Sebastianelli emerges after the May 18 special election as the new Pennsylvania state senator for the 22nd District, voters can finally expect a legitimate champion of the people. Current state Rep. Marty Flynn is the endorsed Democratic Party nominee for the job loyal Democrat John Blake held for years. Every political prima donna blessed by political bosses needs to get KO’d sooner or later. Continue reading
A nursing home consultant from Blakely has joined the state Senate race as the Green Party candidate. Marlene Sebastianelli, 48, joins state Rep. Marty Flynn, D-113, Scranton, and Republican Lackawanna County Commissioner Chris Chermak in the May 18 special election contest for the seat left vacant by Sen. John Blake's March 8 resignation. Continue reading
Madelyn Hoffman, the Green Party of New Jersey's candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2020, today announces her intention to seek the nomination of the Green Party of New Jersey for Governor in 2021. Hoffman announced that she will begin gathering signatures to be placed on the ballot in November, and working to earn the support of activists around the state. State Election rules require that she obtain a minimum of 800 valid signatures from registered voters in New Jersey. These signatures must be submitted either electronically or in hard copy before 4:00pm on June 8th. Continue reading
PHILADELPHIA – The Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) is proud to announce that it now has candidates now running for office in six PA Counties. Of course, the Green Party is still assembling prospective candidates for local office: school board, judge of elections, town auditor, etc. GPPA Co-chair Beth Scroggin (Chester County) explained, “If you embrace the Green Party's values and have ever thought about running for office, this is your year! There is a wide variety of local positions available, and you can make decisions that will directly impact the lives of those in your community." Continue reading
MADISON, WI – The Four Lakes Green Party held a candidate forum for Green-endorsed candidates for Madison Common Council in the April 6, 2021 election. Candidates in attendance were Patrick Heck, Charly Rowe, Brian Benford, Ayomi Obuseh, Juliana Bennett, Tessa Echeverria, Grant Foster, and Rebecca Kemble. They discussed the campaign and answered questions on important local issues including police reform, transportation, water quality, ballot questions about restructuring the Madison Common Council, and more. Continue reading
Running Green For NYC Council In District 22 Edwin DeJesus is an endorsed Green Party candidate for New York City Council and a very firm supporter of populist ideas such as Medicare for All, a Green New Deal and Universal Basic Income. He is running as a Green candidate to revive its platform after Gov. Cuomo passed legislation last year to destroy 3rd Party ballot access in NY. Ultimately, his campaign's mission is to build a path forward for Ranked-Choice Voting in ALL elections - not just the Democrat or Republican primaries. Continue reading