2022 Candidates


Below are noteworthy Green Party candidates currently running for office.


Strategic Progressive Campaign for California Governor

It's time for a new vision to guide our politics. Mine is a campaign for social, economic, and environmental justice. California is a wondrous garden, a land of great plenty and immense resources. Yet for being the world's 5th largest economy, we have the highest poverty rate and homelessness of any state. We have massive agricultural, defense, shipping, and technology industries, but huge gaps between the rich and poor. There's plenty of wealth in California, but pushed into few hands, leaving far too many others struggling to barely survive. Continue reading

Former Redwood City Council candidate seeks Assembly seat

Tania Solé wants to repeal Senate bills 9, 10; seeks universal health care Tania Solé, an entrepreneur and past Redwood City Council Candidate, is running for Assembly District 21, the new district covering the eastern portion of the Peninsula. Solé is running as a Green Party of California candidate, and has a background in the tech and automotive industries. She currently heads a seawater desalination startup she founded last year. Among her top priorities are repealing state housing laws Senate bills 9 and 10, in addition to environmental action and establishing universal health care. Continue reading

A conversation with Medea Benjamin and Matthew Hoh

A fantastic must-watch conversation between the great Medea Benjamin of Code Pink and Matthew Hoh, the North Carolina Green Party Candidate for U.S. Senate, about war and a way forward for humanity beyond the war machine. Pease forward widely! There is a future for humanity and the planet beyond the dead end politics of War and Wall Continue reading

Matthew Hoh talks Senate run and invasion of Ukraine

After a very public resignation from his post in Afghanistan, Matthew Hoh is running for North Carolina’s open U.S. Senate seat. The former combat Marine spoke to CBS 17’s Russ Bowen about how that decision motivated him to run for office, his take on the handling of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and why he thinks we should abandon the War on Drugs. Continue reading

Michael Lavery, a Becket Select Board member, will run as a Green-Rainbow candidate against state Rep. Smitty Pignatelli

Together We Can Make Change Happen BECKET, MA — Becket Select Board member Michael Lavery is running for state representative, and he is taking on the county’s longest-tenured state lawmaker. Lavery, who won election to the board in 2017, is running as a Green-Rainbow Party candidate against state Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, for the newly redistricted 3rd Berkshire seat in the Massachusetts House. Continue reading

Green hopeful Hoh canvases for signatures in EC to get on ballot

Matt Hoh, who hopes to get on the November ballot as the North Carolina Green Party’s candidate for U.S. Senate, canvased Elizabeth City on Saturday for signatures from registered voters. Hoh needs 14,000 signatures by May 17 to get on the ballot. Robert Kelly-Goss photo A former U.S. Marine and State Department diplomat who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is hoping to get on the November ballot in North Carolina as a Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate. To make the ballot, however, Matt Hoh first needs to get the signatures of 14,000 registered state voters. Continue reading

Heather “Betsy” Garrold announces run for state legislature

KNOX, ME — An advocate for small farms and local food, whose 30-year career as registered nurse and midwife took her from Searsport to halfway across the Pacific Ocean, is a candidate for Maine legislature to represent nine Waldo County towns. Heather "Betsy" Garrold is the first member of the Maine Green Independent Party to announce for Legislature this year, according to a news release. Continue reading

Green Party members are seeking a spot on the ballot

RALEIGH, NC — The North Carolina Green Party is working to get back on the ballot in North Carolina. Right now, the state only recognizes the Democratic, Republican and Libertarian parties. Matthew Hoh is a Green Party member running for U.S. Senate. Wayne Turner, the Treasurer for the N.C. Green Party says in order to get back on the ballot, they need to collect 13,865 verified signatures from across the state. Continue reading

Local resident announces candidacy for Green Party’s nomination of lieutenant governor

A local teacher, union leader, and community organizer has formally announced his intentions to run for a statewide office. According to a recent press release, Michael Bagdes-Canning formally declared his candidacy for the nomination of the Green Party to the position of Lieutenant Governor. Continue reading

Delilah Barrios for Governor

Delilah Barrios grew up in what is well known around Texas as, 'The Valley'. Born and raised in Brownsville, my family moved all over the coast, Port Isabel, South Padre Island, Houston. My parents were hard working, honest people. They got along with friends and family, our house always had people there. I miss the ocean the most and it bothers me to think that our coastline is viewed as unattractive by people outside of the state. When I was little, that coast was my sanctuary. We were taught early on about conservation and responsibility to the environment.  Continue reading