2022 Candidates

Below are noteworthy Green Party candidates currently running for office.
A complete list of 2022 Green candidates is located here.

PA Green Party Candidate on “Boomers & Stickers”

By Michael Bagdes-Canning, Green Party Candidate for PA Lt. Governor When I received the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) endorsement to be their candidate for Lieutenant Governor, I spent some time thinking about how my life has changed in the last 40 years and how much I have learned.  When my wife, Karen, and I moved into our homeplace 40 years ago, seven acres were scarred by an active strip mine. The house had suffered from years of neglect. The Butler, PA, economy, too, was in tatters: jobs had been extracted to warmer climes and the exodus of young people had already begun. My parents were beside themselves –  not only did we move into a ramshackle home on an abused piece of land, we moved into a “depressed economy.” Continue reading

We need to talk about what’s going on

"It is my belief that 'those closest to the problems are closest to the solutions but have the least amount of resources'. All people have value. We have the responsibility to exercise our right for democracy."​ Sharyl McFarland is a Milwaukee organizer and the Wisconsin Green Party candidate for Secretary of State who has spent decades working for social justice and human rights. Her advocacy work addresses problems common in Wisconsin and across the United States, including voter suppression, racial inequalities, mass incarceration, homelessness, rights for immigrants, poverty, the lack of adequate transportation, healthcare, and more. Continue reading

Confidence in the Supreme Court?

Kiel Corkran (r) is out on Rainbow Blvd with other activists to show his support for the campaign to defeat the anti-abortion constitutional amendment! Americans’ confidence in the Supreme Court was already at an all time low before the Court issued its decision on Friday. Kiel Cochran believes that the following decision by the court to overturn Roe v Wade was the incorrect one as taking away a woman’s ability to control their own bodies goes against the foundations that make up our most basic rights as free citizens of this country! Kiel believes that at its core we conclude several things about the future of our society, but he finds these 5 to be important. Continue reading

Thinking Green with Michelle Louise Bicking

Thinking Green Host Rona interviews Michelle Louise Bicking on her campaign as the Connecticut Green Party candidate for Governor. Continue reading

Justin Paglino: Vote Your Values

On this July 4, as we reflect on the history and the state of our nation, I want everyone to know that, at least in my Congressional District (CT-03), Medicare for All will once again be on the ballot, along with Ranked Choice Voting (for multiparty democracy), a Universal Carbon Income (tax and dividend), an Economy for the 99%, and a Foreign Policy seeking Peace instead of Profit.  In other words, your values will be on the ballot, and I ask you to vote for them. Continue reading

Greens Cry Foul on Ballot Access Process for Independent Candidates

The Green Party of New York gubernatorial ticket expressed its outrage today at the ballot access process for independent candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor in New York. On Monday, June 27, the state Board of Elections ruled as invalid the independent nominating petitions of the Green Party and all four other gubernatorial candidates who are not already on the ballot as the Democratic and Republican candidates on the grounds of insufficient signatures. The other petitions were for the Libertarian, Unite, Freedom, and New Visions candidates. Continue reading

Matthew Hoh for Senate Blasts NC Board of Elections’ Corrupt Decision to Deny Green Party Ballot Petition

Raleigh, NC —  Today Matthew Hoh, presumptive North Carolina Green Party nominee for US Senate, blasted the decision by the North Carolina State Board of Elections (SBOE) to deny the Green Party’s ballot access petition. “The NC State Board of Elections decision to deny the Green Party our rightfully earned place on the ballot is a corrupt, lawless, and blatantly partisan attack on democracy,” said Matthew Hoh. “It’s a slap in the face to the thousands of people who signed, to our grassroots organizers who worked tirelessly to collect thousands of signatures during an ongoing pandemic, and to everyone who believes in democracy itself.” Continue reading

"We Are Now the Only Progressive Option Left" say Green Party Candidates After the Primaries

The Green Party of New York gubernatorial ticket of Howie Hawkins and Gloria Mattera said that they are the only option for progressive voters after the defeat of Jumaane Williams for Governor and Ana Maria Archila for Lt. Governor in the Democratic primaries on Tuesday. "We are now the only progressive option left after the primary elections. The Green ticket is now the only way to vote for the economic, social, racial, and environmental justice programs that progressives in New York have been demanding, including universal public health care, universal public child care, building public renewables, building affordable public housing, tuition-free public college, and more progressive taxes to pay for these reforms," said Howie Hawkins, the Green nominee for Governor. Continue reading

Wake up! Get out!

Roe v Wade being overturned has officially set us back decades of progress. Conservative leadership has just told us that Women do not deserve autonomy. Instead of backing and supporting protections for women in disenfranchised communities we have instead added another obstacle for them to face. Women are abused and impregnated, raped and impregnated, or maybe they simply do not want to have a child and made a mistake.  Continue reading

Nonviolent Direct Action to Stop Climate Change

On the weekend of June 11-13, the PA Climate Convergence demonstrated outside the PA Capitol in Harrisburg. Representatives of 77 organizations called for urgent legislative and administrative action on climate. They wanted a path to climate justice which includes the phase out of greenhouse gas production and a just transition to clean, renewable energy for those most affected by the exploitative fossil fuel and petrochemical economy. On Monday, June 13, demonstrators presented the PA Governor and General Assembly with a petition signed by 6,000 citizens demanding that the government Continue reading