2022 Candidates

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

20 Reasons To Vote Green in 2022

By Howie Hawkins and Gloria Mattera The Democrats rule New York as a one-party state with veto-proof supermajorities in both chambers of the state legislature. But once again this year they failed to use their power to enact popular progressive reforms affecting health care, climate, housing, criminal justice, and abortion rights. The Democrats’ disposal of the following 20 bills are 20 reasons to vote for the Green Party gubernatorial ticket of Howie Hawkins and Gloria Mattera on November 8. Continue reading

Can we just ban assault weapons?

Guns, of course, aren’t the only problem. There are mental health issues to deal with as a nation. There is homophobia and racism. All sorts of social challenges we need to confront, but for now, like actually right now, can we just ban assault weapons? That seems like a straightforward answer that would help with a large amount of the violence. What’s the hold up? Congress has other things to do? I think they should vote now-without endless debate. We should know who is truly representing us and who is controlled by money. Continue reading

Luis J. Rodriguez, the Chicano Activist poet running against Gavin Newsom

From gang life and drug addiction in East LA to community organizing, activism, and becoming an internationally acclaimed poet and writer, Luis J. Rodriguez has walked a long and arduous path. Now Rodriguez is running for governor in the California primaries under the campaign slogan “Imagine a New California for Shared Well-Being. Then Let’s Build It!” Primary voting will take place on June 7. In this installment of The Marc Steiner Show, Marc speaks with Rodriguez about his campaign and why—in this urgent and dangerous political moment when the right is ascending, climate change and inequality are accelerating, and working people’s faith in the political system is collapsing—he is taking on Gavin Newsom’s political machine. Continue reading

Green Party gains signatures for NC Senate

Channel 17 interview with Matthew Hoh, Green Party of North Carolina candidate for North Carolina Senator.

Gloria Mattera is the Green Party Nominee for Lieutenant Governor

Former Governor Cuomo and the state Democrats have passed laws to prevent independent third party candidates from running for statewide office, among the hardest ballot access laws in the world. Still, the Green Party of New York is mounting a challenge. We talk with public health care worker Gloria Mattera, the Green Party nominee for Lieutenant Governor. Hudson Mohawk Magazine, Media SanctuaryTroy, NYJune 1, 2022 Continue reading

Green Party candidate for governor not intimidated by big-money opponents

Michelle Bicking says she's running for Governor under the Green Party of Connecticut not to gain power, but to spread it around. A 45-year-old licensed clinical social worker who lives in Newington, Bicking was nominated last weekend at the party's annual meeting in Hartford. She is a native of the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn, N.Y., has lived in Connecticut for about 13 years, and holds several undergraduate and master's degrees, including in Public Administration, Social Work, and Spanish/Latin American studies. Continue reading

Green Party files to run for Governor and Lt. Governor

ALBANY, NY – The Green Party of New York filed nominating petitions for their candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor on Tuesday, saying that the Democrats’ failure to address critical issues in the 2022 state legislative session highlighted the need for an independent progressive alternative party in New York. Continue reading

An Evening with Lee Camp & Matthew Hoh

Matthew Hoh and activist comedian Lee Camp talk about Matt’s Green Party run for US Senate in North Carolina, the importance of pressing the system on all fronts, especially for party building including in elections, how ballot access rules are a form of voter suppression, making leaders legally accountable, the urgency of dealing with climate change, the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Ukraine, the “crime family story” of the US and UK persecution of Julian Assange, and his betrayal by corporate media. Continue reading

Matthew Hoh For U.S. Senate Responds to White Supremacist Killings In Buffalo, New York

Green Party U.S. Senate candidate, Matthew Hoh, and his campaign team, extend their deepest sympathies to all the families and loved ones of 10 slain victims of white supremacist murderer, Payton Gendron on May 14th in Buffalo, New York. But it's not enough to extend our sympathies unless we also confront the systemic racism that led to these horrific murders. Continue reading

Help Wisconsin Greens get Sharyl McFarland on the ballot!

The Wisconsin Green Party has two weeks left to get Sharyl McFarland on the ballot for Secretary of State, and we need your help! We are in need of volunteers to help gather signatures, and we are willing to pay people to petition as well. If you’re able to help, please contact us at [email protected] or through our website and we’ll get in touch. Continue reading