2022 Candidates


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


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

Hunter Crow for Texas Railroad Commissioner

My name is Hunter Crow and I'm seeking the position of Texas Railroad Commissioner, because we cannot have a healthy humanity without a healthy natural world. Humans are part of nature and rely on the resources of nature for our very existence. We can’t continually harm major parts of the natural world without suffering the consequences. Climate change is the most far-reaching symptom of the broader imbalance between humanity and the rest of nature. There are many environmental challenges: polluted water, air, and soil; respiratory and reproductive health problems; and disappearing animal and insect habitat, to name but a few. We are facing major adjustments to the balance between humanity and nature, which we can plan to address and ameliorate or suffer the brutal consequences of runaway CO2 levels: rising seas, more frequent and damaging weather events, and more droughts. Continue reading

Mariner East pipeline motivates activist's Green Party run for Pa. governor

Mariner East pipeline opponent Christina Digiulio, also known as PK Ditty, is running for governor of Pennsylvania as the Green Party candidate, saying she wants to use the forum to advocate for residents affected by industrial pollution. "It's like giving a voice to people who have been neglected, in my opinion," Digiulio said. "There are people in Pennsylvania in 2022 without water. That's a basic human right. And our own agencies aren't standing up for them, it seems they stand up for the industry more." Continue reading

PA Green Party Candidate Announces Bid For Lieutenant Governor

Michael Bagdes-Canning announced that he will seek the nomination of the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) for the office of Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. Bagdes-Canning is a husband, father, and grandfather living in Cherry Valley Borough, Butler County, where he has held elected office for 33 years. He is currently Mayor. He is a retired teacher. Bagdes-Canning spent almost 36 years in the classroom, the last 29 teaching delinquent and dependent boys. He was a union member throughout his working life, serving as president, vice president, and building representative in his local.  Continue reading

Christina "PK" Digiulio Announces Campaign for Governor of PA

Christina "PK" Digiulio is announcing her candidacy for Governor of PA. She was interviewed by Chris Robinson, leader of the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA, www.gpofpa.org) communication team. Continue reading