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Wisconsin Democrats knock Hawkins/Walker off ballot, Campaign will go to court

SYRACUSE, NY –  The ongoing struggle to give voters more choices continues. Yesterday, the Wisconsin Elections Commission in a partisan 3-3 vote refused to put the Green Party presidential ticket of Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker on the ballot. The Hawkins/Walker campaign promised to file suit to give voters a choice. "Thousands of voters in Wisconsin signed petitions to put us on the ballot. The Democratic Commission members have committed a crime against democracy by suppressing voter choice. If there is any justice left in Wisconsin, the judge will put us on the ballot," said Howie Hawkins, the Green Party presidential nominee. Continue reading

Angela Walker on the election

Our candidate for Vice President @AngelaNWalker breaks down WHAT'S AT STAKE in this election. What are voters asking for in 2020? What is being asked of voters, in this time of crisis? #GreenEnter @HowieHawkins pic.twitter.com/xErr8rdmUT— Green Party US 🌻 (@GreenPartyUS) August 20, 2020 Continue reading

Hawkins calls for Biden to stand up to the fossil fuel industry

Charges That The Democrats Have Weakened His Initial Green New Deal Proposal SYRACUSE, NY – Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for President, said today that America needed a true Green New Deal, not the watered-down version that the Democrats have used for branding and from which they are increasingly running away from. Hawkins, who initiated the call in the U.S. for a Green New Deal in his 2010 campaign for Governor of New York, co-authored an op ed that outlines the history of the proposal. Whatever Happened to the Green New Deal? Continue reading

Democrats’ efforts to deny ballot lines to Green Party is voter suppression

SYRACUSE, NY –  Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for President, said today that Democratic Party efforts to prevent him and VP nominee Angela Walker from being on the ballot was voter suppression that rivaled the more well-known efforts of Trump and the Republicans to undermine democracy . The Greens cited Democratic Party efforts seeking to block Green opposition from the ballot this year in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Montana. The Greens have sued over ballot access in several states. Five third parties have sued Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York state over recent laws seeking to eliminate them. Most states have rejected calls to reduce ballot access requirements this year despite the pandemic making it extremely dangerous and unsafe to collect petition signatures in person. Continue reading

Hawkins/Walker highlight voter suppression and election theft

Green Campaign Pledges to Ensure All Can Vote and All Votes Are Counted SYRACUSE, NY: In a statement released today, "Fight for the Right To Vote and To Have All Votes Counted," Green Party candidates, Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker highlighted the suppression of voters that has become part of US politics and pledged to work to ensure that everyone can vote and all votes are accurately counted. Their statement warns that President Trump is trying to sabotage the election in order to cling to power." Continue reading

'A big victory would be 5%': Green party's Howie Hawkins eyes progress

The 'original Green New Dealer' has a message that could attract disaffected Democrats  More than 6 million Americans voted for someone other than Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in 2016's presidential race, but from the media coverage of the election you would never know it. In 2020, however, the candidates who are neither Joe Biden nor Donald Trump are hoping to change that, and win more of the vote than ever before – and get some hard-earned recognition for it. Continue reading

Ralph Nader Telethon with Howie and Angela

Former Green/Independent Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader joineds Howie and Angela for their weekly livestream. They were also joined by H'20 Campaign Treasurer Travis Christal, who led a telethon throughout the night while Howie, Angela, and Ralph talked about independent politics and took supporter questions. This took place on August 11, 2020. Continue reading

Howie Hawkins: use Stock Transfer Tax to close state deficit

SYRACUSE, NY — With the breakdown of congressional negotiations on a COVID-19 relief package, Howie Hawkins called on Governor Cuomo today to close the state budget deficit by keeping billions of dollars in revenues from the Stock Transfer Tax. The state currently rebates those revenues fully to stock traders. Hawkins is the Green Party's presidential candidate. He was the party's candidate for governor three times against Cuomo. Continue reading

Hawkins charges Biden with complicity in Trump's covid crimes

SYRACUSE, NY – Howie Hawkins, the Green Party presidential candidate, said today that Joe Biden's silence on Trump's failed COVID-19 response makes him complicit in the widespread deaths and economic destruction."The US has 4% of the world's people, but 25% of its COVID-19 cases and deaths. Trump gave up. He's a loser. He should be charged with negligent mass murder. But Biden's silence makes him an accomplice," Hawkins said. Continue reading

They can't keep Chikesia Clemons down

By Howie Hawkins One of my first campaign stops in June 2019 after announcing my candidacy was in Mobile, Alabama, where among the group I spoke to was Chikesia Clemons. I didn’t know she would be there, but I had heard about her more than a year before she became aware of my candidacy. Chikesia was in the national news in April 2018 after she was assaulted by police for non-criminal behavior in a Waffle House. The case was covered by network news, the Washington Post, Teen Vogue, Shaun King, and many others. Benjamin Crump, who has represented the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, took her case. Rev. Al Sharpton went down to show support. Continue reading