Fairfield County Green Party Nominates 2018 Candidates

Stamford CT – The Fairfield County Chapter of the Green Party of Connecticut held a nominating convention for 2018 candidates today at 3:00pm.Nominated by consensus was Megan E. Cassano for State Senate District 36, which covers Greenwich, North Stamford and part of New Canaan, and Cora Santaguida for State Senate District 27 which covers part of Stamford and Darien. Continue reading

Green Party: ALEC model bill in La. poses deep threat to environment, free speech

Green Party Urges defeat of ALEC's model legislation in Louisana, calls bill a severe threat to the environment and constitutional rights. The Green Party of the United States calls for vigorous opposition to the legislative assault perpetrated by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) on the First Amendment's guarantee of free speech and assembly and on our natural environment. Continue reading

Montana Green's Legal Counsel to Face Dems' Out-of-State Firm

(HELENA, MT) –  On Tuesday, Missoula's Quinten M. Rhoads will be in District Court in Helena, at 1:30pm, to represent the Montana Green Party (MTGP) and those who signed petitions to place the MTGP on the 2018 election ballot. Rhoads will face the international law firm of Perkins & Coie representing the Montana Democratic Party (MDP) with Peter Meloy of Helena. MTGP coordinator Dani Breck stated, "I did an internet search on the out-of-state firm, Perkins & Coie; for the Montana Dems to bring in this behemoth that has represented the DNC & HRC in attempt to silence Montanans' voices does not seem very 'democratic' or 'American' for that matter." Continue reading

Green Party condemns missile strikes on Syria

The Green Party of the United States condemns the missile strikes carried out during the early morning of April 14, 2018, ordered by the Trump administration on purported chemical weapon sites in Syria, in flagrant violation of both the U.S. Constitution and international law. In a now signature impetuous style, the Trump administration authorized the airstrikes without first initiating an investigation into claims that last week, Syrian government forces used chemical weapons on the last insurgent outpost in Eastern Ghouta. Additionally, Germany and Italy declined to participate in the airstrikes, demonstrating that the Trump administration also failed to use any diplomatic process before acting. Continue reading

Ohio Green Party Biennial Convention Elects Delegates & Welcomes Candidates throughout the State

Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio Green Party held its' biennial convention this past Saturday in Columbus. The convention elected delegates to the Annual National Meeting this July in Salt Lake City, Utah.The Green Party re-elected Philena Farley of Columbus and Logan Martinez of Miami and welcomed newcomer Kevin Fay of Akron to the National Committee of the Green Party US. Continue reading

Green Party: UN Ambassador Nikki Haley rescind veto of Security Council draft statement on shootings of Palestinians

The Green Party of the United States called on US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, to rescind the US veto of the UN Security Council draft statement calling for an independent investigation into the Israeli military’s deliberate and brutal attack on Palestinians during nonviolent protests near the Gaza-Israeli border which began on Friday, March 30th. Twenty-nine Palestinians have been killed and more than fourteen hundred injured – many of them by live fire and many seriously – by Israeli snipers in the planned and coordinated attack, 7 killed by Israeli fire, scores hurt in Gaza border protest. Over thirty thousand Palestinians were commemorating Land Day, which observes an Israeli attack in 1976 that killed six Arabs protesting Israeli occupation of their lands to build Jewish settlements.  Continue reading

Green Party Endorses Paul Glover for PA Governor

The Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) endorsed Paul Glover as candidate for Governor at their state convention on March 18. A resident of Philadelphia, Glover is a long-time social entrepreneur who has founded 18 campaigns for ecology and justice. He has authored six books on community power and previously taught urban studies at Temple University and ecological economics at Philadelphia University. Glover urges Democrats and Republicans alike to quit expecting urgent change through the traditional parties, saying, "The Republican Party is no longer the party of Lincoln. The Democratic Party is no longer the party of FDR. Instead, both are dominated by major corporations and their lobbyists." As a Green Party candidate, Glover will accept no corporate or PAC funding. Continue reading

Ohio Greens release details for candidates and state convention

Green Party Fields a record number of candidates for May 8 Primary. Candidates to be showcased at April 7 Convention in Columbus. The Ohio Green Party is pleased to announce a record number of candidates running in the May 8th primary. At the top of the ticket are Constance Gadell-Newton and Brett Joseph running for Governor and Lt. Governor. Constance is a defense attorney in Columbus. Brett is also a lawyer. He has a Ph.D., and is an instructor in sustainability. They have to get at least 3% of the gubernatorial vote in the November election or the Green Party will lose its Minor Party status. Recent changes in Ohio's election laws make it much more difficult for Minor Parties to exist. The Green Party is the only remaining Minor Party in Ohio. Continue reading

Victory for Democracy: DC Mayor Signs Fair Elections Bill Into Law

Coalition cheers final passage of bill, calls for full funding and implementation of landmark democracy reform WASHINGTON, D.C. – Advocates and activists celebrated on Tuesday as Mayor Bowser signed the Fair Elections Act, a major democracy reform that will bring small donor public financing to local elections. The campaign to pass the bill has been supported by dozens of economic, social, and racial justice organizations, as well as the entire D.C. Council. Continue reading

Green Party Recognized as New Party in North Carolina

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Green Party is pleased to announce that residents can now register to vote Green in North Carolina! In one of the first meetings of the newly seated State Board of Elections, board members approved the Green Party’s application for recognition as a new political party. The application was submitted at the end of December 2017 in anticipation of the changes taking effect on January 1 of this year that amended requirements for new parties seeking ballot access. Recognition had been on hold since January, pending the seating of the board by Governor Roy Cooper. Continue reading