Washington State Green Party demands quick correction of Spanish voting instructions, citing mistranslation

The Green Party of Washington State demands immediate correction of Spanish mistranslations in the state's voting instructions Misleading Spanish pamphlets issued by Sec. of State Wyman will deter many Latino voters from voting on Nov. 8, say Greens. Suppression of votes because of mistranslation violates the Voting Rights Act. Continue reading

Flowers takes Center Stage at Maryland Senate Debate

Baltimore, MD - Today, Dr. Margaret Flowers and supporters attended the only televised Maryland Senate debate, held at the University of Baltimore and pre-recorded by WJZ TV. As the debate opened, Kevin Zeese stood up from the audience and asked the Republican and Democratic candidates if they would allow Dr. Flowers to participate. Del. Kathy Szeliga said that she supported Dr. Flowers' inclusion from the start. Congressman Chris Van Hollen was also supportive of her participation. At that point, Dr. Flowers walked onto the stage and thanked the members for their support. The audience cheered. And Flowers said that she was happy to participate. However, the WJZ anchor asked her to leave the stage. Flowers refused and was removed by police. As she was taken off the stage, Del. Szeliga offered the third podium to Flowers. Continue reading

Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka to make Ohio stops

Cleveland OH: The Green Party of OhioΒ is proud to announce that the Green Party Presidential ticket of Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka will be stopping in Ohio again for campaign events on Saturday, Oct. 29th. The first event will be in Toledo, running from 9:30am to 11:30am at the Frederick Douglass Community Association, located at 1001 Indiana Avenue. Continue reading

Green Party candidates for statewide office and state legislature to watch on Nov. 8

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party of the United States has identified "Green Candidates to Watch" in races for statewide office and state legislature across the U.S. on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2016. Green presidential nominee Jill Stein and running mate Ajamu Baraka are using their national campaign to promote state and local Green candidates. Continue reading

Green Party seeks 5% of vote

Maine Green Independent Party (MGIP) leaders are urging their fellow citizens to realize that a vote for presidential Green Party candidate Jill Stein in November has powerful implications for the 2020 election. Stein's poll numbers are rising, and if she wins at least 5% of the popular vote, the Federal Election Commission must classify the Green Party as an official "minor party." This designation will result in approximately $10 million in federal funding for the Green Party's presidential candidate in 2020. Continue reading

Stein Urges Support for over 250 Green Party Candidates

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and Vice Presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka call on voters to support over 250 Green Party candidates running for state and local office in 2016. "Across America, the Green Party is offering alternatives to the failed two-party system," said Stein. "Each time we put a Green on a city council or a local board, the political atmosphere changes for the better. Greens come to office with real solutions to the issues facing our people and planet, instead of just protecting the status quo." Continue reading

Jill Stein Participated in Third Presidential Debate While Hospitalized in Austin, TX

Despite an illness which prevented her from traveling to Las Vegas for the final presidential debate on Wednesday, October 19th, Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein livestreamed her responses to the presidential debate questions in real time and held a Facebook Q&A from her hospital room in Austin, Texas, in a two hour-plus Facebook Live session that has reached nearly 3.5 million viewers and rising as her debate commentary went viral on social media. Dr. Stein with her livestream production team at the hospital in Austin, TX. "Emerging from two days of fabulous hospital care, I feel profoundly fortunate, and am more determined than ever to fight for health care as a human right for all Americans through an improved Medicare for All health insurance program," Dr. Stein said after being discharged from the hospital on Thursday afternoon. "I am also grateful to all who tuned in on Wednesday evening to hear my responses in a debate that was otherwise shamefully lacking in substance and drenched in deception." Continue reading

Green Party candidates for local office to watch on Nov. 8

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party of the United States has identified "Green Candidates to Watch" in races for municipal and county office on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2016. The list includes Green candidates who are running energetic, well publicized, and well organized campaigns for local office across the U.S. In some cases, the candidates have a strong chance of winning on Nov. 8. The list is a sample -- there are many more Green candidates who deserve attention. Continue reading

Green Party of Ohio supports candidate Joe DeMare's planned protests of exclusionary debates

Cleveland, OH: The Green Party of Ohio has committed ourselves to having open debates, where all candidates, regardless of party affiliation, have the opportunity to present their case to the voters. The Democratic and Republican Parties have sought to limit debate participation at local, state, and national levels. This penchant for limiting voter choice is evident in this election cycle as the Senatorial candidates of both those parties have decided to hold debates without the participation of the Green Party nominee, Joe DeMare. Continue reading

Jill Stein to electronically participate in tonight's debate

Jill Stein to Appear in St. Louis Before Participating in Livestreamed Presidential Debate Response Despite exclusion from the stage at Washington University, Green Party Presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein will be participating in the second Presidential debate of 2016. As Jill Stein for President Press Director Meleiza Figueroa points out, "Seventy-six percent of Americans are asking for open debates in a recent USA Today poll. Fifty-seven percent want a major party alternative to the Republicans and the Democrats. We're using social media and livestreaming technologies in a way no campaign has before to give the people what they want." Β  Continue reading