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The Green Party of Virginia affirms support for the Trans Community

Calls for Systemic Social Justice Reforms on Transgender Remembrance Day As Transgender Awareness Week wanes and Transgender Remembrance Day begins, we in the Green Party of Virginia are mindful of the 34 known trans and gender non-conforming individuals who have lost their lives to transphobic violence this year. (1) The Green Party Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity platform plank, in keeping with the Green Key Values of diversity, social justice and feminism, supports full legal and political equality for all persons regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity, characteristics, and expression.(2) Continue reading

National Green Party Women's Caucus supports Transgender Day of Remembrance

The National Women's Caucus of the Green Party of the United States released a statement today in support of the Transgender Day Of Remembrance (TDOR), which is observed this year on November 20. The statement is appended below. TDOR is observed in remembrance of people subjected to discrimination, violence and murder directed against transgender, intersex, non-binary, gender-nonconforming people, and anyone who appears to be stepping outside of normative gender stereotypes. The Women's Caucus held a webinar event on Friday, November 20 featuring Green Party members and transgender women Veronika Fimbres, Avery Seal, and Cynthya BrianKate, who discussed TDOR and the unique challenges faced by transgender women. Continue reading

Green Party of Virginia statement on the 2020 presidential election results

The Green Party of Virginia wishes to thank our members and allies across the state for voting Green for Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker during the 2020 election. Every vote for the Green Party sent the message to the two-party establishment that we refuse to give away our power to a system that does not represent our values. As Hawkins said, we refused to get "lost in the sauce." Continue reading

Election results & future actions

Green Post-Election Reflections More than 12 days after Election Day, vote counts continue in Santa Clara County, California and the rest of the country. Although Trump has been defeated, it's been a very tight race for both major parties' presidential tickets and definitely not a victory for the Democrats in general. The fact that they could not easily "override" a candidate as repugnant as the U.S. President - and still do not understand his appeal to the million of people who voted for him - speaks volume. They are completely disconnected from the masses who've helped put them in power and seem light-years away from their daily struggles, economic anxiety, absence of affordable healthcare, food and housing insecurity, and much, much more. This op-ed by Bhaskar Sunkara in The Guardian explains why the menace of a far worse political figure than Donald Trump in four years remains very real. Continue reading

Arizona Green Party general membership meeting

The Arizona State Green Party (AZGP) will meet on Saturday, November 14, 2020 and you are invited. The AZGP will meet over zoom. You will have a chance to meet your Arizona Green Party state committee members and hear about the 2020 Green Presidential results. We will learn about ballot access, fundraising and volunteer opportunities. The Green Party is committed to values-based politics, as expressed in our Ten Key Values. These values guide us in countering and changing a system that extols exploitation, unsustainable consumption, and destructive competition. Continue reading

Wisconsin Greens fall gathering w/ Howie Hawkins, Angela Walker & Lisa Savage

Please join us for the Wisconsin Green Party 2020 Fall Gathering on Saturday November 14, 2020 with special guests Howie Hawkins, Lisa Savage, and Angela Walker! Right now, countless people are wondering: what's next after the 2020 election? With the corporate two-party system sure to keep failing our country, it's critical that we come together to build a people-powered alternative. We'll be joined for this important discussion by special guests Howie Hawkins, 2020 Green Party Presidential candidate, Angela Walker, 2020 VP candidate and Milwaukee native, and Lisa Savage, 2020 candidate for US Senate in Maine's historic ranked-choice voting election. Continue reading

I’m running for re-election

I am grateful and honored to represent the people of ward 2. I love this work, and love the people of our ward and our city. In that spirit, I am announcing my campaign for reelection.  I ask you to join us at the kickoff for our campaign on December 6, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at El Norteño Restaurant, 4000 E Lake St. (This kickoff event will be held outdoors, in the El Norteño patio space. Please remember to wear a mask. Hand sanitizer will be provided.) Continue reading

Conversation with newly elected Green Mayor

Conversation with Emmanuel Estrada, recently elected Green Party Mayor of Baldwin Park, CA. Hosted by Kenneth Mejia. Continue reading

Mountain Party sets records for state legislature and secures ballot access through 2024

SALEM, WV 一 The Mountain Party has received more than 46% of the vote needed to retain its ballot access in the 2020 gubernatorial election. Danny Lutz received over 11,000 votes at 1.46% of the total vote, only needing 1% per state code. In the 2020 primary, the Mountain Party re-elected its two Conservation District Supervisors to the Eastern Panhandle and Southern conservation districts. Gearing up for the general election, the party knew it would be a challenge. Continue reading

U.S. Senate candidate Savage comments on election results

In reaction to the returns on election night and current vote counting, independent Green candidate for U.S. Senate Lisa Savage made the following remarks: "Watching the results come in, I admit I am disappointed. I was excited by the possibility that, for the first time, a U.S. Senate race would be decided via ranked-choice voting. Unfortunately, it looks like that is not to be. I am left only to congratulate Susan Collins on her victory. I wish it were otherwise. Continue reading