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Green Party of Texas is seeking candidates

Now more than ever, we need a Green Vision for the future. The Green Party of Texas is seeking candidates to carry this Green Vision forward to the public. Prospective candidates are invited to join us at the Dallas Public Library on September 30th to receive orientation & support on how to run for public office as a Green in 2018. Volunteers wishing to assist with ballot access are invited to join us for convention operation & petition collection training on October 1st. Please RSVP to join us for these valuable training events in preparation for 2018. Continue reading

Major step forward in Utah

We did it! The Green Party of Utah has officially reached the 2,000 signature requirement to become a Qualified Political Party in the state! This means our candidates will be assured of a spot on the ballot in the 2018 and 2020 elections, and voters can now register with the Green Party in Utah! There is still some info to submit, and details needing worked... but expect an official press release and announcement from the party very soon. Continue reading

Warren County Green Party Fundraiser

The Warren County Green Party held a successful fundraising party on September 17th in Glens Falls, New York. Three candidates addressed the crowd; mayoral candidate Rich Cirino and council candidates Robin Barkenhagen & Benjamin Latham. Information about their campaigns can be found at the links below. Continue reading

People's Convergence Conference

The conference was held at the American University Law School In NW Washington DC. It was an excellent facility with light filled rooms, an auditorium for around 500 and adequate unlimited meeting rooms that were lecture style and comfortable. It had adequate parking under the building that was free for the conference. The conference served box lunches and there were restaurants nearby. The main advantage was that there were at least two excellent hotels less than a 2 miles away for around $100 a room including the Courtyard Marriott with parking. I report this for future reference and use although I heard it was expensive and I am trying to get costs from Nick Brana who arranged it. The crowd was predominantly young and white with a good age range, some seniors and people of color. Socialist Alternative (SA) was a sponsor of this conference and Kshama Sawant of Seattle called for a new party but it appeared that they were not there to build this coalition or a new party. The plenaries were about 200 people, the Friday night meeting was closer to 400 and most of the workshops were around 50 attendees. Continue reading

Voter Registration Days in Bucks County, PA

This is a super-fun Green Party tabling opportunity and YOU are invited to join in. We can have up to 3 volunteers at each shift, one of whom is allowed to circulate on campus distributing voter registration literature. We are also permitted to have campaign materials on the table (although we can't actively campaign for candidates). We expect to have flyers for display. Make sure all the students we speak to get a Jules Mermelstein business card to remind them to vote on Nov 7! Continue reading

Let's Pack The Courtroom For Election Justice In The 197Th!!!

BE THERE THURSDAY for the long-awaited hearing on election fraud in the 197th District, which disenfranchised voters and kept them for pulling the lever for candidate Cheri Honkala!!! Arrive by 3:00 PM on Thursday, September 14th at Room 313A in the Federal Courthouse, 6th and Market, Philadelphia. BRING AN ID to get in (or demonstrate outside the bldg.) and wear something GREEN! Continue reading

Illinois Green Party Fall Conference

The time for the Illinois Green Party Fall Conference is almost upon us! This will be the second of our two statewide meetings in 2017. Statewide membership meetings are the party's opportunity to host trainings, workshops, and seminars, as well as to vote on party business like Platform or Bylaws changes. As the Fall Meeting falls within the ballot access period for some offices, this will also be a chance for members to meet our candidates for office in the 2018 cycle. Continue reading

Elections & Upcoming Meetings in New Orleans

Please join us in September and October, but note that these meetings are scheduled on Tuesday evenings, and in differing locations. Find details and RSVP on our website. Note that our August meeting was canceled on very short notice when the entire library system was shut down because of concerns about Hurricane Harvey. We apologize for the confusion. District A candidate Drew Ward asked to speak to our group, showed up at the closed library, and had an extended dialog in the parking lot with some frustrated library patrons! Continue reading

Whole Washington and Single Payer Health Care need your help!

The critical, immediate need for Whole Washington is for donations: we have one week to raise $4,000 dollars to pay the final installment of the Friedman study (see below). While we have grown a grassroots movement, and small donations add up, we need more donors – and fast! We are working hard, and have completed the following actions: Continue reading

Today is Primary Day in New York

Green Party voters in New York State today will be selecting candidates for Mayor of Albany and New York City Council. Polls open at 6:00 AM in New York City and Noon throughout the rest of state. They remain open until 9:00 PM. Jabari Brisport and Scott Hutchins are seeking the Green Party nomination for New York City Council, District 35. Bryan Jimenez and Dan Plaat are running for Mayor of Albany. Continue reading