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Green presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney wins the DC Statehood Green primary with 41.48%

Ms. McKinney will visit DC on Tuesday, Feb. 19 and speak at Howard University; details to be announced WASHINGTON, DC -- According to unofficial election night results released by the DC Board of Elections and Ethics, Cynthia McKinney has won the DC Statehood Green Party primary in the February 12 presidential primary in the District of Columbia. The DC Statehood Green Party is one five state Green Parties participating in their respective state primaries in 2008. Continue reading

DC ADVISORY Green pres. candidate Cynthia McKinney to visit DC, Md. on Feb. 19

Green presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney to make campaign stops in DC and Maryland on Tuesday, Feb. 19 Former Georgia member of Congress will speak at Howard University and the University of Maryland in College Park; Ms. McKinney won the DC primary on Feb. 12 WASHINGTON, DC -- Green presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney will visit the Washington, DC, area for three campaign appearances on Tuesday, February 19: Continue reading

Green Party Presidential Primary

SACRAMENTO (February 6, 2008) - Two-time Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader won the Green Party presidential primary here Tuesday - despite not yet being a declared candidate. He outdistanced six rivals (including two who had already withdrawn) in what was the most competitive Green Party presidential primary ever. However, the election was marred in California, and other states, by claims that Green party voters found it difficult to get ballots. Continue reading

Green Party Fields Numerous Reports Of Voting Irregularities In Chicago, Elsewhere

Voters who hoped to participate in the Illinois' first ever statewide Green Party primary are receiving a very rude reception at many polling places, especially in Chicago. In the early hours of voting, Green Party officials began receiving reports from frustrated voters across the state who, in many cases, had been told by pollworkers that there are no Green Party ballots available at their polling places, or that they had to vote on suspect electronic voting machines, even while other parties use paper ballots. Continue reading

Green presidential candidates gather in Washington, DC for a forum on Saturday, February 2 at Busboys & Poets

Ralph Nader, who recently announced his 2008 Exploratory Committee, will speak after the candidates' forum Time: Saturday, February 2, at 10 am Location: Busboys & Poets, 14th and V Streets, NW in Washington, DC WASHINGTON, DC -- Candidates for the Green Party's nomination will participate in a public forum in Washington, DC on Saturday, February 2. Candidates Jesse Johnson, Kent Mesplay, and Kat Swift will speak at the forum. Sedinam Kinamo Christin Moyowaisfza-Curry, who is seeking the Green Party's vice presidential nomination, will also speak. Continue reading

Ralph Nader, Cynthia McKinney confirm 'A Presidential Debate That Matters' in SF This Sunday; Cindy Sheehan will moderate

SAN FRANCISCO - Progressives will hold their own Presidential debate here Sunday when former presidential candidate Ralph Nader, Democrat-turned-Green Rep. Cynthia McKinney and others on the Green Party Presidential ballot Feb. 5 will participate in what is being billed as "A Presidential Debate That Matters." The debate will be held Sunday, Jan. 13, at 2 p.m. at the Herbst Theater/Veterans Memorial Building, 401 Van Ness Avenue. Continue reading

Six Presidential Candidates On The DC Statehood Green Ballot In The February 12 Primary Election

The 2008 Green presidential candidate may come in second in DC, ahead of the Republican, say Statehood Greens The candidates: Jared Ball, Jesse Johnson, Cynthia McKinney, Kent Mesplay, Ralph Nader (represented by Howie Hawkins), Kat Swift WASHINGTON, DC -- The DC Statehood Green Party will have six presidential candidates on the ballot when DC voters go to the polls on February 12 for the primary election. The six candidates are seeking the nomination of the Green Party in the 2008 race for the White House. The nomination will be decided by about 800 delegates from state parties who will gather at the Green Party's national convention in Chicago, Illinois, July 10-13. The DC Statehood Green Party has qualified for 28 delegates to participate in the nominating process. Continue reading

The Benning Library Lawsuit: A Victory for Ward 7 ANC Commissioners - But How Will the City Respond?

On December 20, 2007, Superior Court ordered defendants of the Benning Library lawsuit, Tingling-Clemmons et al v. Fenty et al, to comply with the Advisory Commission Act, D.C. Code §§ 1-207.38, 1-309.10 and the Real Property Disposition Economic Analysis Amendment Act, D.C. Code § 10-801 with respect to the process of planning a new library for the Benning community. Defendants include, among others, Mayor Adrian Fenty, DCPL Chief Librarian Ginnie Cooper, and President of the DC Public Library Board of Trustees, John Hill. Continue reading

January 5th Green Presidential Candidate Forum and Campaign Fair

GPMN Winter Membership Meeting Start: Jan 5 2008 - 9:00am End: Jan 5 2008 - 4:00pm Please join together with Greens to talk, find out what is happening across the state and learn more at green workshops. Location: Hamline University, 1536 Hewitt Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55104, 651-523-2800; http://www.hamline. edu/ Continue reading

Greens announce Presidential Debate Jan. 13 in San Francisco; Racially diverse ballot includes ex-congressperson, consumer icon, professor, engineer

SAN FRANCISCO - The first, and only, live debate between candidates on the Green Party's California ballot for President of the United States - featuring a former Democratic Party member of Congress, consumer protection icon, professor and environmental engineer - is scheduled here January 13, said John Morton of the Green Party Presidential Debate Committee. The debate will be held Sunday, January 13, 2008 at 2 p.m. at the Herbst Theater/Veterans Memorial Building, 401 Van Ness Avenue. Continue reading