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Sowing the Seeds

PHILADELPHIA – The 2020 election season is off to a fast start, and the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) has big plans. We want Green candidates across the Commonwealth to run for state legislature.  We know voters are tired of the same old politics in Harrisburg, and ready to hear new voices supporting the 4 Pillars and 10 Key Values of the Green Party.   To ordinary citizens, running for office often feels intimidating.  The Green Wave Team of GPPA is here to educate potential candidates from the start.   And between now and the end of this year, our Sowing the Seeds candidate incentive campaign will make a $250 donation to all candidates who organize and file a campaign committee for 2020. Continue reading

Green Party of Washington 2019 Fall Gathering

SEATTLE – On Saturday, November 9th the Green Party of Washington State will hold our annual Fall Gathering in Seattle. We hope all local chapters will send representatives to this statewide Gathering of Greens.  Come meet Green Party supporters from across the State All supporters are welcome to attend, regardless of membership status or level of activity. Registration is on a sliding scale. No one will be turned away due to financial hardship. Continue reading

October 2019 Newsletter from the Maryland Green Party

BALTIMORE – Over the past year, the Maryland Green Party has been actively working to regain Ballot Access and to lay a foundation for the 2020 election. We look forward to the 2020’s as a crucial decade for the direction of the state of Maryland and for the Planet, we know that increasingly more and more people are demanding an alternative to the two party system and we want to be well positioned to be that alternative. So far this year we have: Continue reading

More Greens Running in Connecticut than other states

CLINTON, Ct — Not Democrats, not Republicans, the Green Party in Connecticut is running more candidates in local elections than it ever has before, and it is running more candidates in more local elections than any other state in the union. Take, for example, the Town of Clinton, located on the shoreline in Connecticut. Continue reading

Green Party proposes fix for latest campaign finance commission flip-flop

ALBANY, NY, October 24, 2019 — Green Party officers said the Campaign Finance Commission's latest about-face on whether to allow out-of-district donations to count towards a proposed public matching funds system highlights the flawed nature of public matching funds. The party instead proposed the Commission enact the "Clean Money, Clean Elections" grants-based system that exists in Arizona and Maine. Party leaders said the system was easier and fairer, and would solve the debate over in-district or out-of-district matches. Continue reading

Learn to lead at the Green Campaign School!

MADISON, Wi – Please join the Wisconsin Green Party (WIGP) at a one-day Green Campaign School on Saturday November 9th in Madison! This campaign school is for anyone who is interested in running for office as a Green, working on a Green campaign, or simply learning more about grassroots campaigning. Continue reading

WE need YOU to run for office in Texas!

The Green Party of Texas (GPTX) is now recruiting Green candidates for the 2020 general election ballot. For detailed information on running as a Green, please review our candidate FAQ. Local Green groups must operate precinct nominating conventions on March 10, and these events must be posted with GPTX and your county clerk by February, so please register your county's consolidated precinct nominating conventions with GPTX by emailing secretary@txgreens.org. Continue reading

Updates from Illinois: Kevin Zeese, Conference in Urbana Saturday!

Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance Coming to Illinois! For years, Popular Resistance has been an indispensable source of information for the peace movement and struggles for economic, racial and environmental justice. Now co-director and frequent contributor Kevin Zeese will be coming to Illinois to speak at several events, including our Fall Conference in Urbana on October 26th.  Continue reading

Preliminary injunction filed in lawsuit against Texas SOS

HOUSTON – Harris County Green Party member Laura Palmer and The Green Party of Texas are among the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the Texas Secretary of State's Office. The suit challenges, on constitutional grounds, the new requirements for candidates to pay filing fees to the state or submit petition signatures in lieu of the fee. Plaintiffs' attorney Oliver Hall filed a preliminary injunction Thursday, with the intent of stopping the Secretary of State's Office from enforcing these new provisions of the Texas Election Code as amended through HB 2504 this year. You can read the entire injunction here. Continue reading

Health Care in Canada and Cuba: What Do They Have that We Don't?

This forum is sponsored by the Gateway Green Alliance, Universal African Peoples Organization and Missourians for Single Payer ST. LOUIS – What are major problems with health care in the US that make it inaccessible for the poor, the working poor, and middle class families who often have insurance plans? Why is health care so expensive? Why does the US have higher infant and maternal mortality rates compared with some, poor countries? Continue reading