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PA Green Party candidates reflect on 2019 election

PHILADELPHIA – County affiliates of the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) had four candidates on the ballot for local office in the 2019 General Election. There are many motives leading people to run for office, including the belief that they just might win. While one of the candidates actually did win her election, all four Green Party candidates have given us some insight into their rationale for running and what they learned from the experience. Continue reading

PA Green Party calls Senate Bill 887 "an Act of Terrorism"

PHILADELPHIA – On November 3, the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) Steering Committee voted to oppose Senate Bill 887 (SB 887), entitled "Critical Infrastructure Protection Act." The bill was introduced by Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) and has been co-sponsored by nine other Republican Senators. GPPA Co-chair Sheri Miller of Adams County explained, "Recently introduced SB 887 includes a long list of corporations that are already protected by current law. This bill, however, elevates any crimes against these specific corporations to that of a felony offense. The Green Party does not understand what problem the bill is trying to fix." Continue reading

Green Party Celebrates NY Candidates and Important Victories for Ranked Choice Voting and Independent Redistricting

November 6, 2019 — The Green Party of New York (GPNY) congratulated all of its candidates today, especially Carol Sandy Przybylak, who received 25% of the vote in her race for a seat on the Cheektowaga Town Council. Green officials also celebrated the success of the Ranked-Choice Voting (RCV) ballot proposition in New York City, and the Independent Redistricting proposition in the City of Syracuse. Continue reading

Wisconsin Green Party seeks 2020 candidates

MADISON, Wi – Have you thought about running for office?  Even if you haven’t, consider the following: Americans are close to rebellion against the political establishment. National polls consistently show that roughly 60% of Americans - and over 70% of millennials - agree that the establishment parties are failing us, and that we need a new major party. Continue reading

Green Party City Council Candidates Plan Busy Election Day

Rochester, NY – Local Green Party of Monroe County candidates for Rochester City Council and their supporters have a busy day lined up on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5th. All three candidates will be voting, along with providing rides to the polls, and an Election Night celebration. Continue reading

Green Party stands with Tom Reale against political corruption and bullying

ALBANY, NY, October 31, 2019 – Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin, Rensselaer County Republican operative Rich Crist, former Troy mayoral candidate Jim Gordon, and former Congressman John Sweeney threatened their own Republican Troy mayoral candidate Tom Reale to drop out of the race and endorse Democrat Rodney Wiltshire or risk losing his job with the NYS Senate. Continue reading

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