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Arizona Green Party recruiting candidates for the 2018 Elections

The Arizona Green Party (AZGP) has begun recruiting candidates for the 2018 Elections. So far, we have two statewide candidates (Governor and U.S. Senate), three congressional candidates, and three legislative candidates. In 2016, AZGP set a state party record by running nineteen (19) candidates statewide. Our goal for the 2018 Elections is to run at least 30-35 endorsed Green Party candidates statewide (statewide office, U.S. Congress, and Arizona State Legislature). The fact that we have already reached 25% of our goal bodes well for us! Here are the candidates that we have recruited (so far): Continue reading

Illinois Greens on the Ballot!

December 11, 2017 – The final day to file objections to candidate ballot access petitions has passed, and the Illinois Green Party slate for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Board of Commissioners went unchallenged. Your Illinois Greens will be on the ballot in the March 20, 2018 primary election! The slate of candidates representing the Illinois Green Party will be: Continue reading

We Can Make 2018 Better

  As 2017 comes to a close, we are happy that the Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP) was able to improve so much. Our new leadership has made major innovations and has developed new ways for members like you to participate. Here are seven ways for you to become an active member of the Green Party: Continue reading

Ballot Access Time in Indiana

Fellow Indiana Greens, Phil Sanders here, a member of the Circle City Green Party of Indianapolis and the Indiana Ballot Access Liaison. It is time for us to gather signatures on Indiana's (CAN-19) Indiana Petition of Nomination for Federal, State, State Legislature or Local Office IN 2018. Some of our Indiana Green Party groups have begun this procedure already, and I am appreciative of that initiative! Continue reading

Independent and Third Party Voices - 2018 Elections and Beyond

Join the Green Party of Santa Clara County and our panel of speakers for a lively and interactive exchange of ideas and strategies on reclaiming our democracy with the growing voice of independent and third parties. We invite you to add your voice to this important conversation and learn about the work independent and third party candidates are doing in California and the nation. Sharat Lin of the San José Peace and Justice Center will moderate the speakers’ opening presentations and the following discussions with audience questions and comments. Speakers presenting their perspectives for the 2018 elections and beyond will be: Continue reading

GPLAC-endorsed Green Congressional candidate Angelica Dueñas arrested protesting lack of DACA protections

  On December 5th, Green congressional candidate Angelica Dueñas was detained by police, after demonstrating in Senator Dianne Feinstein’s Los angeles office in support of permanent protection for DACA recipients. Her statement about DACA and her detention: The current presidential administration is on the path of destroying millions of people's lives - including by taking away DACA protection from over 800,000 Dreamers, putting them at risk to lose everything that they are working for. Breaking up families and destroying homes. And robbing us all of the rich contributions Dreamers have to offer. Continue reading

Black & Green Wednesday: Defending Immigrants

The Gateway Green Alliance and the Universal African Peoples Organization present this month's Black & Green Wednesday public forum on Defending Immigrants. Speaking will be Sara John, Interfaith Committee on Latin America; Tia Byrd, Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment; and Jose Alfredo Chavez, Latinos en AxionSTL. Rita Mauchenheimer, Green Party of St. Louis will be the moderator. Continue reading

Green Party of New Orleans FIRST ANNUAL MEETING

Looking past the election, we're planning on having the FIRST ANNUAL MEETING for our local chapter. Not to be confused with the Annual National Meeting or the state convention, this is strictly for our local New Orleans chapter. At this meeting we'll have three objectives. Continue reading

Tax Bill Passes Senate - All Hands On Deck!

In the wee hours of Saturday morning, the US Senate voted to pass a tax overhaul bill that will hasten our economic spiral. We know that our government has been sold to the highest bidder and that we need systemic changes. But for the next few days we need to focus on one thing only: making sure this tax bill does NOT pass. If you haven't had the chance to see any of the details, it will: increase our deficit.  devastate people with disabilities. actually increase taxes for people making under $200,000 a year. and many other disastrous effects on those who are not rich. Continue reading

Arizona Green Party e-newsletter, November 26, 2017

The Arizona Green Party (AZGP) is nearing the end of our Fall 2017 on-line fundraiser (ending Wednesday, November 29, 2017). We are asking all of our members to make a donation of $20.00 to support our important work. So far, 7 of our members have made donations. We would like to double that number before our fundraising deadline. For your donation, you will receive one of our new AZGP t-shirts! The t-shirts are a Green Grass color, made in the USA (by American Apparel), and are printed by Custom Ink (see photo below). Please support our on-line fundraiser. Continue reading