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Green Party of Santa Clara September Newsletter

We often hear "Why don't Greens run for local offices?". We are proud to share that many Greens across California do run for local and non-partisan offices in every election and many are elected! Greens currently serve in over 60 public offices in California and they have all won their seats by running grassroots campaigns with PEOPLE POWER and with NO corporate or lobbyist contributions. Continue reading

Former Green candidate murdered in Chicago

Editor's Note: Alberto Bocanegra, Jr. was a former National Committee delegate from Illinois and Chicago City Council candidate in 2011. CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 39-year-old man was fatally shot early Tuesday after chasing a driver who allegedly hit a female bicyclist participating in a group bike ride on the South Side, Chicago police said. Continue reading

Montana Green Party responds to David Packman: Green Party Candidate Was on Republican Payroll

This post is in response to a recent post on Independent Political Report by David Packman titled “Green Party Candidate was on Republican Payroll“ First of all, yes we have in fact repeatedly responded to this nonsense! If anyone from Mr. Pakman’ s show had bothered to make any effort to contact anyone from the Montana Green Party we would have gladly answered all his questions. This is biased media at its worst, but I should suppose we should be flattered for the 6 min piece, huh? Continue reading

Socialist Solutions to Low Wages

Don't miss the first in a series of important forums in NYC sponsored by the Hawkins/Lee for Governor campaign! TODAY, September 25th! See below for details. More forums to come. We will keep you updated.Also, please join us for the Green Party of Brooklyn regular Thursday night campaign meeting this week on Thursday September 27th at 7:00 pm at 31 Smith Street in Brooklyn. Continue reading

Missouri Green Party votes to update their platform

After a year of the Missouri Green Party's Platform Committee's hard work, the membership at the August 2018 State Convention voted in six remaining planks to our State Platform! All party members had the opportunity to be involved throughout the process by joining Platform sub-committees, sending feedback on draft planks, participating in local chapter feedback on draft planks, and finally during the discussion& voting at the convention. We appreciate every one of you who put work into this project, especially the many committee members! Huge thanks to Don Fitz for leading this effort through to the end and ensuring that we came out of the 2018 convention with a full Platform! Continue reading

Annual Elections and Monthly Meeting

Albany, NY – All are invited and encouraged to attend the Annual Elections and September meeting of the Upper Hudson Green Party from 6:15 pm to 7:45 pm on Monday in the Large Auditorium of the Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Ave., just east of the Armory at Lark Street. There is free parking in the rear off Elk Street.Come out and meet active Green citizens from your community. Green curious welcome. RSVP on Facebook. Continue reading

Jill Stein introduces Green Uprising

Welcome to the Fireside Chat, where we rise up as empire doubles down. Here we come together to celebrate your acts of resistance and transformation, as we fight for the greater good like our lives depend on it – because they do! Continue reading

Statewide Green Party Candidates Tour Mariner East Pipeline

Uwchlan Township, Chester County, PA – All three statewide candidates of the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) toured a portion of Sunoco's Mariner East Pipeline at the invitation of the Uwchlan Safety Coalition on Tuesday, September 18 (see video at the bottom of the page). Governor and Lieutenant Governor hopefuls Paul Glover and Jocolyn Bowser-Bostick and U.S. Senate candidate Neal Gale met with homeowners and community members negatively impacted by drilling and operations in Chester and Delaware counties. Continue reading

Green Party of Virginia State Meeting

The Green Party of Virginia will be holding a state meeting on Saturday, October 20, 2018, beginning at 10:00 AM sharp. The meeting will take place at the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library in Charlottesville. We'll be meeting in the Jefferson Room. Continue reading

New Mexico Supreme Court eliminates straight party voting

The Green Party of New Mexico agrees with and appreciates the decision of the New Mexico Supreme Court to strike straight-party or straight-ticket voting from New Mexico ballots. Straight-party voting is a device that serves the dominant party.  Minor party, unaffiliated, and write-in candidates are further disadvantaged by a mechanism that encourages voter disinterest.  Down-ticket races tend to become part of a spiral of increasing single-party rule and uncontested incumbency.  The result is less democracy.  Continue reading