Author Archives: Jonathan Makeley

Green Party Files for 2018 Ballot Access in Texas

The Green Party released a statement announcing that they have filed for party registration in order to gain ballot access in Texas for the 2018 election. Their statement reads as follows:

Green Party of Texas Files for 2018 Ballot Access
The Green Party of Texas (GPTX) has filed party registration with the Texas Secretary of State’s office, declaring GPTX intent to nominate candidates to the November 2018 general election ballot.… Read more ...

Jill Stein Responds to Senate Committee Investigation

Jill Stein Protect Elections Statement

The Green Party issued a press release commenting on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence looking at  Jill Stein as part of its investigation into interference in the 2016 election. The statement reads as follows.

Complying with Senate Committee request, Stein urges safeguarding elections from interference – while cautioning against the targeting of political opposition.Read more ...

Green Mountain Party Gains Minor Party Status in Vermont

Vermont Green Mountain Party

The Green Mountain Party has gained Minor Party status in the state of Vermont. The Green Mountain Party is a political group unique to Vermont and is not affiliated with any national political organization. The Green Mountain Party was initially founded in 2015 in the town of Waitsfield.… Read more ...

Travis County Green Party Condemns Trump’s Jerusalem Embassy Decision

Jerusalem

The Green Party of Travis County Texas released a decision condemning the Trump Administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel and plans for moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. Their statement reads as follows.

Travis County Green Party condemns Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Travis County Green Party (TCGP) strongly opposes and condemns the decision by President Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, as well as plans to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.… Read more ...

Green Party Criticizes FCC Decision to End Net Neutrality

Don’t Tread on Net

The Green Party issued a statement on December 14th criticizing the FCC decision on ending Net Neutrality, and called for establishing public ownership of internet services. The statement reads as follows.

Green Party blasts FCC’s repeal of Net Neutrality rules, demands public ownership of Internet access

WASHINGTON, D.C.… Read more ...

Green Party of Utah Condemns Executive Orders Shrinking National Monuments

Cliff Formation Bear Ears Monument

The Green Party of Utah released a statement condemning the decision by the Trump Administration to reduce the size of two National Monuments in Utah. Their statement reads as follows.

Green Party of Utah Condemns Executive Orders Shrinking the size of Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

Salt Lake City, Utah – In the wake of a unilaterally destructive act by President Trump, in the form of executive orders to rescind the size of National Monuments Bears Ears and The Grand Staircase-Escalante, the Green Party of Utah calls for preserving the protections of large contiguous areas of habitat for regional biodiversity as established by previous democratically elected presidents.… Read more ...

Rushford Liberty Party candidates take victories in local elections

In the town of Rushford, New York, a group of local citizens had joined together to form a local political group, under the name of the Liberty Party. In the 2017 elections, the Rushford Liberty Party had four candidates placed on ballot under the Liberty Party ballot line via independent nominating petition.… Read more ...

Ben Walsh elected Mayor of Syracuse

 

Ben Walsh hugs a supporter in the grand ballroom. Ben Walsh’s election night headquarters at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown’ s Grand Ballroom, November 7, 2017.(Michael Greenlar | mgreenlar@syracuse.com)

The minor party candidate Ben Walsh has been elected the new mayor of the Syracuse, New York. Ben Walsh was the candidate of the Independence, Reform, and Upstate Jobs parties.… Read more ...

Ben Walsh Leading in Race for Mayor of Syracuse

Syracuse mayoral candidates Laura Lavine , Juanita Perez Williams,  Ben Walsh, and Howie Hawkins Syracuse.com.(Dennis Nett | dnett@syracuse.com)

Ben Walsh is currently leading in the latest poll for Mayor or Syracuse, New York. Ben Walsh is a Syracuse businessman running for mayor with the support of the Independence, Reform, and Upstate Jobs parties.… Read more ...

Socialist Alternative Candidate Running in Minneapolis City Council Race

Ginger Jentzen is running for Minneapolis City council as a candidate of the Socialist Alternative Party. Jentzen, a first time political candidate, has a background in community organizing and had played a leading role in the campaign for establishing a $15 minimum wage in Minneapolis. She is running in the 3rd Ward against two Democratic Farmers-Labor candidates, Tim Bildsoe and Steve Fletcher, and Green Party candidate Samantha Pree-Stinson.… Read more ...