Category Archives: Green Party

NY Poll: Sharpe Likely to Win Ballot Access

Larry Sharpe, Libertarian candidate for Governor of New York, did well in a late September poll conducted by Siena College Research Institute. Poll numbers showed Sharpe getting 2% of the vote from likely voters. This is better than the numbers for Howie Hawkins, who usually does well enough to maintain ballot access for the Green Party.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: Working Families Party caves once again

The only vote left for progressives and socialists is the Green Party ticket after the Working Families Party once again nominated Andrew Cuomo.

The WFPers who worked for Cynthia Nixon’s campaign, and the progressive Democrats who voted for her, will find that it is Green Party’s platform that calls for real solutions to the problems we face, from the climate emergency to the growing concentration of wealth in the hands of the 1% that leaves many of us in the 99% struggling for living-wage jobs, affordable housing, on-time transit, good schools, and adequate health care.… Read more ...

Helping to boost the Green Vote

Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is barnstorming through Ohio, Michigan and New York this week in support of local Green Party candidates.

Stein has events scheduled with Green gubernatorial candidates, Constance Gadell-Newton in Ohio, Jennifer Kurland in Michigan and Howie Hawkins in New York. Numerous other Green candidates will also be speaking.… Read more ...

Chris Hedges endorses Andy Ellis and Glenn Ross

The City of Baltimore, like many other cities in the United States, has not been well served by the Democratic or Republican Parties. The Democrats have been in complete control of every office in city politics for more than 50 years, an era of consistent downward decline. We cannot expect these parties that are indebted to Wall Street, K Street and developers to serve the interests of the people.… Read more ...

Benton Harbor, Michigan Has Higher Lead Levels Than Flint

Benton Harbor, the city of no return, is among 71 water districts in Michigan that have higher lead levels in the drinking water than Flint, says the Michigan Department of Environment Quality (MDEQ). Benton Harbor joins Grand Rapids as the worst cities in Michigan for child lead poisoning, according to the Detroit Free Press.… Read more ...

Andy Ellis: Debates Should Be a Required Part of the Campaign Process

When Larry Hogan and Ben Jealous decided to have only one debate in a hotly contested gubernatorial race, many voters were angry and disappointed. When they had that debate Sept. 24, many voters and observers were calling for more, inclusive and better debate.

Unfortunately, it is no longer unique in any political campaign to avoid meaningful and open debate.… Read more ...

Hawkins to WFP: Let’s Unite the Progressive Vote

Howie Hawkins, the Green Party of New York nominee for Governor, said he would be open to creating a joint ticket with the Working Families Party to unite the progressive vote for governor.

Hawkins said he would be reaching out to the WFP co-chairs urging them to consider his offer.… Read more ...

Dem Barbara Lee To Join Green Challenger Laura Wells In Historic Candidate Forum, Oct 5

Oakland, CA – In a move that surprised many, Democrat incumbent and U.S. Representative Barbara Lee will join in a public candidate forum with Laura Wells, the Green Party challenger for her District 13 House seat in the November 2018 General Election. The Green Party announced in June that due to a successful primary write-in campaign by Wells, three Green candidates are contesting U.S.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Gross Hospital Negligence Does Not Exempt Celebrities

Ralph Nader at Nader.org:

Solid studies by physicians at leading medical schools have been warning of the huge casualty toll that flows from preventable problems in hospitals. A 2016 peer-reviewed study by physicians at the Johns Hopkins University of Medicine estimated that at least 5,000 people a week in the U.S.… Read more ...

Mayoral Candidate Robert Shields: Renewable energy among plans for borough

FAIRBANKS, AKRobert Shields says the Fairbanks North Star Borough is ignoring opportunities to capture renewable energy, such as solar power and gas from rotting trash, that could save taxpayers tens of millions of dollars.

Boosting renewable energy is part of his plan to make Fairbanks a global center for culture and commerce if he is elected borough mayor on Tuesday.… Read more ...

Randy Auxier on why he’s running for Congress

People ask me why I am running for Congress in our district, so I thought I would take a minute to explain. After all, a number of my friends and neighbors feel that my presence in the race complicates the outcome.

Some prefer that the choice be simplified, not because they so much support either Mike Bost or Brendan Kelly as opposed to one or the other.… Read more ...

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

This post is in response to a recent post 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. Packman’ s show had bothered to make any effort to contact anyone from the Montana Green Party we would have gladly answered all his questions.… Read more ...