Category Archives: Green Party

Candidates Jointly File To Declare Special Election in 197th District Null and Void

Posted at GP.org:

Cheri Honkala, Lucinda Little, Green Party of Pennsylvania, Republican City Committee of Philadelphia, & Republican State Committee File in U.S. District Court for New Special Election

Cheri Honkala and Lucinda Little, candidates for Pennsylvania State Representative in the 197th district, will be speaking to the press about their lawsuit regarding the widespread election fraud and voter intimidation that occurred in the March 21 special election.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘Self-Censored Questions by Career Questioners’

Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:

I’ve always been intrigued by the major questions not asked by reporters at press conferences, not asked by legislators at public hearings or even the questions citizens at town meetings don’t ask public officials. It’s not that they do not know about or could not easily become informed enough about a given issue and ask substantive questions.… Read more ...

Tennessee Legislature punts ballot access reform to 2018

Ballot Access News:

On April 4, the Tennessee House Local Government Committee passed HB 662. It had previously passed a subcommittee on March 28. It lowers the number of signatures for a newly-qualifying party from 2.5% of the last gubernatorial vote (33,816 signatures) to exactly 5,000. The vote was 9-3.… Read more ...

Representatives from Both The DNC and GOP Lament Results of 2016 Election, Wish They’d Paid Attention to Other Presidential Candidates

In a stunning commentary on the results of the 2016 Presidential campaign, participants from both the Republican and Democratic nominating conventions admit they wish they’d listened to the candidates from the other political parties.

“When I see the result of the DNC choosing Hillary as our candidate, I realize maybe Gary Johnson [the Libertarian Party’s Presidential candidate] not knowing of any world leaders he respected wasn’t such a bad thing”, said an anonymous source, who admits to being a delegate at the Democratic convention.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘Crash of Trumpcare Opens Door to Full Medicare for All’

Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:

You can thank House Speaker Ryan and President Trump for pushing their cruel health insurance boondoggle. This debacle has created a big opening to put Single Payer or full Medicare for all prominently front and center. Single Payer means everybody in, nobody out, with free choice of physician and hospital.… Read more ...

Cheri Honkala’s Lawsuit on Special Election: PA GOP joins; PA Attorney General will investigate

Ballot Access News:

Pennsylvania’s Attorney General will investigate charges that many election laws were broken on March 21, the day the voters of the 197th House district chose a new state representative. See this story.

Also at Ballot Access News:

Cheri Honkala, the Green Party nominee for State House in Pennsylvania’s 197th district, is about to file a federal lawsuit over election law violations in the March 21 special election.… Read more ...

MT: Green Party sues for inclusion in special congressional election

Per Missoula’s KGVO radio news:

39 year-old Thomas Breck of Missoula is the Green Party candidate for the Congressional seat vacated by Ryan Zinke, who was recently confirmed as Secretary of the Interior.

Breck, the father of three, is a carpenter and a student at the University of Montana. He explains why the Green Party has had to sue to be included on the special election ballot set for May 25.

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Honkala Joins Trans-Partisan Call For Election Investigation

GP.org:


Honkala along with Greens, Republicans, and Democrats call for full investigation of intimidation and election fraud

PHILADELPHIA, Pa — Numerous incidents of election fraud and voter intimidation were reported throughout the day of the special election, March 21, by voters, poll workers, and volunteers supporting the endorsed candidates of all three parties represented.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘Reason and Justice Address Realities’

Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:

It is not just Donald Trump whose rhetoric is chronically bereft of reality. Politicians, reporters, commentators and academics are often similarly untethered to hard facts, albeit not for narcissistic enjoyment. There are many patterns of fact, relevant to a subject being discussed, that are off the table—either consciously or because they are deemed inconvenient.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘“Making America Great” at Americans’ Expense’

Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:

Donald J. Trump was a builder of casinos and high-priced hotels and golf courses. Now he is a builder of a tower of contradictions for the American people that is making “America Great” at their expense.

He made many conflicting promises throughout his presidential campaign. He was going to be the “voice of the people.” He was going to make their safety and their job expansion his number one priority.… Read more ...

SC Green candidate David Kulma attends a meet-n-greet: Goldman Sachs vs Adjunct Professor

David Kulma, Green for Congress in SC's 5th

Green Party Watch:

SC Green candidate David Kulma attends a meet-n-greet. Three Democratic candidates address Rock Hill Rising.

Green Party candidate David Kulma attended a forum where retired Goldman Sachs executive Archie Parnell and two other Democrats addressed Rock Hill Rising.

March 15th in Rock Hill South Carolina a group of citizens took their virtual community to the “real world” by hosting a gathering of three contenders for the Democratic Party nomination in SC Congressional District 5.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier than We Think’

Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org (excerpt):

Every action prompts a reaction. Members of Congress, who do not like to face real people in real auditoriums, between elections, are responding by refusing to meet with those they represent or insisting on telephone “town meetings”. Well, the response by the voters should be to announce their own town meetings with their own demands and reforms, at a publically convenient location.… Read more ...