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Illinois U.S. Senate Poll Includes Four Parties

Ballot Access News:

A Chicago Tribune/WGN-TV poll released September 2 shows these results for the U.S. Senate race in Illinois: Democrat Alexi Giannoullas 34%, Republican Mark Kirk 34%, Green Party nominee LeAlan Jones 6%, Libertarian Party nominee Mike Labno 3%, undecided 23%.

The previous best showing for U.S. Senate for the Illinois Green Party was in 2008, when Kathleen Cummings polled 2.24%.… Read more ...

Green Rich Whitney says he is the better choice for true conservatives

PRESS RELEASE

CONTACT: Brandon Punke, Communications Director
Whitney for Governor
618-434-0046
media@whitneyforgov.org

CONTACT: Doug Dobmeyer, Deputy Communications Director
312-315-6887
doug@whitneyforgov.org

WHITNEY SHOWS WHY HE IS THE BETTER CHOICE FOR TRUE CONSERVATIVES

Carbondale, IL— Green Party candidate Rich Whitney released an essay today outlining why conservative voters should identify with him instead of Republican challenger Bill Brady.… Read more ...

Live webcast of Illinois Green Party convention – July 30-Aug 1

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Spread the word… the Illinois Green Party convention is going to stream live around the world this weekend!

We’re having our annual convention at Chicago’s Loyola University.. The live webcast will feature platform discussions, forums on Move to Amend, Single-Payer Health Care and the Re-localization Movement, and speeches by many of our candidates.… Read more ...

Green out-fundraises machine

Press release sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

CHICAGO – Jeremy Karpen’s campaign committee announced Tuesday that he had raised more money in the first half of 2010 than his opponent, the Democratic incumbent Maria ‘Toni’ Berrios.

In campaign disclosures filed last week, Green challenger Karpen’s
campaign reported more than $9,000 in total receipts, with over $5,400 in individual contributions.… Read more ...

State Journal-Register asks if Illinois Green Party can break through this year

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The State Journal-Register has an article asking if Illinois Green Party candidates like Rich Whitney and LeAlan Jones can lead the Greens to electoral success in spite of entrenched party politics:

With a Republican governor already in prison, a Democratic governor possibly headed there and no shortage of missteps by the major-party candidates for governor and U.S.

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Illinois Green LeAlan Jones: “From ‘Ghetto Life 101′ to a run for US Senate”

Posted by Dave Schwab at GreenPartyWatch.org:

Pam Adams of the Peoria Journal-Star has an article featuring LeAlan Jones, the Illinois Green Party’s candidate for US Senate:

Close to 20 years ago, a young producer for National Public Radio gave two young boys recording equipment, some basic lessons and sent them out to tell a story of growing up on the South Side of Chicago.

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Rich Whitney, Green Party candidate for Governor of Illinois, on Earth Day’s 40th Anniversary

Posted by Walter at Green Party Watch:

By Rich Whitney, Green Party candidate for Governor

The 40th Anniversary of Earth Day reminds me of the very first Earth Day, in 1970. I was a high-school Freshman that year and I remember an upper-classman named Billy Barth who recruited some of us to go out to a local stream and pick up litter and trash that had been dumped into it.… Read more ...

Illinois Green Party News Release: Eminent Domain for Peotone Airport Must be Halted

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 19, 2010

George Ochsenfeld
President of STAND
Green candidate for State Rep, 79th district
708 534-7319
Patrick Kelly
IL Green Party Media Coordinator
773-203-9631

EMINENT DOMAIN FOR PEOTONE AIRPORT MUST BE HALTED

* State spending on 500 acres lacks justification, jobs won’t materialize, say S.T.A.N.D.… Read more ...