Tag Archives: John Gray

Half Million Votes for Green Senate Candidates

Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch

The eleven Green Party candidates on the ballot this year for US Senate netted a combined half million votes. The 510,000 votes is the highest combined total for Green Party Senate candidates since 2000, when Medea Benjamin won 326,000 votes for US Senate in California and Vance Hansen picked up over 100,000 in Arizona.… Read more ...

Arkansas Green candidates for Governor, US Senate polling at 3.5, 4%

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The City Wire reports on a new poll including Arkansas Green Party candidates Jim Lendall for governor and John Gray for US Senate:

In the U.S. Senate race, Boozman’s margin over incumbent U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln has shrunk to 13 points as he now holds a 49-36% lead.

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Arkansas Green candidate for US Senate interviewed in Arkansas Times

From the Arkansas Times (read the full thing here):

It’s difficult to find any media reference to John Gray, Green Party candidate for Congress. Short of of an occasional brief sort of mention on the news, the lion’s share pf coverage goes to either Republican John Boozman or Democrat Blanche Lambert Lincoln.

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News from Ed Bortz, Pittsburgh Green for US House

Pennsylvania Green Party candidate for US House in PA’s 14th District Ed Bortz has been very active recently. On September 13th, Bortz spoke out against hydrofracking at a Pittsburgh City Council meeting, which earned him a mention in at least one news outlet.

Bortz has received the endorsement of the Gertrude Stein Political Club of Greater Pittsburgh for his strong advocacy of the rights of people in the GLBT community.… Read more ...

Arkansas To Hold 4-Candidate U.S. Senate Debate

Ballot Access News:

Arkansas Educational TV will host a debate between all four candidates on the ballot for U.S. Senate, on October 13. The candidates are Democratic incumbent Blanche Lincoln, Republican John Boozman, Green Party nominee John Gray, and independent Trevor Drown. This is believed to be the first televised debate for a statewide office in Arkansas that includes a Green Party nominee.… Read more ...

Candidates Resort to Increasingly Drastic Measures in Fight for Open Debates

Damon Eris at Poli-Tea:

There are a variety of means by which the Democratic and Republican parties ensure the reproduction of their joint misrule despite the fact that dwindling numbers of Americans are willing to support them in their efforts. Double standards governing access to the ballot for Democrats and Republicans, on the one hand, and everyone else on the other, are aimed at limiting voter choice in local, state and federal elections.… Read more ...

The Eternal Debate on Debates

From the Topeka Capital-Journal:

Ken Cannon and Andrew Gray endorse third-party candidate participation in Kansas gubernatorial debates.

It is more than philosophical. It is personal.

Gray is the Libertarian Party’s nominee for governor, while Cannon carries the banner of the Reform Party on the November ballot.

The first significant opportunity for these third-party leaders to exchange political barbs with Republican nominee U.S.

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New Polling for Trevor Drown, John Gray for AR Senate

From the Arkansas New Bureau:

The poll of 793 likely Arkansas voters, conducted Saturday through automated phone calls, found that 57 percent said they would vote for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Boozman and 32 percent for Democratic incumbent Lincoln if the election were today.

Another 3 percent said they would vote for independent candidate Trevor Drown and 2 percent said they would vote for Green Party candidate John Gray, with the remaining 6 percent undecided.

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Blanche Lincoln, John Boozman will face Green John Gray in Arkansas US Senate race

Democrat Blanche Lincoln and Republican John Boozman, winners of their parties’ primaries for this year’s US Senate race in Arkansas, will face Green Party candidate John Gray, retired engineer and current Mayor of Greenland, AR. Lincoln, a leading beneficiary of retail giant Wal-Mart who was supported in a close primary race by President Barack Obama, has drawn the ire of progressives for her opposition to the Employee Free Choice Act and her efforts to weaken health care reform.… Read more ...

KTHV-TV in Arkansas covers Green US Senate candidate John Gray

Mayor John Gray of Greenland, Arkansas is running as a Green Party candidate for US Senate in Arkansas.  He was recently featured on the television station KTHV-TV’s news show.

U.S. Senate hopeful, John Gray, and mayor of Greenland hopes to bring his views to Washington, D.C.

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Mayor John Gray, of Greenland, says his main campaign focus is jobs.

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Arkansas Mayor and atomic energy expert will seek Green Party nomination for US Senate

from Ballot Access News
Small-Town Mayor in Arkansas Will Seek Green Party Nomination for U.S. Senate

September 8th, 2009

John Gray, Mayor of Greenland, Arkansas, said on September 6 that he will seek the Green Party nomination for U.S. Senate in 2010. Gray has a Masters Degree in physics and is an expert in atomic energy, which he opposes.

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