Tag Archives: New York Green Party

MSNBC: Green Party Candidate for Governor, I can Win This

(The following was originally published on MSNBC.)

The 2014 New York governor’s race is not Howie Hawkins’ first dance. Hawkins, the Green Party’s gubernatorial nominee and a long-time UPS truck unloader, is a perennial candidate for public office, having logged six unsuccessful races in just eight years. This time, though, is different.… Read more ...

Poughkeepsie Journal: Green Party Candidate for Governor Stops in New Paltz

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(The following was originally published in the Poughkeepsie Journal.)

NEW PALTZ – Gowri Parameswaran of New Paltz isn’t certain that Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for governor, can win in November.

“I’m hoping,” the registered Democrat said. “I’m very optimistic.”

Parameswaran was one of about 15 people who turned out Monday evening to hear Hawkins pitch his platform during a campaign stop at New Paltz Village Hall.… Read more ...

Hawkins Says WFP Nod For Cuomo Betrays Working Families

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(The following was originally published on Green Party gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins campaign website.)

Howie Hawkins said today that the decision by the Working Families Party to nominate Governor Cuomo for a second term of Governor was an abandonment of working class and progressive voters, just further proof that the WFP is merely a liberal wing on the Democrats.… Read more ...

New York Greens Host Rally Against Fracking

From Green Party Watch, June 16, 2013:

Will you stand up and end the threat of fracking in NY State, once and for all? Not a moratorium, or another delay, but a BAN. Right now.

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RSVP to rally with the Greens in Albany toDemand a Ban from Cuomo on June 17th!Read more ...

Green Party of New York State and Onthewilderside responses to Cuomo’s ‘Unconstitutional Fraud on Voters’

Ian Wilder of onthewilderside* writes: The Green Party press release below points out that Governor Cuomo is looking to make bad law worse in the name of making it better. New York has a terrible party system, where the same candidate can clog up the ballot running on a multitude of lines.Read more ...

Rebecca Rotzler elected New Paltz Trustee again

Rebecca Rotzler is a longtime, Green Party activist, who has served as a Co-Chair of the Green Party of the United States. Rotzler previously served as a New Paltz Village Trustee from 2003 to 2007.

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Rebecca Rotzler was elected to serve again on the New Paltz Village Board.… Read more ...

New York Green Party rolls out list of 2011 candidates

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The New York Green Party has published a list of Green candidates running in this year’s general election on November 8th. The 18 candidates on the list are running for a range of local offices, including town/city council, school board, and county legislature, in locations from Syracuse and Rochester to Suffolk County.… Read more ...

Green Party activist Edy: The Green Party taking money from Republicans (or Democrats) a bad thing?

Email from Green Party activist Edy:


Forward this around the country!! Thanks!!

So I had a conversation online and the question came up if it would be un-Green like to take money from Republicans in order to help fund a campaign. Ralph Nader didn’t do it in his 2000, 2004 runs to give you some perspective, but what about the rest of the Greens?… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins on what lies beneath Obama’s “Mission Accomplished” Speech

OnTheWilderSide:

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from Green Party New York

Obama’s speech affirmed popular slogans: bring the troops home and focus on jobs and economic recovery at home. But it was as disingenuous as Bush’s weapons of mass destruction excuse for starting the Iraq war in the first place.

The reality is quite different from what Obama said.… Read more ...

New York Green Hawkins Opposes Increased Jail Time for Lawyer Lynne Stewart

GP.org:

Howie Hawkins – Green for Governor

Media Release
http://www.howiehawkins.orghttp://www.gpny.org

For Immediate Release: July 15, 2010

For More Info:
Howie Hawkins, 315 425-1019
Mark Dunlea, 518 860-3725

Calls it an Attempt to Intimidate Lawyers Representing Unpopular Clients

Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor, harshly condemned the increased jail time ordered for civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart, calling it an affront to the American legal system.… Read more ...