Category Archives: Green Party

Green Party Holding Candidate Recruitment and Training Webinar Hosted by Elected Greens

The Green Party is hosting a live webinar on Tuesday, January 25 at 9:00 pm Eastern to help recruit and inspire potential Green candidates for future elections.

A panel discussion will include three current Green officeholders who will talk about their campaigns and what they’re accomplishing as elected officials.

Set to appear as part of this event are city councilwoman Anna Trevorrow from Portland, ME, mayor Peter Schwartzman of Galesburg, IL, and Samantha Pree-Stinson, who was recently elected to the Board of Estimate and Taxation in Minneapolis.… Read more ...

Ted Rall: Democrats Talk a Good Game About Election Integrity, But Use Tricks to Punish Green Party

Political columnist and cartoonist Ted Rall, a voice of the left, took Democrats to task for their treatment of Green Party candidates in a new Wall Street Journal editorial.

Rall lays out the case that Democrats used lawsuits over minor technicalities to force Green Party nominee Howie Hawkins off the ballot in several states in 2020.… Read more ...

MAPPED: Which Green Reigns Supreme?

Our favorite Twitter mapmaker Nick (@Mill226) has been graciously allowing us to republish some of his maps here on IPR. If you find these kinds of visualizations interesting, you should definitely follow him on Twitter.

As a special commission for IPR, we’ve asked Nick to do a set of maps comparing the Green Party’s showings in presidential elections from 1996 to 2020.… Read more ...

Illinois Greens Endorse Chicago Teachers Union in Fight Over Distance Learning

The Illinois Green Party has released a statement stressing that the party “wholeheartedly supports the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) in its struggle with the Chicago Public Schools over in-person learning and school safety.”

Chicago students recently returned to class following a CTU walkout that flared tensions between the labor union and the city’s Democratic mayor.… Read more ...

MAPPED: Libertarians vs. Greens (1996-2020)

IPR’s favorite map maker Nick (@Mill226) has created an interesting match-up that combines the vote total for Libertarian presidential campaigns and the combined Green/Nader vote from 1996-2020 U.S. presidential elections. During this time period the Libertarians polled approximately 9.4 million votes to around 7.4 million for the Greens/Nader, a 56-44 margin.… Read more ...

News & Notes: Maine Libertarians Can Reenroll, Hawaiian Greens Seek Candidates, Wayne Allyn Root Blasts Trump

MAINE LIBERTARIANS BACK IN BUSINESS: A federal judge has ordered Maine election officials to allow Libertarian Party members to re-enroll in an expedited process and to nominate candidates for the 2022 elections.

The order by Judge Lance Walker, signed last week, requires the secretary of state to send letters informing Libertarians that their unenrollment was unlawful and that they may rejoin.… Read more ...

Peter Camejo: Watermelon through and through

On this day 82 years ago, Peter Miguel Camejo was born to Elvia Guanche and Dr. Daniel Camejo Octavio. While hailing from New York, he frequently visited his parent’s home country of Venezuela, competing for them in the 1960 Olympics with his dad. Afterwards he entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and later the University of California where begun to get involved with student activism, which inevitably got him expelled for “using an unauthorized microphone.” Read more ...

Center for Competitive Democracy Files Petition re – FEC $175,000+ “Repayment” Demand Against GP’s Jill Stein

A 07 Dec 2021 Media Release from the Center for Competitive Democracy (CDC) states:

“Nearly five years after the 2016 presidential election — the FEC notified Dr. (Jill) Stein that she and her campaign committee must repay $175,272 in primary matching funds received during that election. The Stein Campaign spent the funds on petition drives to obtain ballot access nationwide — activity that the FEC itself identifies as equivalent to a primary election — but the FEC nevertheless concluded that the expenditures were not qualified primary expenses.… Read more ...

Credit: Ahmed Eltouny

Green Party Praises Venezuelan Election as ‘Advanced’ and ‘Fair and Democratic’ Process

Reporting from Venezuela as an on-site elections observer in Caracas, U.S. Green Party co-chair Ahmed Eltouny described witnessing a fair and efficient election.

The Maduro Government invited an assortment of international observers to witness how Venezuelan elections are conducted. Eltouny, in addition to observers from the European Union (EU), was present during regional elections for state governors, mayors and city councils, which were conducted nationwide.… Read more ...

Green Party Charges That Glasgow Conference Agreements Will Lead to ‘Climate Collapse’

The Green Party of the United States issued a statement today charging that the COP26 world climate summit in Glasgow “failed to produce the radical action scientists say is needed to avoid climate collapse, and that the only way for humanity to prevent catastrophe for life on Earth is a global Green New Deal.”… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Inside Bezos – A Five-Year Old Boy – Outside, A Cunning Extraterrestrial Profiteer

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, sent the following fictional account last week to his e-mail subscribers.

Jeff Bezos touched down after his 10 minutes, 10 second vertical 66 mile zoom above Earth.… Read more ...

Georgia Green Party deaccredited

I’m technically jumping the gun, as the vote runs through the end of today, July 25, but a peek at the vote numbers so far, running 10-1 in favor and well past a necessary quorum, indicate that I’m not jumping the gun in reality.

This is the denouement of a long issue that’s had at least some degree of bad faith on “both sides,” as I see it.… Read more ...