Category Archives: Green Party

2020 Green Party primary candidates and speculation

Ever since it’s creation, the Green Party has been known for nominating candidates like consumer advocate Ralph Nader in 1996 & 2000, political activist David Cobb in 2004, former representative Cynthia McKinney in 2008, and physician Jill Stein in 2012 & 2016. It’s also been involved in a heap of controversy due to Nader and Stein being attributed to the loss of the Democratic Candidates in each of their latter races via the debated spoiler effect.… Read more ...

City Council Candidate Sutliff-Atias Calls for Legislation to Stop Corruption in City Government

(Rochester, NY) — Announced candidate for Rochester City Council, Dave Sutliff-Atias, posted on his website a proposal for legislation that would tie campaign contributions to the ability to do business with the City of Rochester.

“At least two current elected officials in city government are being investigated by the Federal government,” says Sutliff-Atias.… Read more ...

Ajamu Baraka on John Bolton & Africa

The Bolton Speech on Africa: A Case of the Wolf and the Foxes

The Trump administration claims China and Russia are exploiting Africa, but US policy offers nothing but more guns, more bases and more subversion.

“Economic relations with China provides African states a modicum of spaceto exercise more effective national sovereignty than had ever been afforded them by the European colonial powers.”

Malcolm X reminded us that we had to be careful about the difference between the wolf and the fox.… Read more ...

Green Party Says Cuomo’s Proposals Would Help Doom the Planet

Albany, NYGreen Party of New York officers said Gov. Cuomo’s State of the State preview was short on everything except Andrew Cuomo’s positioning for the 2020 Presidential election. The party leadership said Cuomo’s plans on climate change and health care will doom millions of New Yorkers who already suffer from the intensifying climate catastrophe, and from the ongoing health care emergency of nonexistent or expensive, poor insurance.… Read more ...

Maine Green-Independent Party gives thanks …

Portland, ME – This holiday season, many of us are celebrating our communities and all that we have to be thankful for. We would like to take this opportunity to give our thanks to our candidates for state representative. Our 2018 Maine Green Independent Party nominees did incredible work in promoting our vision and values in their communities.… Read more ...

British Green Party Christmas Video

H/T Ballot Access News

Libertarian Party: initial 2020 presidential ballot access map and donation link

Posted at https://www.lp.org/2020ballotaccess/:

Ballot access is one of the most critical functions of the national party. “Ballot access” is political speak for “getting our candidates on ballots.”

Every cycle, the Libertarian Party works hard to get our candidates on as many ballots across the country as we can.

As of December 2018, we have ballot access for our 2020 Presidential candidate in 33 states plus D.C.

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Ballot Access News: November 2018 U.S. House Totals by Party

Ballot Access News:

All states have finished their official vote tallies except for West Virginia. The national totals for U.S. House by party (using the unofficial West Virginia returns, which will probably be almost exactly like the official ones) are:

Democratic 60,447,537; Republican 50,751,049; Libertarian 768,015; Green 224,919; Working Families 217,172; Conservative 207,094; Independent Parties (of Connecticut, Louisiana and Oregon) 74,672; Reform 66,579; Constitution 59,972; Independence Parties (of Minnesota and New York) 57,463; Working Class 53,102; Women’s Equality 41,317; United Utah 36,177; Legal Marijuana Now 15,791; American 15,011; Progressive 10,758; Independent American of Utah 6,686; Liberty Union 3,924; and Socialist Equality 2,213.

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Green Party Response to Poverty in PA

Members of the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) were saddened by the recently released U.S. Census Bureau report showing persistent poverty across Pennsylvania. The data indicate that there were more than 1.5 million Pennsylvania citizens living in poverty over the past year. That’s 12.5% of the population or 1 in 8 people.… Read more ...

Green Party of New York announces 2019 Legislative Agenda

The Green Party of New York announced its 2019 Legislative Agenda on December 13 in a press conference held Legislative Office Building in Albany, NY.

Speakers included Mark Dunlea, recent candidate for Comptroller on the Green Party line, CJ Chapman, local health care organizer and activist and Peter LaVenia, co-chair of the Green Party of New York.… Read more ...

Ajamu Baraka: ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: Time to De-Colonize Human Rights!’

“. . . recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world”

These are the words in the preamble the of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) promulgated 70 years ago on December 10, 1948.… Read more ...

Jim: Libertarians set new third party record for ballot access coming out of 2018 midterm

Another infographic from Jim from his dataset at https://imgur.com/a/YsovX illustrates the new record Libertarians set for alternative (“third”) party ballot access coming out of 2018 midterm:

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Jim: comparing voter registration trends of current nationally organized third parties in the US since 1970

Good news for Libertarian Party from 2018 election

Comparing Qualified Party Status for Libertarian, Green and Constitution Parties, Relative to Four Years Ago

http://ballot-access.org/2014/12/26/december-2014-ballot-access-news-print-edition/

Most recent LP national ballot access committee report

Based on this and subsequent email discussions the states which the LP will need to petition or add voter registration to be on the next presidential ballot in are:

AK (several hundred voter regs will be needed), AL, AR, IA, IL, OH – maybe, maybe not; informally it has been reported that SOS will not side with us but Richard Winger believes we have a good legal case, MD – may be won thru a lawsuit, ME – may be won thru a lawsuit, MN, ND, NH, NJ, RI, PA, TN, VA, WA and WI.… Read more ...