Green Party: WE need YOU to run for office in Texas!

The Green Party of Texas (GPTX) is now recruiting Green candidates for the 2020 general election ballot. For detailed information on running as a Green, please review our candidate FAQ.

Local Green groups must operate precinct nominating conventions on March 10, and these events must be posted with GPTX and your county clerk by February, so please register your county’s consolidated precinct nominating conventions with GPTX by emailing secretary@txgreens.org.

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October 2019 Open Thread

Welcome to October.

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Hawkins Campaign FEC Filing: A Working Class Green Campaign

From Howie Hawkins Green for President Campaign

Last week, the people-powered Howie Hawkins 2020 Green Party presidential campaign submitted its latest campaign finance filing to the FEC for the quarter ending September 30, 2019. Our filing is available on the FEC website.

As the campaign’s treasurer, I’m excited to share our promising numbers:

  • We’ve raised more than $60,000 as of this writing.
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Swiss election: Green parties ‘make historic gains’

Green parties’ gains would make them a major player in Swiss politics. From BBC.

BBC

Green parties have made strong gains in Switzerland’s parliamentary election, according to initial projections.

The anti-immigration Swiss People’s Party (SVP) is set to remain the largest party, despite losing at least 3% of its support.

But projections show a combined vote for the two green parties of around 20%.… Read more ...

Jill Stein challenges Hillary Clinton to debate after ‘Russian Asset’ smear

  • “It’s past time to give the American people the real debate they deserved in 2016.”

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday made the baseless claim that Dr. Jill Stein, the Green Party’s 2016 nominee for president, was a Russian agent—an allegation that was met with derision from Stein and an invitation to debate.… Read more ...

Green Party torches Hillary Clinton for claiming Jill Stein is ‘totally’ a Russian asset

“Brazen Orwellian doublespeak” — that’s what the Green Party is saying in response to Hillary Clinton’s accusation that their 2016 candidate, Dr. Jill Stein, is “totally” a “Russian asset.”

“Clinton has spent her entire career as an asset of Wall Street, the police state and war — the real dangers to everyday people in the United States and around the world,” Green Party communications manager Michael O’Neil said in a statement to Rolling Stone on Friday.… Read more ...

Hillary Clinton Accuses Jill Stein of Being a Russian Asset

 

During an appearance on the David Plouffe’s Campaign HQ podcast, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, accused 2012 and 2016 Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein of being a Russian asset.  Clinton also accused the Russians of “grooming” a current Democratic presidential candidate, presumably Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, to be a 2020 third party candidate and spoil the election in favor of President Donald Trump.… Read more ...

Marianne Williamson Announces She Will Not Run as a Third Party or Independent Presidential Candidate

 

In the video linked below, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, spiritual leader Marianne Williamson, who ran for Congress in 2014 as an Independent, tells Fox News’ Martha MacCallum that she will support whoever wins the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, even if it’s not herself.  Williamson says she will not run as an Independent or for the nomination of a third party.… Read more ...

Gloria La Riva to run for President a third time


Gloria La Riva, perennial candidate and socialist activist announced she would run for President as the party of Socialism and Liberation’s Nominee a third time. La Riva has previously run for President in 2008 and 2016 as the PSL nominee, was a placeholder presidential candidate in 1992 and 2012, and has run for various offices affiliated with the Peace and Freedom Party.… Read more ...

American Free Soil Party Has First Candidate

The American Free Soil has its first candidate. The Rev. Dr. James W. Clifton will be on the November 5th ballot for Town Council in the Town of Millersburg, IN. He will run against the GOP nominee. No Democrat will be on the ballot.

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Former Green Party candidate Jill Stein to attend rally at Federal Courthouse in Philadelphia

  • MEDIA ALERT: Green Party Candidate Jill Stein at Federal Courthouse in Philadelphia, 10/2, noon

PHILADELPHIA – The Steering Committee of the Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP) has endorsed the Protect Our Vote rally on Wednesday, October 2, and the struggle to “Stop the Machine.” More information may be found here, https://www.facebook.com/events/391050428235509/.… Read more ...

Green Party petition signing party on October 5

Petition Signing Party for Santa Clara Green County Council

Saturday, October 5, 3:00 – 6:00 PM
San Jose Jose Peace & Justice Center, 48 S 7th St, San Jose, 95112

Please join us at our Petition Signing Party as our County Council candidates gather signatures from registered Greens to get on the ballot for the March 2020 Primary Elections!… Read more ...