Tag Archives: Alvin Greene

Scott West of the South Carolina Green Party: ‘Straight-Ticket Distorts Democracy In State Elections’

Reposted from the South Carolina Green Party website:

How is it possible that former Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Alvin Greene could go from 25+% of the vote in a statewide contest to 1% of the vote running in his own hometown?  Alvin Greene attained 28% of the vote for U.S.… Read more ...

Tom Clements Leading Alvin Greene In South Carolina Senate Race

A new poll is out on the three-way  (and a handful of write-ins) South Carolina Senate race. From The State on the Winthrop University poll:

U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint is poised to cruise to re-election, as 58 percent of poll respondents favor DeMint. But Green Party candidate Tom Clements of Columbia is preferred by 12 percent of voters, while Democratic Party nominee Alvin Greene is preferred by 11 percent of voters.
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Tom Clements talks jobs, cutting military spending, and unseating Republican incumbent to women educators

From SCNow.com (read the full thing here):

Green Party U.S. Senate candidate Tom Clements says he would like to see money that comes into South Carolina applied more responsibly to address South Carolina’s high jobless rate.Clements stopped in Florence on Thursday on his way to speak in Lamar at an event for Delta Kappa Gamma, an honor society for women educators.

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The Nation Profiles Tom Clements

John Nichols writes a glowing endorsement of Democrats voting for Green Party candidate Tom Clements in an upcoming issue of The Nation. After lamenting having Alvin Greene as the Democratic nominee, the author asks,

If only there was an alternative! If only there was a credible contender with a record of local, state and national activism, with a firm grasp of the issues, thoughtful progressive positions and an easygoing yet professional style.

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Tom Clements To Speak to Local Democratic Club

From The State:

Tom Clements, Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate, will speak to the Greater Irmo Democratic Club next month. It is, according to a news release, the first time the club will hear from a competing political party’s nominee…

 Clements, who lives in Columbia, is well-known among Democratic circles for his environmental work.

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SC: Green Party Senate Candidate Sees Opportunity in Democrat Greene’s Nomination

From the Post and Courier via TPID:

Will the controversial U.S. Senate candidacy of Democrat Alvin Greene open the door for the Green Party? Tom Clements hopes so. Clements decided to enter the race as a Green Party candidate before he knew who the Democrats would put up to face incumbent Republican Sen.… Read more ...

Tom Clements Gaining Traction Amid SC Democrats

Tom Clements, an environmental activist running for the US Senate in South Carolina, appears to have received a significant boon from the candidacy of Democrat Alvin Greene. Greene, you may recall, is the controversial unemployed veteran who unexpectedly won his primary to take on Republican Jim Demint and Clements in the general election.… Read more ...

Other Polls 9% in South Carolina Senate Race

Rasmussen Polls released a new poll on June 15th for the U.S. Senate race in South Carolina. The major party nominees are Jim Demint, the Republican incumbent, and Alvin Greene, the Democrat and political newcomer. Greene has attracted negative media because of a pending investigation concerning whether he did or did not show pornographic material to a female college student without her permission.… Read more ...