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Arkansas Green Party Petition for Full Party Status Successful Fourth Time in a Row

H/T Ballot Access News and Green Party Watch:

Arkansas Greens have been certified for the ballot as a party, with 14,000 signatures submitted to cover a 10,000 signature requirement. Arkansas Greens were also on the ballot in 2006, 2008 and 2010. During those years Arkansas Greens elected a state legislator and received over 20% for US Senate and multiple US House races, among other achievements.… Read more ...

Arkansas Libertarian Party Soon Will Start Petition to Qualify as a Party for 2012

Ballot Access News:

The Arkansas Libertarian Party will launch a petition drive in April to qualify for the 2012 ballot as a full-fledged party. The party has virtually met its goal of raising $30,000 to pay for the petition drive, which needs 10,000 valid signatures, to be collected in any three months of the party’s own choosing.… Read more ...

Arkansas To Hold 4-Candidate U.S. Senate Debate

Ballot Access News:

Arkansas Educational TV will host a debate between all four candidates on the ballot for U.S. Senate, on October 13. The candidates are Democratic incumbent Blanche Lincoln, Republican John Boozman, Green Party nominee John Gray, and independent Trevor Drown. This is believed to be the first televised debate for a statewide office in Arkansas that includes a Green Party nominee.… Read more ...

Arkansas AFL-CIO Endorses Green Mark Swaney for Legislature

Ballot Access News:

The Arkansas AFL-CIO recently endorsed Mark Swaney, for state representative in the 90th district. Swaney is the Green Party nominee. His only opponent in November is a Republican.

Graphic from GP.org:

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Arkansas Green Party candidates in the news

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

After the Arkansas Green Party nominating convention on July 24th, Arkansas Green candidates have been appearing regularly in the news. Here are a few recent articles:

Arkansas News: Green Party candidate launches campaign for state treasurer

The Log Cabin Democrat: Conway man chosen to represent Green Party on November Ballot

KHBS-TV: Lincoln, Boozman face new candidate

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Arkansas Green Party nominates slate of candidates

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The Arkansas Green Party nominated several candidates at its state convention on July 24th. The candidates include two former state representatives, Jim Lendall for Governor and Bobby Tullis for Treasurer, as well as Rebekah Kennedy for Attorney General, who earned over 20% of the vote for US Senate in 2008.… Read more ...

Arkansas Green Party Nominates Jim Lendall for Governor

Ballot Access News:

On July 24, the Arkansas Green Party held its state nominating convention. Jim Lendall is the party’s nominee for Governor. If he gets 3% in November 2010, the party will enjoy qualified status automatically for 2012. Lendall will be the only person on the ballot for Governor, other than the Democratic and Republican nominees.… Read more ...

New Polling for Trevor Drown, John Gray for AR Senate

From the Arkansas New Bureau:

The poll of 793 likely Arkansas voters, conducted Saturday through automated phone calls, found that 57 percent said they would vote for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Boozman and 32 percent for Democratic incumbent Lincoln if the election were today.

Another 3 percent said they would vote for independent candidate Trevor Drown and 2 percent said they would vote for Green Party candidate John Gray, with the remaining 6 percent undecided.

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