Tag Archives: Arkansas Greens

Former Harlem Globetrotter Runs for Arkansas Legislature As a Green

The Harlem Globetrotters have played in a lot of places all over the United States, but small-town Arkansas really isn’t their venue. Fred Smith, former Globetrotter and Democratic legislator, has made the state his home, though. Now, after failing to qualify for the ballot as a Democrat, he has decided to run as the candidate of the Green Party in the race to reclaim his seat in the legislature.… Read more ...

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 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

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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 ...