Tag Archives: Associated Press

Rob Sherman Dies in Plane Crash

As reported by Ballot Access News and the Associated Press, Rob Sherman, former chairman of the Green Party of Cook County (Illinois) and frequent Green Party candidate for public office, died in a plane crash over the weekend.

The McHenry County Coroner confirmed Sherman died after crashing his small plane into a cornfield on either Friday or Saturday.  … Read more ...

Update on Candidates for the Green Party Presidential Nomination

Green Party Watch held a presidential poll with the following results:

1,792 votes cast, Jill Stein received 1,223 of them, or 68%. Roseanne Barr, who had just entered the race in the last week, picked up 526 votes, or 29%. There were 35 votes for Kent Mesplay, and 8 votes for Harley Mikkelson

GPW reports that Roseanne Barr is very active on Twitter, and had tweeted a challenge to Bill Maher, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to have both herself and Jill Stein on their programs.… Read more ...

Nader group files suit against various government agencies

According to the Associated Press, Ralph Nader’s group Public Citizen has filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and the Army Corps of Engineers over issues relating to the border fence along the US-Mexican border.  Public Citizen is suing over the failure of the agencies to provide documents in a Freedom of Information Act request by Denise Gilman of the Texas Working Group on Human Rights and the Border Wall.… Read more ...