Tag Archives: Brent McMillan

Brent McMillan: ‘Overcoming the Crabs in a Bucket Syndrome’

From the Fall 2010 Green Pages. Related article from the Libertarians: LP: Wherefore the urge to purge?

by Brent McMillan, Green Party Executive Director

When one crab tries to crawl up out of a bucket of crabs, the other crabs will reach up and drag the escaping crab back down into the bucket.Read more ...

Top State House Green Party Campaigns

Via Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch:

This list was put together by Brent McMillan, consisting of Green Party campaigns for State House (or Assembly) seats. It includes all of the races that finished with over 15% of the vote in 2010:

  • Mark Miller for State Representative 3rd Berkshire District, MA 4,459 votes 45.0%
  • Jeremy Karpen for State Representative District 39, IL 5,354 34.7%
  • Fred Horch for State Representative District 66, ME 1,272 34.38%
  • Ben Manski for State Assembly District 77, WI 7,761 31.0%
  • Anna Trevorrow for State Representative District 120, ME 945 31.04%
  • Seth Berner for State Representative District 115, ME 1,002 27.93%
  • Charlie Howe for State Representative District 115, IL 7,178 24.91%
  • Cheryl Wolfe for State Representative District 11, MT 1,052 24.86%
  • Mark Swaney for State Representative District 90, AR 2,393 24.83%
  • Jack Lindblad for State Assembly District 39, CA 9,728 21.09%
  • Nicholas Payne for State Representative District 67, CT 1,366 20.34%
  • Rex D’Agostino for State Representative District 183, PA 3,482 19.1%
  • Mark Meyers for House of Delegates District 11, WV 768 19.06%
  • Cynthia Santiago for State Assembly District 51, CA 12,753 18.26%
  • Hugh Giordano for State Representative District 194, PA 3,547 18.1%
  • Lee Scott Laugenour for State Representative 4th Berkshire District, MA 2,483 18.0%
  • Kenneth Williams for State Representative District 29, IL 4,122 17.2%
  • Linda Macias for State Representative District 21, AZ 12,204 17.01%
  • Vince LaMie for State Representative District 105, IL 2,928 15.2%

Note the wide range of geographical locations, from Maine to California, Wisconsin to Arizona, Illinois, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Montana, and Arkansas.… Read more ...

Half Million Votes for Green Senate Candidates

Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch

The eleven Green Party candidates on the ballot this year for US Senate netted a combined half million votes. The 510,000 votes is the highest combined total for Green Party Senate candidates since 2000, when Medea Benjamin won 326,000 votes for US Senate in California and Vance Hansen picked up over 100,000 in Arizona.… Read more ...

Green Party Wins on Election Day 2010

Compiled by Brent McMillan and posted at Green Party Watch by Ronald Hardy:

Wins (including ballot access) on Nov. 2, 2010 – Unofficial Results

ARKANSAS
Joy Ballard won her race for Saline County Collector, AR. She finished first of seven candidates for one seat with 19,131 votes, 69.28%. Partisan.

CALIFORNIA
Bruce Delgado won his re-election to Mayor of Marina City, Monterey County, CA.… Read more ...

Green Party Director McMillan Stepping Down

Posted at Green Party Watch by Ronald Hardy:

Brent McMillan, Executive Director of the Green Party of the United States, has announced that he will be stepping down from his position after this year. McMillan has been in the role of first Political Director then Executive Director of GPUS since 2004.… Read more ...

Green Pages: ‘Playing Hardball: How to be effective in Politics’

by Brent McMillan, Executive Director of the Green Party of the United State
GP.org

Fall 2009 Green Pages


At a press conference at the Green Party of the United States Annual National Meeting in Washington DC in 2003, then Green State Assembly member Matt Ahern was asked by a reporter, “So what’s it like to be the only Green on the New Jersey State Assembly?… Read more ...

Libertarian and Green Party Leaders Will Testify in D.C. Omnibus Election Bill Hearing

The D.C. city council Committee on Government Operations will be holding a hearing on Monday, on the “Omnibus Election Reform Act of 2009,” which strengthens ballot access laws. Libertarian Party national chair Bill Redpath and Green Party Political Director Brent McMillan expect to testify.

The District of Columbia requires more signatures, as a percentage of the number of voters, for minor party and independent presidential candidates, than any other jurisdiction in the U.S.,

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Green Party results from local elections on 5/19

Yesterday there were local elections in many towns across the United States.  Thanks to Green Party employee Brent McMillan and Green Party Watch, we have the results for the five races with Greens in them yesterday.

Unopposed, Ruth Alexander won her race with over 98 percent of the vote for re-election to the Ashland school board in Jackson County, Oregon.… Read more ...

Green Party Political Director on Internet radio show

Green Party Political Director Brent McMillan is the guest on today’s Green Party Watch Radio. He will be discussing the election results of November 4th, the coming election in New Orleans, and other things as they come up.

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