On February 4th, the Illinois newspaper the Southern ran a piece featuring the Green Party’s reaction to Tuesday’s statewide primaries in Illinois. The Greens did have a primary, but most of the candidates running were uncontested.
“I’m in the race to win it and I think that’s entirely possible, given the record level of disgust with the two corporate-sponsored parties, the Democrats and Republicans,” Whitney said.
Saturday, September 5, 2009
Patrick Kelly, Media Coordinator, Illinois Green Party
Green Party to laid off workers: “Consider Running for Office”
In light of reports that AFSCME union workers’ jobs hang in the balance under Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to cut state spending, the Illinois Green Party offers this suggestion to those who do get laid off: If and when that pink slip comes, don’t despair — consider a run for public office.… Read more ...