As reported at Ballot Access News, the Green Party has decided to move its 2020 national convention from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan to the virtual world. The originally scheduled dates of July 9 through July 12 remain in place for the event.
This comes as Wayne State University says it will not be able to accommodate the party in light of the coronavirus pandemic that has put most of the nation on lockdown since mid-March.… Read more ...
GP.org, the Green Party’s official website, lists the following individuals as candidates for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination. Each candidate name link below downloads an official questionnaire the candidate filled out for the party:
As was posted earlier in the month by Krzysztof Lesiak, Libertarian Scott A. Boman was assaulted by police and arrested when he arrived at a debate for the city clerk position in Detroit, Michigan. You can read the story here . I asked him for an update, and he sent me quite a bit of information.… Read more ...
Darrell Castle talks about the efforts of Detroit, Chicago and other cities to transfer unfunded health costs to Obamacare. Castle was the Constitution Party’s 2008 vice-presidential nominee and is considering seeking the CP’s nomination for president in 2016. (August 2, 2013)
Darrell Castle talks about the city of Detroit filing for bankruptcy relief. Castle was the 2008 Constitution Party vice-presidential nominee and a former three-time national vice-chairman of the party.
On April 5, Detroit elected members of Citizens’ District Councils in non-partisan elections. The city has 19 districts for this office, and each district elects six members every year, for three year terms. Each council has 18 members.
Matt Erard, a leader of the Socialist Party, was elected this year in the Downtown District.
From the GPMI Newsletter, upcoming State & Local Party meetings and events:
Detroit Greens are teaming up with Greens in the tri-county area for Metro Detroit Greens Meetings. These meetings give us an opportunity to build on the networking, connections and solidarity we developed in the 2010 elections.
Although this press release does not identify him as such, Scott Boman has been an activist in the Libertarian Party for many years.
Detroit, MI – At least one of the looming vacancies on the much-maligned Detroit Board of Education is now destined to be filled. On Thursday September 2nd, local educator Scott Boman officially declared his intent to be a write-in candidate for the Detroit Board of Education Voting District 7.… Read more ...
President Obama must cancel his plans for Atlantic and Alaskan offshore drilling, and hold BP and Halliburton liable for the Gulf spill’s damage, say Greens
• Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on energy
policy, climate change, and related issues:
• The Green Party’s 2010 Annual National Meeting, Detroit, Michigan,
June 24-27 http://greenpartymeeting2010.wordpress.com… Read more ...