Tag Archives: Green Party of Michigan

Michigan Greens Nominate Bobby Jones in Flint Area State Senator Special Election

The following was posted today at Green Party Watch: 

Citizen Activist Joins Race to Fill Flint Area Vacancy, Offers Principled Alternative to Political Musical Chairs

The Green Party of Michigan (GPMI) has nominated Bobby Jones to be the Green candidate on the ballot for the May 7 special election for 27th District State Senator.… Read more ...

Michigan Green Party nominates slate of 34 candidates for 2010 elections

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The Michigan Green Party recently nominated a number of candidates, including several for statewide office and Congress, bringing the total number of Greens running in Michigan this year to 34. The candidates include Harley Mikkelson for Governor and Lynn Meadows for Lt. Governor, John Anthony La Pietra for Secretary of State, and 7 candidates running for various statewide education-related offices.… Read more ...

Secretary of State candidate La Pietra (G-MI) on Making Elections Fairer

On The Wilder Side:

John Anthony La Pietra

John Anthony La Pietra

Offers Ideas on Protecting Election Rights, Withdrawing Petition Signatures, and How to Make Elections Fairer and Better for Voters

John Anthony La Pietra, nominated by the Green Party of Michigan (GPMI) as the party’s 2010 candidate for Secretary of State, has posted the first three “position discussion papers” on his campaign Website.… Read more ...

Michigan Green Party Convention This Weekend

From a post at Green Party Watch by Ronald Hardy:

The Green Party of Michigan is holding their State Membership Meeting and Nominating Convention in Lansing, MI, where candidates for local, county, state and federal offices will be nominated for the fall election. The Convention is both Saturday July 31 and Sunday Aug.… Read more ...

Michigan Poll Registers Support for Third Parties

A poll conducted in Michigan registered support for the Green Party and Libertarian Party in that state at 3% and 8%, respectively. The U.S. Taxpayer’s Party of Michigan, the Constitution Party’s affiliate in the state, was not included in the poll.

Thinking about the following political parties and groups that are getting involved in political issues these days, which group best reflects your views?

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Michigan Greens Say Granholm’s Final “State of the State” Speech Is Disappointing, Short-Sighted, Business as Usual

By way of On The Wilder Side:

GPMI Candidates Will Focus on Prosperity and Peace for People, Environment

Members of the Green Party of Michigan (GPMI) are disappointed, though not surprised, by the contradictions between Governor Granholm’s talk of a new direction for Michigan’s economy and her obvious support of the same old business as usual .… Read more ...

Green Party of Michigan: Rev. Edward Pinkney to appear in Detroit on MLK Day

Hat tip and thanks to Green Party Watch for the info. Reverend Edward Pinkney is Honorary Co-Chair of the Green Party of Michigan.

Full story with background at People’s Tribune
Another Victory And Another Defeat

By Attorney Hugh “Buck” Davis

…He [Reverend Pinkney] will speak in Detroit on January 18, at 12 noon, at the Martin Luther King Day Rally and March for Jobs, Peace and Justice at Central United Methodist Church, 23 East Adams at Woodward (contact 313-702-5558).Read more ...