Tag Archives: Jason Wallace

Green Party candidate for Congress polling near 10%

The Green Party’s candidate to represent Illinois’s 11th Congressional district, Jason Wallace, is polling at 9% in a recent SurveyUSA poll. Wallace is a political newcomer and veteran of the war in Iraq. He has previously polled at about 5%. His Democratic opponent is at 50% and the Republican is at 37%, with the seat being vacated by a Republican incumbent this year.… Read more ...

Green Party Watch expands on list of ‘campaigns to watch’

Expanding on the list of top campaigns to watch sent out by the Green Party US national office yesterday, Green Party Watch is compiling a larger list of their most active and interesting campaigns.

Interested readers can make additional suggestions at Green Party Watch (or here), and IPR readers who support other parties may want to come up with a list like this for their parties as well.… Read more ...

Illinois: Green and Growing

The Rich Whitney campaign for Governor of Illinois showed Greens the value of a hard fought campaign. Unlike Democrats or Republicans, who secure a substantial number of general election votes just because of their party label, smaller party candidates must word hard for every vote they win. Whitney’s campaign, bringing in better than ten of every hundred votes, proved the value of earning votes the old fashioned way, by asking for them.… Read more ...