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A candidate’s tragic death leads her mother to advocacy

From the Washington Post:

When Natasha Pettigrew, a Green Party candidate for the U.S. Senate, was killed while riding her bicycle two months ago, her mother, Kenniss Henry, filled in, campaigning throughout Maryland.

“I pretty much was my own campaign team,” said Henry, who switched her party from Democratic to Green to take her daughter’s place in the race to unseat incumbent Barbara A.

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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 ...

Natasha Pettigrew’s mother picks up daughter’s torch as MD Senate candidate

Thanks to Green Party Watch for the Tweet and the headline.

Natalie McGill reports at Gazette.net:

The mother of Natasha Pettigrew, a Green Party Senate candidate who died Sept. 20 after her bike was struck by a sport utility vehicle, will replace her daughter as the party’s nominee.

Kenniss Henry of Cheverly will run in Pettigrew’s place in the Nov.

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