Tag Archives: Maine Green Party

Maine Green Independent Party co-sponsors Bring Our War $$ Home campaign

Emailed to IPR:

CONTACT:
Bruce Gagnon (207) 443-9502
Lisa Savage (207) 399-7623
Mark Roman (207) 643-2356

Augusta, March 9 – Governor LePage and legislative leaders were invited to meet with representatives of Maine’s Bring Our War $$ Home campaign via letters sent by certified mail in February. As no responses have been received, a second copy of the letter will go out this week.… Read more ...

Maine Greens Applaud Passage of Instant Runoff Voting in Portland

By way of Green Party Watch:

MAINE GREENS CONGRATULATE CANDIDATES FOR RUNNING STRONG CAMPAIGNS, STRENGTHEN THE CALL FOR ELECTORAL REFORM

Maine Green Independent Party Candidates who ran for the office of state house and state senate ran strong campaigns, often finishing a close second in the race Tuesday night. Fred Horch, of Brunswick, ran a close second with 34% of the vote in District 66.… Read more ...

Maine Greens Play the Game Without a Player

From the Kennebec Journal:

It may be the first election in 16 years without a Green candidate for governor on the ballot, but that doesn’t mean the Maine Green Independent Party won’t have an impact on the race.

Green leadership has met with one candidate – indepedent Eliot Cutler of Cape Elizabeth – and have invited the other four contenders in for sit-downs.

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Dems, GOP, and Independent Lose Registrants Since 2008, Third Parties Make Gains

Professor Michael P. McDonald is one of the recognized experts on registration numbers by political party in the United States. He is a professor at George Mason University and has an article on that very subject here.

Richard Winger summarizes McDonald’s numbers nicely for third party aficionados.

McDonald has also calculated that since November 2008, the number of registered Republicans has declined 3.5%, the number of registered Democrats has declined 2.7%, the number of registered independents has declined 1.6%, and the number of voters registered in minor parties has increased 2.4%.

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