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Green Party of California analyzes 2010 election results

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Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010
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GREEN PARTY POSTS KEY MAYORAL, LOCAL WINS; State and Congressional candidates also garner high vote totals, including more than 20% in South State race

SACRAMENTO – The Green Party of California claimed key mayoral and supervisorial victories in local election results, and its state and congressional candidates garnered significant votes totals Tuesday far above party registration, according to party officials.… Read more ...

Trespass Charges Stemming From Debate Dropped Against Laura Wells, Green Party Gubernatorial Nominee in California

Ballot Access News:

The Marin County, California District Attorney dropped charges against Laura Wells. See this story. Wells was the Green Party gubernatorial nominee. She was arrested for trespassing for attempting to use a valid ticket to sit in the audience at one of the Jerry Brown-Meg Whitman gubernatorial debates.… Read more ...

Laura Wells, California Green for Governor, Appears in Court on Election Day on “Trespassing” Charge from Debate

Ballot Access News:

Laura Wells, Green Party gubernatorial nominee, will appear in court in San Rafael, California, on election day. She was arrested for trespassing last month when she tried to sit in the audience for one of the Jerry Brown-Meg Whitman major party gubernatorial debates. She and her attorney, Matt Gonzalez, are holding a press conference on the county courthouse steps at 12:30 p.m.… Read more ...

California Alternative Parties: poll, debate, school mock elections

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Field Poll Shows California Gubernatorial “Other” Candidates at 5%

On October 28, the Field Poll released a gubernatorial poll for California. The poll did not mention all 6 candidates on the ballot. It merely asked respondents if they favor the Democratic nominee, the Republican nominee, or a minor party nominee.

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Green Party Governor candidate arrested outside debate site

Thanks to Babette Hogan, whose Facebook message was among the first reports.

(excerpt from) LA Times Blog
Brown-Whitman debate: Green Party gubernatorial candidate arrested outside debate site

As Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown prepare for their final gubernatorial debate, the Green Party candidate for governor, Laura Wells, has been arrested outside the debate site.

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California Governor’s “Green Debate” Excludes Greens

From Gary Ruskin to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

California gubernatorial candidates Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman are planning a “green debate” on October 12 – without the Green candidate for governor, Laura Wells.

“What’s a “green debate” without a Green? It’s a fraud,” said Gary Ruskin, co-founder of Green Change, a national political organization based in San Rafael, where the debate will take place.… Read more ...

Polling Shows Little Support for Minor Party Nominees in CA

The Public Policy Institute of California will be co-sponsoring a future gubernatorial debate, and has a stated policy of only inviting candidates who demonstrate at least 10% support in a neutral poll to such an event. In order to provide for this, earlier this month the group polled the gubernatorial and senate races and included all nominees on the ballot.… Read more ...

Chelene Nightingale Receives the Endorsement of Former Congressman Tom Tancredo

Chelene Nightingale, a candidate for Governor of California under the banner of the American Independent Party, spent the weekend campaigning at the California Eagle Forum, which was held in San Diego with over 350 attendees. The Eagle Forum is an organization of non-partisan conservatives headed by Phyllis Schlafly. This article describes the event’s happenings:

Also attending and speaking at the Conservative forum were California Senatorial candidate Chuck DeVore, local San Diego sheriff candidate Jay LaSuer and two gubernatorial candidates – independent Chelene Nightingale and Republican Larry Naritelli, who both resonated with the conservative crowd more than the two leading contenders; billionaire Republicans Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner.

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CA Green candidate for governor releases tax returns before Democratic and Republican opponents

Laura Wells, who is running for the Green Party’s nomination for California governor, has released her tax returns before Democratic candidate Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman, who is said to be worth about one billion dollars.  More from News Blaze (read the full article here):

Democrat Jerry Brown, who owns expensive real estate and whose family runs an oil import business, is backed by two campaign committees with more than $40 million pledged.

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