The Green Party national office has released a list of party members who were elected or re-elected last week. As noted at this site earlier, Ben Chipman was elected to the Maine legislature [p: as an independent], and the party won three important elections in California: in Richmond; Mendocino County; and Hollister.… Read more ...
Dan Hamburg is a former Democratic Congressman from California as well as the gubernatorial candidate for the Green Party in 1998. Hamburg ran for Mendocino County Supervisor this year and placed first, with 34%. However, since he did not win a majority, the race is headed for a runoff.
The chances for change are slimmer in the much watched 5th District supervisor race, in which candidates to the left and right of liberal appear to be facing a runoff.
Former Democratic Congressman Dan Hamburg, who also ran for governor of California as a Green in 1998, is now running for 5th District County Supervisor in Mendocino County. The county is known for being a place where the spirit of the sixties lives on, with marijuana being its biggest cash crop and, in the words of Hamburg, “more organic acreage” than any county in the United States, among other things.… Read more ...
Patricia Welch, chairwoman of the Humboldt County Republican Party, said that, as of Friday, no Republican has announced their intention to challenge Chesbro.
But a Green Party candidate has.
William Meyers, who lives in Mendocino County near Point Arena, has announced his intention to challenge Chesbro for his seat and, according to his Web site, is in the process of collecting the signatures needed to qualify for the ballot.