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Memorial bike ride honors Natasha Pettigrew, 2010 MD Green Party US Senate candidate

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Gazette.net reports on a bike ride held in memory of Natasha Pettigrew, the Maryland Green Party’s 2010 US Senate candidate who was killed by a motorist while riding her bike last year:

Sophie Chan-Wood didn’t know Natasha Pettigrew, but when the avid cyclist heard about a Saturday morning memorial ride honoring the Cheverly woman, she saw an opportunity to ride to Prince George’s County via the Watts Branch Trail from Washington, D.C.

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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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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.

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