Tag Archives: Natasha Pettigrew

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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Top 10 Green Party Stories of 2010

Posted by Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch:

2010 was a roller coaster year for the Green Party. Mid-term elections proved voter dissatisfaction with the Democrats in power, but the media-darling Tea Party Movement drove voters to reactionary candidates, not helping Greens at the polls. International Greens saw successes in the United Kingdom, Australia, and other places, while US Greens were moved by the plight of the Palestinians in Gaza under siege by Israeli forces.… Read more ...

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.

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

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Green Party candidate for US Senate in Maryland, Natasha Pettigrew, dead after bicycle accident

The Maryland Green Party’s US Senate candidate, Natasha Pettigrew, has tragically passed away after being struck by an SUV while riding her bike Sunday morning.

Salon: Accident kills Maryland Green Party Senate candidate

AP: SUV hits, kills Md. Green Party Senate candidate

Maryland Politics: MD Green Party candidate dies after struck by SUV

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